Boone Mountain Sports - FACTION W AGENT 2.0X-2022

FACTION W AGENT 2.0X - 2022

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The Faction Agent 2.0X Skis are here to get you out of the resort and into the backcountry. A lightweight Karuba core backed by a carbon weave makes your life easier on the uphill while retaining power, edge hold, and control on the downhill. Rockered tips and tails keep you above the snow while the Ellipical Radius sidecut let's you dictate the skiing, not the conditions. Take control of your riding with the superbly well-rounded Faction Agent 2.0X Skis.

Product Details

Rocker Type

320mm Tip Rocker / 4mm Camber / 190mm Flat Tail Rocker

Flex

Flex Rating  7 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)

Sidecut

Elliptical Sidecut  Made up of a longer radius underfoot and shorter radii in the tip and tail of the ski. The long radius underfoot means you can pivot faster and easier, while a shorter radius in the tip and tail results in seamless turn initiation. This sidecut allows for a wide variety of turn lengths and angles.

Shape

Freeride Flat Tail  Traditional flat tail design is built for speed, ultimate edge grip and control throughout charging turns. Brought into the modern day with a slight tail rocker, this shape is easier than ever to slash your turn into a slarve and won't hook up in fresh conditions.

Surf Zones  Unites rocker and tip taper ensuring these two key features work in harmony. Rocker provides float and facilitates pivoting, while a tapered tip moves the widest part of the ski closer to the center and removes unwanted hooking. Surf Zones promise a floaty, seamless ride in all conditions.

Core

Lightweight Karuba Core  Karuba is an extremely lightweight wood core with good strength properties. Despite being little known, Karuba provides excellent flex and vibration absorption capabilities without adding weight, making it an ideal wood core for a touring ski that performs just as well on the uphill as on the downhill.

Laminates

Full Carbon Weave  Between 8 and 12 strips of Carbon, sandwiching either side of the ski’s woodcore, are laid unidirectionally, providing extra stability to the ski, without adding weight to the build. Each carbon strip is woven into the fibre glass to provide strength and stiffness in the full length of the ski.

Titanal Binding Plate  When you're on a day-long touring trip in the backcountry, you need to rely on your gear. Titanal reinforcement plates are laid up on top of the lightweight cores ensuring that your binding screws hold. This one-piece design fits alpine and touring bindings, adding trustworthy durability to these lightweight cores.

Sidewalls

Full Strength Sidewall  This construction places strips of protective material along the sides of each core, between the edge and the topsheet. Sidewalls provide the best possible edge hold and stability when the ski is engaged in a turn as well as protecting the wood core, edges and topsheet from impacts and outside damage.

Anti-Chip Tip & Tail Cap  Full strength sidewall underfoot, with the topsheet wrapping around the ski so that it meets the edge in the tip and tail. This provides strong protection from impact, boosting the ski's durability, as well as reducing the overall weight of the ski for freestyle or touring needs.

Edges

XL 2.5mm Edges  Extra edge thickness gives the skier a pair of skis that absorb shock and impact much better than skis with standard edges. The result is a ski with a much higher life expectancy.

Additional Features

Scratch Resistant Topsheet

1% for the Planet  As a proud member of 1% for the Planet, Faction is committed to donating 1% of all sales from the Agent Series to support organizations, individuals and events that are focused on bringing about a positive impact on the environment we love and enjoy. Their partnership with 1% for the Planet extends far beyond financial aid: Their teams collaborate on volunteer and research projects, as well as marketing initiatives.

Binding Compatibility

We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.

Specs

  • Terrain:All-Mountain, Alpine Touring
    All-MountainAlpine Touring
  • Skis:No Bindings
  • Ability Level:Advanced-Expert
    Advanced-Expert
  • Rocker Type:Rocker/Camber/Rocker
    Rocker/Camber/Rocker
  • Turning Radius:Medium
    Medium
  • Core/Laminates:Carbon, Wood
  • Tail Type:Flat
    Flat
  • Warranty:2 Years
Size (cm) 155 163 171
Tip Width (mm) 127 127 127
Waist Width (mm) 96 96 96
Tail Width (mm) 117 117 117
Turning Radius (m) 14 16 18
Indiv. Ski Weight (g) 1320 1410 1610