Torched: A New, Flaming Film from Switzerland

Next-level night skiing with Nico Vuignier and Jules Guarneri

The mountains at night are a magical place, but the otherworldly nature of moonlit, silent, snow-covered forests and ridgelines is hard to capture on film. Europeans Nicolas Vuignier and Jules Guarneri took a more organic approach than past attempts (glowsuits, anyone?) with their short film, Torched. By attaching rescue flares (usually an unwelcome sight in a dark forest) to their assorted snow-sticks, they created a shadowy, fire-and-ice effect across a ton of terrain: narrow couloirs, terrain parks, big-mountain lines, and even a few urban hits. Their behind-the-scenes video, below, is worth a watch too, if just for the incredible shots of Wallis, Switzerland: