Basecamp TV with Andrew McLean, Season 2: Turning Around

Andrew McLean is back for a second season of Basecamp TV, and this time he takes a dive into the softer skills of backcountry travel. Over five episodes, the Straight Chuter covers the nuances of nutrition, communication, safety, group dynamics and trip planning, all with his signature, expert blend of insight and humor.

In this episode: Andrew McLean talks about when to push for the summit or when it’s time to call it a day.

Basecamp TV Season 2 is brought to you by Backcountry Magazine, Black Diamond, Farm to Feet and Fritschi Swiss.

This article was originally published in December 2017. 

Shot on Location in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains and beyond.

Cinematography and editing by Noah Howell.


  1. Willis Richardson says:

    Very good, I enjoy any instruction and a new voice even though I have been backcountry skiing 20 years.

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