In this episode, David McFee talks to Nan Mandes about her time as Production Manager for the PBS television show, Trailside.

This interview was recorded ‎June ‎11, ‎2018, but was produced July 11th, 2023.

Trailside: Make Your Own Adventure was a six-time Emmy-nominated series that brought the outdoors to millions of viewers each week. The series premiered in 1993 and, at its peak, was available to over 80 million households via Public Television.

Special thanks to the band’s Tom Jode and Kelly Vice for providing music for the show and of course, thank you to you all for listening to SkippyCast.  

Mountain Biking in Utah.
Sea Kayaking in Baja.
Staff and Crew in Westport Connecticut Offices.
Pilot Episode: Smoky Mountains Crew with John Viehman. Steve Samuels (next to John Viehman) and Matt Cohen (Supervising Producer).
Nan Mandes suited up for the Rainforest Hiking in Puerto Rico.
Sea Kayaking in Baja.