Reviewing the Reviewer: Drew Kelly (Ep.205)

Blister reviewer, Drew Kelly — the man with the best turn in Crested Butte — is in the hot seat today, and in this insanely wide-ranging conversation, we talk about choss monsters, cave trolls, geek beaks, Drew’s dating profile, birding, Sweet Nasty, the universe, gear preferences, and more.

TOPICS & TIMES:

  • Meet Drew Kelly (2:52)
  • Growing up in New England (4:38)
  • Music, Writing, & Film (12:52)
  • College (14:02)
  • Moving through mountains (17:56)
  • Birding & Dating Profiles (20:35)
  • Ski Gear Preferences (27:36)
  • Backcountry Touring Gear (36:00)
  • Duke PT vs. ATK Freeraider (39:52)
  • Packing for the backcountry – (42:37)
  • Choss Monstering (45:02)
  • Favorite Blister Reviewer? (53:25)
  • Favorite Skier & Favorite Runner (55:19)
  • Stupidest thing you’ve ever done? (1:00:26)
  • What are you better at than Sam Shaheen? (1:02:03)
  • Gear you’re most & least picky about? (1:03:44)
  • Favorite Books, Movies, & Music (1:08:25)
  • Random Review (1:21:16)
  • Best question I haven’t asked you? (1:24:09)
  • What We’re Celebrating (1:29:39)

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