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  • Venture Far: Volume 1 - The Bradley Hut Trip

    May 12 2022 – KETL Mtn.

    Venture Far: Volume 1 - The Bradley Hut Trip

    For the past several years (except 2020) a group of friends and I have been doing a backcountry ski hut trip in the Sierra Nevada. There are four backcountry huts which were built in the ~1950s and are run by the Sierra Club. The huts are very basic, no running water, no heat besides a wood burning stove, no beds...

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  • Learn, Laugh, Explore & More - October 15, 2021

    October 14 2021 – KETL Mtn.

    Learn, Laugh, Explore & More - October 15, 2021

    Trail Guide: Jason Fitzgibbon Filmmaker and fellow SoCal resident Brian Vernor documents Fitzgibbon as he shreds through subalpine regions around Los Angeles, educating and elaborating on our impact to the regions where we live and ride. Watch Drunk Man Joins His Own Search Party Eventually, Mutlu realized that the search party was looking for him because people were calling out...

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  • Learn, Laugh, Explore & More - October 1, 2021

    October 01 2021 – KETL Mtn.

    Learn, Laugh, Explore & More - October 1, 2021

    The Right Way to Poop in the Backcountry It may be taboo in daily life, but talking about poop is inevitable for any overnight hiker. Read More What Lewis & Clark Were Really Up ToPrinceton University historians confirmed Thursday that Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out on their legendary expedition mainly to justify the purchase of a lot of...

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  • A Way To Have Fun: Backpacking the Eastern Sierra's

    July 20 2021 – KETL Mtn.

    A Way To Have Fun: Backpacking the Eastern Sierra's

    An excellent alternative to the close by, extremely busy Yosemite National Park, is the Hoover Wilderness. My wife, Judah (our dog), and I covered 25 miles in the Hoover Wilderness where we spent two nights stargazing, swimming in dozens of high alpine lakes, reading books, & soaking up the sun. Finding solitude may sound like a strange way to describe...

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  • A Place To Have Fun: Portugal

    February 18 2021 – KETL Mtn.

    A Place To Have Fun: Portugal

    Nestled between Spain & the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal has become known for its incredible beaches, amazing food, and of course, Cristiano Ronaldo. But little did I know, the epic mountain biking that lay waiting for me deep within the jungles of this beautiful country. A little over a year ago, I had the opportunity to travel to Portugal for an...

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  • A Place To Have Fun: Mammoth Lakes, CA

    December 31 2020 – KETL Mtn.

    A Place To Have Fun: Mammoth Lakes, CA

    I recently took a family camping trip to Mammoth Lakes, CA, and it was one of the best experiences we could have asked for. Tucked in the Eastern Sierra’s in the Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Lakes is year round adventureland with endless opportunities for exploration and outdoor activities. Fishing, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, kayaking, paddleboarding...you name it. I have visited...

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