The celebrity backcountry skiers managed to escape the camera glass after their canine body guards ripped the photographer’s pack of chewing gum from his pocket, but not before the predatory paps shot this revealing photo of the McLean quiver. It’s rumored that People magazine offered six figures for the shot, but the paps turned them down in favor of WildSnow.com, which is a better venue for a tattered photog trying to repair his reputation. Click image for massive enlargement (caution, large file).
Canine body guards pictured below managed to chase off 36 photographers in the space of 45 minutes. At rest they appear quite lovable, but the eyes tell the tale. These are ferocious beasts that give quarter to none, least of all to a man with a camera.
WildSnow.com publisher emeritus and founder Lou (Louis Dawson) has a 50+ years career in climbing, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. He was the first person in history to ski down all 54 Colorado 14,000-foot peaks, has authored numerous books about about backcountry skiing, and has skied from the summit of Denali in Alaska, North America’s highest mountain.