Our best ski edits to watch this holiday season
ABSTRACT: A FREESKI EXHIBITION38 MIN RELEASED: 2023
This year's feature-length film from Faction; a smash hit with audiences on our Global Film Tour and with snow-loving communities worldwide. Shot in Utah, British Columbia, Japan, Italy and Switzerland, starring one of the strongest ski athlete ensembles on the big screen.
MAGMA 318 MIN RELEASED: 2023
In our opinion, the strongest piece to be created by our superstar athlete Alex Hall and his crew. The 3rd installation in this high-octane edit series, it perfectly showcases Alex Hall's unmatched style and precision, complemented by the raw talent of fellow freeskier Hunter Hess.
CHILE: SPIRIT OF THE VOLCANO16 MIN RELEASED: 2022
The mission? Discover and ski some of the most impressive volcanoes on a road-trip south, connecting with the local community to understand the significance of the volcano in Chilean culture. Some seriously beautiful shots in this one.
ACTUAL AIR5 MIN RELEASED: 2023
In the depths of the Pacific Northwest, Faction athlete Micah Evangelista reflects on his life growing up in the shadow of Mt. Baker. Amongst many ski films including an analog aesthetic in their style briefs, we think this edit is one of the best at pulling off an authentic sequence of whimsical memories, in 16mm wonder. A love letter to the deep tree-lined pitches of the PNW.
SPATIAL PALATIAL7 MIN RELEASED: 2023
Feeling like you're surrounded by snowboarders this winter? This is one of our favorites from the dark side. Groove along with Fredi Kalbermatten and Gray Thompson through a record breaking storm cycle in California. Deep powder turns morph into resort hot laps and roof top airs as the duo walk through the door of the snow globe embracing a simple perspective; prioritize powder.
RAW SERIES S01 E02: ASTRID CHEYLUS4 MIN RELEASED: 2023
Faction athlete Astrid Cheylus is joined by Alaïs Develay to embark on a freeride spree of La Clusaz.
RAW SERIES S01 E01: SEBI MALL4 MIN RELEASED: 2023
Faction ambassador Sebi Mall masters the art of thriving in any conditions in the Dolomites. In partnership with Arc'teryx and Dbjourney.
ALTA4 MIN RELEASED: 2022
A distillation of what it means to have a party ski day. Our athletes take over Alta, UT, jiving and jibbing with that infectious end-of-season energy that everyone loves. From sailing through deep pow to slashing through springtime slush, follow in the flow as the team ride through every type of terrain in Alta’s renowned winter playground.
ZERMATT TO VERBIER16 MIN RELEASED: 2020
The Faction Collective follow in the tracks of the mythic 'Patrouille des Glaciers' race, across the high alpine traverse linking Zermatt to Verbier. Along the way, this team of freeriders discover a unique alpine history and ski some of the most impressive peaks in the Alps.
Mt. Hood8 MIN RELEASED: 2023
An all-star team makes the spring journey to Mount Hood for hand built booters and deep slush action.
Happy Holidays from Team Faction.