• A Place To Have Fun: Downieville, California

    November 30 2020 – KETL Mtn.

    A Place To Have Fun: Downieville, California

    In Search Of Gold I’ve been picking my nose for years in search of gold. I have yet to find any, so I took my search to Downieville, CA instead. During the gold rush of the 1800s, Downieville was known for its vast mountains filled with gold, so much so, “it vied to become the new state capital of California.”...

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  • High Country in Silverton and Coors for Breakfast

    August 31 2020 – Jeff Cayley

    High Country in Silverton and Coors for Breakfast

    One time some fun having lady told us our gear looked rad. So we sent her a gift card and she did precisely what is intended to do in our gear. HAVE FUN! In the words of Avra herself: "Damn Ketl, had a ruckus of a weekend in style!! Took on the high country of Silverton, did a little backcountry...

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  • Would Taylor Swift Swipe Right?

    May 26 2020 – Jeff Cayley

    Would Taylor Swift Swipe Right?

    I’m pretty sure if I used this as a pic on @tinder that @taylorswift would swipe right. Mostly because of how stretchy, breathable and durable my shorts are. Oh and because she can’t really see my fudged hair all that clearly.A man can dream baby! A man can dream.

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  • A Micro Adventure & A Llama Named Mark

    May 18 2020 – Dominic Abbott

    A Micro Adventure & A Llama Named Mark

    On the rare occasion Dominic convinces his wife into something that she actually likes. When this happens he is compelled to write a little inspiring poem about it. Have a little read... Fun and precious are the unexpected micro-adventures. A 10 mile bike ride out my front door is hardly what I would consider an “adventure.” It lacks the distance,...

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  • Brand Goals For KETL

    May 12 2020 – Jeff Cayley

    Brand Goals For KETL

    It really is incredible how a well intentioned company can have such a positive impact and influence on the world. Seeing brands like Patagonia make such great products at the same time as they bring light to their mission of saving the planet is inspiring as hell.I think the world simply needs more brands (and individuals) that have passion, an audience and...

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  • Being Outside

    May 06 2020 – Jeff Cayley

    Being Outside

    There are a lot of indescribable emotions attached to being outside. Doing things that fill you with adrenaline. Seeing landscapes that make you pause with a loss for words. Grinning ear to ear because you “almost” went over the bars but somehow didn’t. Or even wearing your shoes with no socks because you had to sacrifice those socks in an...

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