A16 3-Peak Challenge Alternate RoutesALTERNATE ROUTES for completing the A16 3-peak challenge during fire closure of the San Gorgonio Trails. READ MORE ON: A16 3-Peak Challenge Alternate Routes Posted on Jul 9, 2018 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer
While winter is great in mountain towns, summer is equally epic, with loads of outdoorsy ways to spend the day. Here, 8 adventure-rich spots to visit this summer.READ MORE ON: 8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer Posted on Jul 9, 2018 by Adventure 16
Insider's Guide to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National ParkExplore the ancient trees and magical mountains in this incredible region. This is a premier destination for hiking and camping! READ MORE ON: Insider's Guide to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park Posted on Jun 27, 2018 by Adventure 16
A16vanlife - Utah to TennesseeA16's full-time Van Life Ambassador and part-time Design Aficionado, Jay Golien, has embarked on a six-week Road Trip throughout the Southwest and East as far as the Mississippi River. READ MORE ON: A16vanlife - Utah to Tennessee Posted on Jun 26, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Hiking on Catalina Island--FREE!Learn the basics of hiking and camping on Catalina Island, and receive the new Catalina Island Trails map which features over 165 miles of recreational roads and trails. Discover and plan for hikes of all levels, including the 38.5 mile Trans-Catalina Trail.
A16 San Diego Store
A16 West Los Angeles Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking on Catalina Island--FREE! Posted on Jun 25, 2018 by Adventure 16
8 of the Best Hikes Near BishopCalifornia, is packed full of wilderness adventure. Here are eight incredible treks, perfect for your adventures around this idyllic California town. READ MORE ON: 8 of the Best Hikes Near Bishop Posted on Jun 22, 2018 by
Phil's Camino Film ScreeningThis is the story of Phil, a man living with Stage 4 Cancer, dreaming of walking the 500 mile Camino de Santiago across Spain. Unable to make the trip, he builds a camino in the forest behind his house, starts to walk, and traces his progress on a map. This remarkable journey is one of hope, acceptance, and freedom, and is sure to inspire anyone who has ever dreamed of doing something that sounded impossible.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm, FILM SCREENING 7:00pmFriday July 13: A16 West L.A Store READ MORE ON: Phil's Camino Film Screening Posted on Jun 20, 2018 by Adventure 16
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail--FREE!Learn tips for gear and trip planning for backpacking California's premiere long-distance backpacking trail from avid long-distance backpacker and Triple Crowner, Shian "Barrel Roll" Sung.
Camping, Hiking and Climbing at El Capitan State Beach 6/1/18-6/4/18
by Ryan Pinza
Sales Associate, A16 West Los Angeles
Banff Mountain Film Festival Fall Showings
Santa Monica: Sun., Sept. 23
Encinitas: Fri., Sept. 28 and Sat., Sept. 29
San Diego: Sun., Sept. 30 and Mon. Oct. 1 READ MORE ON: Banff Mountain Film Festival Fall Showings Posted on Jun 13, 2018 by Adventure 16
How to Have an Adventure-Filled Road Trip Through Southern Utah and ColoradoBeginning in St. George and ending in Telluride, here's how to make the most of a weeklong road trip that travels from the sand to the snow across Southern Utah and Colorado. READ MORE ON: How to Have an Adventure-Filled Road Trip Through Southern Utah and Colorado Posted on Jun 4, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu--FREE!Join Jose and Nicole Montes to learn about Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail in Peru. Find out all about this famous trail and Machu Picchu, one of the 7 man-made wonders of the world.
HAPPY HALF HOUR: 6:30; PRESENTATION: 7pm
Wednesday, May 30: A16 San Diego Store; Thursday, May 31:A16 Solana Beach Store; Friday, June 1: A16 West Los Angeles Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu--FREE! Posted on May 30, 2018 by Adventure 16
Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler 60L Duffel - A Long Term ReviewA16 Adventure Travel Ambassador, Tim Axall, spent five months humping, hoisting and hauling this duffel all across SE Asia on planes, trains, boats, buses, motorbikes and more. How did it hold up? Read on... READ MORE ON: Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler 60L Duffel - A Long Term Review Posted on May 24, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Nature Play Mud Day FREEThe City of San Diego, Parks & Recreation Department is hosting this fun event for children and families. There will be fort building, nature crafts, interactive nature experiences, a mud obstacle course, mud play, special music, and Dr. Bronner's Magic Foam Experience!
Saturday, June 23, 9am - 1pm: Golden Hill Rec Center, San Diego READ MORE ON: EVENT: Nature Play Mud Day FREE Posted on May 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
A16 Backpacker's SwapmeetCOME FOR THE DEALS, STAY FOR THE FUN!
Come buy, sell or trade gear! This is a fun opportunity to get rid of unused gear, update to new gear and meet other fun lovin' outdoor folks. We only do this once a year. Don’t miss it!
Saturday, May 19: A16 San Diego Store & A16 West L.A. Store READ MORE ON: A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet Posted on May 17, 2018 by Adventure 16
10 Must-Do Hikes in the Mountain WestFrom sublime canyons, backcountry skylines, to alpine lakes, these must-do hikes in the Mountain West should be on any adventurer's bucket list. READ MORE ON: 10 Must-Do Hikes in the Mountain West Posted on May 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
Hiking Mt. Baldy via Ski Hut TrailThis hike takes you up past waterfalls, granitic cliffs, an old ski cabin, and culminates at the summit of the tallest mountain in the San Gabriel Mountains. READ MORE ON: Hiking Mt. Baldy via Ski Hut Trail Posted on May 14, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: 3-Peak Challenge ClinicCome meet and learn from John Drollinger, a “Three Saints” Challenge expert and seasoned veteran of SoCal's highest peaks: San Antonio (Mt. Baldy), San Gorgonio and San Jacinto, aka the “Three Saints.”
Wednesday, May 9: A16 San Diego Store; Thursday, May 10: A16 Solana Beach Store; Friday, May 11: A16 West Los Angeles Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: 3-Peak Challenge Clinic Posted on May 8, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Exploring and Protecting the Grand Canyon Wilderness--FREE!Learn about recreation opportunities and stewardship challenges in one of the wild treasures of the American West and one of the planet’s most iconic landscapes!
Presented by National Park Service Research Fellow, Tobias Nickel.
Wednesday, May 16: A16 San Diego Store, 7pm READ MORE ON: EVENT: Exploring and Protecting the Grand Canyon Wilderness--FREE! Posted on May 8, 2018 by Adventure 16
Why a National Park Hostel is the Way to GoFrom a refurbed 1950s trailer to hot tubs, a national park hostel is a great way to add some creature comforts to your adventure. READ MORE ON: Why a National Park Hostel is the Way to Go Posted on May 7, 2018 by Adventure 16
Climb for Heroes 2018The annual Climb for Heroes event is a family-friendly day hike accessible to people of all fitness levels and age groups.
Sunday June 3, 2018 READ MORE ON: Climb for Heroes 2018 Posted on May 7, 2018 by Adventure 16
Backpacking North Fork Big Pine Creek/ Big Pine Lakes 4/30-5/1
by Michael O'Dell,Assistant Manager and Shannon Clair, Sales Associate
A16 West Los Angeles store