Backcountry Skis

Faction Agent 3.0 (2021)

2021 Backcountry Ski Review

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Brand: Faction

Model: Agent 3.0


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

164, 172, 180, 188

Radius (m)




Rocker Technology



3lbs. 13oz.

Binding Included



The 2021 Faction Agent 3.0 Backcountry Ski
The 2021 Faction Agent 3.0 Backcountry SkiPhoto courtesy of Faction

The Agent 3.0 stands out as one of the more versatile skis Faction has produced in recent memory. Featuring a sturdy, lightweight caruba wood core, full carbon weave, and a Titanal mounting plate, these bright orange sticks are made for full-throttle descents beyond the gates. While the width and freeride-oriented shape warrants use on softer snow, the Agent 3.0 can maintain damp performance in variable snow and is especially fun in wide-open bowls of spring corn. Skiers with freestyle roots or freeride styles will be happy with this directional Faction as a backcountry quiver addition or a one-ski option ideal for trips into the untouched snow beyond the ski area via both touring and mechanized assistance.

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