Facing the HeadWall

This is the story of Tuckerman Ravine. A springtime mecca for thousands of skiers, boarders and spectators alike. Join them for a truly unique experience as they venture into this majestic glacial cirque located in the heart of the White Mountains.

  • Alain R Comeau
    Director
  • Alain R Comeau
    Writer
  • Alain R Comeau
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 7, 2012
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    min DV
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Alain R Comeau

I grew up in New England and developed a passion for climbing and skiing. As a climbing guide I have shared many beautiful summits and adventures with my clients. An avid photographer and musician I was drawn to film as a medium to share my experiences in the mountains.

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Director Statement

Every spring expert and extreme skiers and snowboarders make the pilgrimage to the glacial cirque of Tuckerman Ravine. The film captures a uniques look at his yearly ritual and the diverse cast of spectators, skiers and boarders who venture to Face the Headwall.