Big Mountain Adventure part 1: Haines Pass

Set deep in the C, snowboarder Ralph Backstrom and skiers Hadley Hammer and Sam Anthamatten, venture North to challenge the renowned Corrugated spine lines of the Tsirku Glacier. At the converge of Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon, a place only few skiers and snowboarders have conquered; The North Face athletes made the short list.

In late March of 2016, the team arrived at a base camp in Haines Pass, a region straddling the borders of the Yukon, British Columbia and Alaska. While awaiting better conditions to venture onto the Tsirku Glacier, they took the opportunity to explore the terrain surrounding Haines Pass by helicopter.

Their journey begins here!

 

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