“TSIRKU” Director’s Cut: Saint Elias—Where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon Converge

Located deep in the Saint Elias mountains where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon converge, there is a place most skiers and snowboarders only dream of visiting. Brought to you by The North Face and Sherpas Cinema, ‘Tsirku’ is a big-mountain adventure ski film featuring snowboarder Ralph Backstrom and skiers Hadley Hammer and Sam Anthamatten, who set out to tackle the fabled corrugated spine lines of the Tsirku Glacier.



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