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Faction La Machine Max Skis 2025

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Product Info

Looking for a dedicated powder touring stick for the deepest of days in the BC? Of course you'd look to one of the Indy brands from North America, where people are dumb enough to actually tour on skis wider than 100mm, right? Nope, it's the maniacs from Verbier who have this covered for 2023 with the Faction La Machine Max Skis. At 126mm in the waist with a ton of tip rocker and weighing less than 2,000 grams per ski, the LMM gets our vote for that special day in Hokkaido or Revelstoke, and we're glad someone had the guts to do it.

Product Details

Rocker Type

Rocker-Camber-RockerTip Rocker: 178 = 480mm, 186 = 480 | Camber: 178 = 2mm, 186 = 2mm | Tail Rocker; 178 = 300mm, 186 = 300mm

Flex

Flex Rating6 (1 = Soft, 10 = Stiff)

Sidecut

Elliptical SidecutElliptical Sidecut is 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 result in easier turn initiation. This sidecut allows for a wide variety of turn lengths, angles and mounting positions.

Shape

Tip Height70mm

Tail Height35mm

Core

Lightweight Sustainable Paulownia Wood Core

Laminates

Full Carbon WeaveBetween 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 fiberglass to provide strength and stiffness in the full length of the ski.

Phenol Binding Reinforcement Plate

Sidewalls

Microcap Full Strength SidewallMicro-cap construction is a hybrid of a premium, sandwich sidewall construction fused with a lightweight, durable cap construction. With micro-cap, the sandwich construction provides awesome edge hold and torsional stability while the ski’s topsheet wraps around and meets the sidewall, protecting the fragile joint that can be prone to chipping.

Additional Features

1% For the Planet

Bio-Based Resin

Made in Austria

Binding Compatibility

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

Drill Bit4.1 x 9mm

Specs

  • Terrain: Big Mountain, Powder, Alpine Touring More 
    Big Mountain Powder Alpine Touring
  • Skis: No Bindings
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
    Advanced-Expert
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber/Rocker More 
    Rocker/Camber/Rocker
  • Turning Radius: Long More 
    Long
  • Core/Laminates: Carbon, Wood
  • Tail Type: Partial Twin Tip More 
    Partial Twin Tip
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (cm) 178 186 192
Tip Width (mm) 148 148
Waist Width (mm) 126 126
Tail Width (mm) 139 139
Turning Radius (m) 24 26
Indiv. Ski Weight (g) 1890 1950

Other Notes

Faction products can only be shipped within the United States and Canada

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