Steep Skiing Guru Andrew Mclean: Episode 38
Double Whippets, Gear Design and of Course Steep Skiing
We recorded this episode with Andrew back in the summer but it was so good we had to wait until you were paying attention. This was truly one of our favorite interviews and you will have to be the judge if we did a better job than Stephen Cobert did back in 2007 after the release of the movie Steep!
Stolen from his profile on Scarpa, this picture of Andrew getting steep features his invention one of my favorite tools, the whippet. It makes me feel way better about my liberal use of it when I hear he is often skiing around the Watsatch backcountry with one in each hand. This is from a different age in gear design and development when it was the athletes themselves that drove the demand, design, and end user.
Steep skiing as promised
- Doug Stenclik