Schedule of San Diego County Events (Updated 1-15-18)

Discover San Diego events dedicated to outdoor activities like hiking, climbing and travel. Find an exciting challenge with great prizes, or a talk you can’t miss from an inspiring expert on your favorite outdoor sport or travel destination.

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Avalanche Awareness & Preparednessavalanche snowboarding


Avalanche Awareness will give you a comprehensive overview of avalanches, how they happen, how to travel in avalanche terrain, what conditions are cause for concern and what to do if you or your partner is caught in an avalanche.


Free Event
Happy Half-Hour at 6:30pm; Presentation at 7:00pm   
Wednesday January 17: A16 San Diego Store

Sponsored by: Arc’teryx & Helix Brewing Company



Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge San Diego – Info Sessions

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INFO SESSIONS for the Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge—a one-day, 28-mile hike on the PCT, on the weekend of May 18 - May 20, 2018



Tuesday, January 23: 7:00pm
Monday, January 29: 7:00pm
Saturday, February  3: 10:30am

Saturday, January 27: 10:30am
Monday, February 5:  7:00pm
Wednesday, February 7:  7:00pm


Anza Borrego 101: An IntroductionAnza Borrego

Join Anza-Borrego Foundation and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Staff for part 1 of a 4-part series all about Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.


Free Event
Happy Half-Hour at 6:30pm; Presentation at 7:00pm   
Wednesday, January 24: A16 San Diego Store

Sponsored by: Helix Brewing Company



Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinicmt whitney

If Whitney is on your "DO" list for 2018 NOW is the time to prepare! Whitney expert and Mountain Guide, Kurt Wedberg, will discuss gear, trip planning and popular routes.


Free Event
Happy Half-Hour at 6:30pm; Presentation at 7:00pm   
Tuesday, January 30: A16 Solana Beach Store
Wednesday, January 31: A16 San Diego Store

Sponsored by: The North Face, Sierra Mountaineering InternationalHelix Brewing Company


BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018

Ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters and climb the highest peaks.


San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park
March 6 - 11, 7pm

La Paloma Theater, Encinitas
March 23 - 25, 7pm

Sponsored by: The North Face