Our standard core material. Poplar is a medium-weight, damp, vibration-absorbing softwood. Ash is a heavier hardwood that compliments the Poplar by increasing stiffness, responsiveness and providing a solid base for the binding screws.
Faction expanded its five-point sidecut line to include a 106-mm variation this season. The 106-mm waist is versatile enough to handle the everyday grind as well as those “six inches reported, skiing more like 10” days on the hill. It straddles the barrier separating stiff, stable performance and playfulness, thanks to a combination of lively poplar and robust ash in its core.