2022-2023 Faction Dancer 2X

Ski: 2022-2023 Faction Dancer 2X, 171 cm

Available Lengths: 155, 163, 171, 177 cm

Blister’s Measured Tip-to-Tail Length (straight-tape pull): 169.0 cm

Stated Weight Per Ski: 1770 grams

Blister’s Measured Weight per Ski: 1787 & 1798 grams

Stated Dimensions: 127-96-117 mm

Blister’s Measured Dimensions: 126.7-95.6-116.6 mm

Stated Sidecut Radius (171 cm): 17 meters

Measured Tip & Tail Splay (ski decambered): 71 mm / 23.5 mm

Measured Traditional Camber Underfoot: 4.5 mm

Core Materials: poplar + titanal (2 layers) + fiberglass laminate

Base: sintered

Factory Recommended Mount Point:

  • “Newschool”: -7.2 cm from center / 77.3 cm from tail
  • “Progressive”: -8.7 cm from center / 75.8 cm from tail
  • “Classic”: -10.2 from center / 74.3 cm from tail
Kara Williard reviews the Faction Dancer 2X for Blister.
Faction Dancer 2X - 22/23 Top Sheet
Review Navigation:  Specs //  First Look //  Rocker Pics

[Editor’s Note: In the interest of getting you information sooner on some of the products we’re reviewing, we’re posting here some of our measured specs and manufacturer details, and will update in the future. Take a look, and let us know in the Comments Section below what questions you’d like us to answer.]

What Faction says about the Dancer 2X

“All-mountain soul. 

Click into the Dancer 2X and enjoy pure, all-mountain freeride bliss. Two razor-thin sheets of metal complement the sustainably-sourced poplar wood core for the ideal blend of up-tempo energy, light weight and stable, full-control handling. Its 96 mm waist is versatile to handle all conditions and all terrain. You’ll even float and dance above the choppy stuff thanks to the perfect touch of rocker. Backed by the finest, most durable Austrian construction, powered 100% by renewable energy.

Flex Pattern

Here’s how we’d characterize the flex pattern of the Dancer 2X:

Tips: 7-7.5
Shovels: 7.5-8
In Front of Toe Piece: 8-10
Underfoot: 10
Behind the Heel Piece: 10-9
Tails: 9-8.5

The flex pattern of the Dancer 2X feels practically identical to that of the Dancer 2.

Flash Review

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2022-2023 Faction Dancer 2X, BLISTER
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