October 24, 2023

Bruno McGowan’s Shift from Snow Sports to Overlanding [EP 407]

Show Notes

Rick Saez
Bruno McGowan's Shift from Snow Sports to Overlanding [EP 407]

After a long career in the snow sports space developing the world’s first digital avalanche rescue transceiver and promoting avalanche safety for all snow sports enthusiasts, Bruno McGowan has joined the Overlanding world as part of the founder group at Tune Outdoor. Tune Outdoor was specifically designed to let you spend more time in your natural state, out there, doing cool things . . . again and again.

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Show Notes

[00:04:37] Creating a successful product requires diverse competencies.

[00:07:18] An innovative solution: spacious and outdoor integration with a platform for east-west sleeping.

[00:11:16] Aluminum awning doors with accessories, including bed extension and tinted glass option available.

[00:16:09] Bruno discusses design requirements and material selections for achieving a lightweight space with a high space-to-weight ratio. Molded corner brackets were utilized.

[00:19:17] Stringent quality control requirements throughout the supply chain.

[00:24:26] Organizing their first YouTube user group rally. No details yet.

[00:27:45] Rick’s favorite camp spot, Campsite A, is now popular. It’s no longer secret.

[00:30:18] Rick and Bruno discuss the possibility of the Outdoor Retailer trade show becoming more consumer-focused.

[00:34:50] Bruno loves coffee and prefers simple, durable coffee-making tools.