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Stick'em Up - How to touch up your climbing skins with BD Gold Label glue
 
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Nothing will ruin a good day of ski touring faster than blown out skin glue. ARRRRRG! But, it is easy to fix with a quick coat of BD Gold Label glue, which will last a long time and stick like a mofo.
Views: 18102 Andrew McLean
Narrated Couloir Skiing
 
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Here are a few of the things I think about when skiing a steep couloir. This video was shot on a line known as the Tomahawk Couloir in SE Alaska and was roughly 4-45 degrees in steepness and 1,800' tall.
Views: 3482 Andrew McLean
Backcountry Skiing - Change Over from Climb to Ski
 
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A quick video (1:35 minutes) on changing over from skinning to getting ready to go skiing.
Views: 87636 Andrew McLean
Skiing Solidarity Peak in the Wrangell-St.Elias Mountains, Alaska
 
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A short video of a great run near the Ultima Thule Lodge in Alaska
Views: 7653 Andrew McLean
Contour kids adapter
 
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The Contour Ski Touring Adapter for kids, which along with a set of skins, allows kids to climb uphill on skis for backcountry skiing. Available through Camp USA.
Views: 2916 Andrew McLean
Self Belayed Cornice Chop n' Drop
 
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A quick way to give yourself a belay when ski cutting a cornice in the backcountry. Don't try this at home, unless you live on a ridgeline with a lot of cornices.
Views: 3235 Andrew McLean
Dylan Freed Skis the Sliver & Coalpit Headwall - Utah
 
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Dylan Freed Skis the Sliver & Coalpit Headwall - Utah
Views: 4438 Andrew McLean
Bomber Tent Anchors in Sloppy Snow
 
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How to make a bomber tent anchor in less than ideal snow conditions.
Views: 11308 Andrew McLean
Scarpa Rush Review
 
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A quick review of the Scarpa Rush AT boot.
Views: 12662 Andrew McLean
45 Knot Storm
 
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Enduring a 45 knot storm in SE Alaka during a storm bound ski mountaineering trip.
Views: 12281 Andrew McLean
Just the Tip - Extended Column Test (ECT) for Snow Stability Testing
 
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Mark Sedon demonstrates how to do a quick ECT test. Location: Gulmarg, Kashmir
Views: 1842 Andrew McLean
Ripping skins without taking your skis off - Just the Tip
 
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How to rip your climbing skins off of your skis without taking your skis off.
Views: 2038 Andrew McLean
Revelation Mountains, AK
 
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Skiing in the Revelation Mountains of Alaska with Jim Harris, Noah Howell, Courtney Phillips and Andrew McLean.
Views: 1641 Andrew McLean
Backcountry.com Nalgene Bottle Review
 
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A tongue-in-cheek review of the 1 liter Backcountry.com Nalgene bottle.
Views: 5987 Andrew McLean
Mountain Hardwear Thermostatic Jacket Review - Pittak Pass, AK
 
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A goofy review of a not-so-goofy product, the MHW Thermostatic Jacket.
Views: 7420 Andrew McLean
How to Fix Glopping on Touring Skins
 
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How to remedy snow glopping on your ski touring skins while touring.
Views: 4012 Andrew McLean
Skiing the Heyburn Couloir, Sawtooth Mtns, Idaho
 
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Danny Walton, Gabe Rogel, Luke Miller, Mike Hattrup and Andrew McLean hiking up and skiing down the Heyburn Couloir in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho.
Views: 10996 Andrew McLean
Fairshare Mug Review
 
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Review of the GSI Fairshare Mug for Backcountry.com
Views: 5814 Andrew McLean
The Drake Shake
 
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Force 12 on the Drake Passage. Party on!
Views: 3881 Andrew McLean
Extended Column Test
 
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Dylan Freed demonstrates the Extended Column Test as a mean of evaluating snow stability.
Views: 33003 Andrew McLean
Skiing the Catcher's Mitt
 
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Backcountry skiing in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah.
Views: 374 Andrew McLean
Avalanche Science Project
 
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Loading up and releasing a desktop avalanche for a kindergarten science project. No plastic pigs were harmed in the making of this video.
Views: 20290 Andrew McLean
Skiing the NW Couloir of the Pfiefferhrn - Utah
 
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Dylan Freed skis the NW Couloir of the Pfiefferhorn in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.
Views: 3949 Andrew McLean
Mountain Hardwear Spearhead Mitt Review
 
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An irreverent review of my all-time favorite glove/mitt for backcountry skiing.
Views: 733 Andrew McLean
Sol Mountain Lodge - BC Skiing
 
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Backcountry skiing in Sol Mountain Lodge - BC
Views: 825 Andrew McLean
Climbing into a lenticular cloud on Mt. Crossen, AK
 
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Climbing into a lenticular cloud on Mt. Crossen, Alaska
Views: 1409 Andrew McLean
How to fold an Outback Oven Pot Cozzie
 
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Mark Hobrook shows how to fold up an Outback Oven pot cozzie. This has been one of the greatest mysteries of alpine climbing for the last decade.
Views: 949 Andrew McLean
RGX - Ruth Glacier International Airport
 
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"Here to go where no tourist has gone before." The Ruth Glacier, April 2013
Views: 488 Andrew McLean
HSMF Ski Mountaineering Camp
 
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Scenes from the 2008 Hans Saari Memorial Fund Ski Mountaineering Camp, Jackson, Wyoming. June 9-13
Views: 1182 Andrew McLean
November Pow in the Wasatch
 
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Following Lara down a classic Wasatch backcountry run and meeting Noah Howell at the bottom.
Views: 2122 Andrew McLean
Pfiefferhorn Entrance & Rappel
 
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Rapping into the NW Couloir of the Pfieff.
Views: 2111 Andrew McLean
Crux Moves on the Central Thumb Route - Lone Peak Cirque
 
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Geoff Tabing floats theough the 5.9 crux moves on the Center Thumb - Lone Peak Cirque, Utah.
Views: 1613 Andrew McLean
Santa Comes to the Cariboo CMH Lodge
 
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Santa skips the reindeer and arrives in a special coach at the CMH lodge in the Cariboos
Views: 470 Andrew McLean
Review of the MSR XGK Stove
 
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My all-time favorite stove, although it is a bit loud...
Views: 16442 Andrew McLean
Coalpit Rap
 
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skiing, backcountry skiing, wasatch
Views: 2158 Andrew McLean
Kite Skiing at Strawberry Reservoir, Utah
 
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Kiting on a 12m Ozone Manta II with moderate winds at Strawberry Reservoir, Utah. 3/7/09
Views: 2550 Andrew McLean
Cornice Belay
 
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A quick and easy way to belay yourself up to the edge of a cornice to inspect the other side or perform avalanche assessment.
Views: 212 Andrew McLean
Tyson Bradley discusses the Wasatch Powderbird Guides
 
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Wasatch Powderbird Guide Tyson Bradley discusses how rich, influencial people keep heliskiing alive in the Wasatch Mountains amidst the endless controversy.
Views: 2017 Andrew McLean
MHW Compressor Jacket
 
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Views: 1730 Andrew McLean
Mountain Hardwear Wayback Pack
 
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A video review of the Mountain Hardwear Wayback Pack. This was filmed on a windy ridgeline, so the sound needs to be turned up at points.
Views: 3650 Andrew McLean
Skier Falls into Crevasse - Hangs by one toepiece
 
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Ben Ditto falls into a crevasse in Alaska and is saved by his Dynafit toepiece!
Views: 134692 Andrew McLean
Just the Tip - Speed Buckle
 
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Buckling up your boots, turning them into ski mode and changing your bindings from touring to skiing all done with only bending over once.
Views: 806 Andrew McLean
Backcountry Birthday Run - Feb 24, 2013
 
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With Steve McDonald.
Views: 217 Andrew McLean
Suicide Chute
 
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Suicide Chute (aka Country Lane) on Mt. Superior, Utah.
Views: 2603 Andrew McLean
JTT   Poor Mans Ski Crampon FB
 
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Tyson Bradley shows a quick alternative to the traditional ski crampon.
Views: 694 Andrew McLean
Alaska Range Foothills Fly Over
 
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Flying over the foothills of the Alaska Range between the town of Talkeetna and the Kahiltna Glacier in a Beaver aircraft.
Views: 1941 Andrew McLean
A Windy Day in a Tent on Mt. Foraker, Alaska
 
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Hanging out during some strong winds at 12,000' on the Sultana Ridge of Mt. Foraker.
Views: 3187 Andrew McLean
Lisa Falls Couloir
 
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Dylan Freed skiing the 5,000' Lisa Falls Couloir in LCC, UT.
Views: 3024 Andrew McLean
Chututorial 101
 
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Views: 3989 Andrew McLean