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Videos from the Yukon, Alaska, the Northwest Territories and British Columbia as well as other particularly interesting ones from around the world.

Murray Lundberg's Youtube Channel (94 videos - opens in a new window)
The playlists will probably make it easier to find videos that interest you.


Dramatic Films

The Gold Rush, with Charlie Chaplin
Released in 1925, this film follows The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) on his travels to the Yukon to take part in the Klondike Gold Rush (1:35:23).

Challenge to Be Free
Released in 1972, this film is a fictionalized account of the 1931 RCMP pursuit of a trapper named Albert Johnson, known as "The Mad Trapper of Rat River" (1:27:47).

A Century of Northern Films
A listing of the hundreds of films shot in, or whose subject is, the far north, from 1897 to 1997.


Boating Videos

Yukon River, Canyon City to Miles Canyon
A video taken from a little power boat running downstream from Canyon City through Miles Canyon to Schwatka Lake (11:16).


Wildlife/Nature Videos

Nature Rx
Set in the world of a spoofed prescription drug commercial, Nature Rx offers a hearty dose of laughs and the outdoors - two timeless prescriptions for whatever ails you (1:32).

Iliamna Lake Salmon Run
"Above Iliamna", by Jason Ching, uses aerial footage from a drone over Lake Iliamna in Alaska, following the crew of the Alaska Salmon Program as they conduct sockeye salmon surveys (05:30).">

Brown Bears Fishing at Haines, Alaska
Two brown bear sows with their cubs were very successfully fishing for eulachon in the Chilkoot River at Haines, Alaska (0:58).

Brown Bears of Katmai
This bear watching tour was part of a Natural Habitat Adventures trip from Kodiak to Katmai in early August, 2012 (10:06).

Brown Bear Fishing at Brooks Falls, Alaska
This video of a single bear shows just how easy fishing is for the bears at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve (2:06).

Grizzly Bear Kills Photographer in Alaska
This new report on the death of Richard White in Denali National Park in August 2012 shows some of the chilling photos he shot in the final moments of his life (1:58).

Porcupine Caribou Herd
This 8-minute video, shot by Chris Siddall in 2006 in Vuntut National Park, shows the Porcupine Caribou Herd during their mass migration.

Elk on the Alaska Highway in the Winter
A herd of elk along the Alaska Highway west of Whitehorse, with my huskies screaming with excitement (1:19).

Deer Wants to Play With Dog
A young whitetail deer plays in the water around an old dog who ignores her (1:46).


Travel Videos

Hang Son Doong, the World's Largest Cave
Take an otherworldly journey through Vietnam's Hang Son Doong, the world's largest cave, both from the ground and seen from a drone (6:18).

Wild Scotland
This video by John Duncan uses aerial footage shot from the Highlands and Islands on the west coast to John O'Groats and North Berwick on the east (3:41).

The Longest Way 1.0
In 2008, Christoph Rehage walked through China for a year. All the while, he let his hair and beard grow. This is the resulting video, which has won many awards (5:18).


Car & Truck Videos

Jeep vs Avalanche
A funny Jeep TV commercial: "The 2012 Jeep Wrangler is ready for snow, and winter doesn't stand a chance." (0:30)

Jaguar F-Type Coupe - The Art of Villainy
In this official Jaguar commercial, Tom Hiddleston shows how Brits play the best villains, with a European-model F-Type coupe (2:33).


Hiking & Mountaineering Videos

Kluane National Park - Cory Trépanier
This film by Parks Canada sees artist Cory Trépanier experience the park on foot, by raft and canoe, all the while setting up his easel to create a collection of oil paintings.

Climbing Canada's Highest Peak - Mount Logan, Yukon
In 2013, six men struggled to the top of Mount Logan, the highest mountain in Canada at 5,959 meters (19,551 feet) (7:07).

Yakutat to McCarthy via Mount Logan
A 370-mile, 30-day, self-supported raft/ski traverse from Yakutat to McCarthy (Alaska) including Mt. Logan, in May 2012 (5:18).


Dog Videos

If I Could Talk
This film, with a dog describing his life, starts with a man saving him from drowning in a river where he's been dumped in a bag. For anyone who loves dogs, this is a very emotional film (7:14).


Funny Videos

Seven-Day Weather Forecasts
Have you ever noticed that Environment Canada's 7-day forecasts always have a day of great weather at the end? Rick Mercer has (1:29).

Cat Herders, Super Bowl XXXIV commercial
One of the most imaginative and memorable television commercials ever made was shown during Super Bowl XXXIV, which was played on January 30, 2000 (1:09).


Inspirational Videos

Everybody Dies, But Not Everybody Lives
Most people, as they approach death, regret not the things they did, but the things they didn't do (5:40).


Videos About Firewood

How to Deal With a Truckload of Wood
Turning a truckload of logs into useable firewood isn't so hard (7:46).

Ingenious Firewood Splitting
This Ukrainian man uses a spring-loaded arm with a heavy maul to split his wood (1:01).

Flywheel Wood Splitter
A heavy wheel with a splitting maul welded to the face of it is powered by a small electric motor (0:54).

Industrial Firewood Splitter
This machine does a great job of splitting large quantities of firewood (2:07).