Andrew McLean of straightchuter.com has been a ski mountaineering legend with first descents on all seven continents. He has also been an effective spokesman for preservation of Wasatch backcountry skiing.
Andrews book The Chuting Gallery, is the culmination of many years of experience skiing the backcountry steeps in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. The Chuting Gallery covers 90 steep descents in 96 pages. It has over 90 photographs, with a foreword by the late Alex Lowe. There is also an index of descents arranged by difficulty. Andrew has led ski tours to many exotic locations and has an upcoming guided wilderness ski touring trip to the Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains of Alaska.