The Faction brand was originally founded in Verbier, Switzerland in 2006. A group of passionate friends got together and decided that they wanted to turn their mutual love for mountain sports into a business that would cater to like-minded people. They have a simple goal: offer a range of skis suitable for both women and men. The brand develops their skis according to the most demanding quality requirements for a variety of different sports such as freeride. Their catalogue is split into two parts. The first is versatile skis intended for a wide variety of people. The second is specialised skis for use by top athletes.
For the founders of the Faction brand, nothing but the very highest levels of quality, reliability and style are good enough. The design is integral to the process. The perfect ski may need to be versatile enough to let casual enthusiasts use it but it can also be specialised to the point where it can be used by professional athletes in their training while they search for optimum performances.
Faction is always looking at the cutting edge of technological advancements in the field. This way they can incorporate whatever they need to push their levels that much closer to perfection. Each of their products offers foolproof technical expertise.
This is easily Faction's star range. The Candide range is comprised of four different ski models and it is incredibly popular. Within it, there are specialised Freeride skis, All-Mountain skis, park only skis and others which are suitable for a variety of different environments. There is a pair of skis for everyone within the Candide range. For certain types of practice, the specificity of these skis is essential.
The Nine5 range offers a counterpoint to the Candide variety by offering a much more specialised selection. Skis within this range have specially designed skates that are perfect for frozen or uneven terrain and are just as suitable for particularly stable or newly groomed tracks.