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Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

Relive the vibrant history of the Old West with a ride on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and see for yourself why it's still around more than a century after its first journey. Historic narration tours are available year-round, with different stories told in the spring, summer, and during the holiday season. READ MORE ON: Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains Posted on Jan 25, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

Is Inyo County the Greatest Place in California for Adventure?

Inyo County is often overlooked in favor of its more famous neighbors like Mono County to the north (home to Yosemite National Park) and Los Angeles County to the south (home to, well, you know). But if you’re looking for a part of California where you can hike year round, camp at the base of 14,000 foot mountains, and truly feel like you’re in the wilderness, it’s time to lace up your boots and find out for yourself why “The Other Side of California,” is really the best side of California.  READ MORE ON: Is Inyo County the Greatest Place in California for Adventure? Posted on Jan 24, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

EVENT: Citizen Scientist with the San Diego River Park Foundation

The San Diego River is an oft-neglected local natural resource with opportunities for hiking, climbing, cycling, fishing, birding, kayaking, and more! Join the San Diego River Park Foundation as they report on the ecological health of the river, using data collected by citizen scientists.

Wednesday, February 21: A16 San Diego Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Citizen Scientist with the San Diego River Park Foundation Posted on Jan 24, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

EVENT: Wilderness Medicine: How to Treat Common Injuries in the Backcountry.

In this hands-on presentation, you’ll learn about common injuries in the backcountry and how to treat them--and get pointers about essential items for your first aid kit.  
FRIDAY, February 16: A16 Solana Beach Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Medicine: How to Treat Common Injuries in the Backcountry. Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Skills & equipment every hiker/backpacker needs to survive an un-planned stay in the wilderness
Friday, February 9: A16 West L.A. Store  
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE! Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

EVENT: Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity

As the US deals with a toxic political climate, "Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity" takes a look back to the turbulent social upheaval of the early 1970s and follows an idealistic writer and his soon-to-be-married photographer friend as they set out to find their purpose via a terrifying road trip across the Sahara Desert. Friday, February 16:  A16 West Los Angeles Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Part 2--Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Over five hundred miles of dirt roads, free backcountry camping, and a thousand square miles of open hiking provide visitors with an unparalleled opportunity to experience the wonders of the California desert. One activity in Anza Borrego that is gaining popularity? Mountain Biking!

Thursday, February 8: A16 San Diego Store  
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Part 2--Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Posted on Jan 18, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

CLASS: Wilderness First Responder Certification

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. READ MORE ON: CLASS: Wilderness First Responder Certification Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

CLASS: Womens Avalanche Awareness with Field Session

Join experienced guides from Further Your Adventure to take the first step towards learning about avalanches, what causes them, and how they can be avoided. oin experienced guides from Further Your Adventure to take the first step towards learning about avalanches, what causes them, and how they can be avoided.  READ MORE ON: CLASS: Womens Avalanche Awareness with Field Session Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Ditch the lift lines and up the adventure factor this season by planning a trip to a backcountry ski or snowshoe-in hut. READ MORE ON: Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

Backpacking Piru Creek 1/2/18-1/4/18

Scrambling through brush, wading and loads of adventure are hallmarks of this popular SoCal trail. READ MORE ON: Backpacking Piru Creek 1/2/18-1/4/18 Posted on Jan 12, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

Outdoor Biz Podcast with John D Mead

A16's President, John D. Mead, has been guiding the troops at A16 for over 20 years. He talks about the history of A16, his perspective on 2017, the great events A16 has planned for 2018 and what is in the water that produced the many outdoor industry leaders and execs that have come out of A16. READ MORE ON: Outdoor Biz Podcast with John D Mead Posted on Jan 11, 2018 by
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

Patch of the Month

Each month A16 offers a new, often hard to get, outdoor gear or adventure patch. Proceeds from your purchase of each patch helps to support conservation and restoration efforts of local, California outdoor non-profits. 
 
READ MORE ON: Patch of the Month Posted on Jan 11, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

With 3.4 million acres and 91% designated wilderness, Death Valley's landscape of sparkling salt flats, winding canyons, shifting sand dunes, and towering mountains is the perfect place to sleep under the stars and experience true solitude. READ MORE ON: The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park Posted on Jan 8, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

EVENT: Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge San Diego--Info Sessions

INFO SESSIONS for the Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge—a 1-day, 28-mile hike on the PCT  
A16 SAN DIEGO STORE
Tuesday, Jan 23: 7:00pm  • Monday, Jan 29: 7:00pm  • Saturday, Feb  3: 10:30am
  A16 SOLANA BEACH STORE
Saturday, Jan 27: 10:30am  •  Monday, Feb 5:  7:00pm  • Wednesday, Feb 7:  7:00pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge San Diego--Info Sessions Posted on Jan 4, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018

A showcase of the best action, travel & adventure films! Tuesday, March 6 - Sunday, March 25, 2018 at various locations. Tickets on sale at 10am, Friday, February 2nd online and in stores. READ MORE ON: BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018 Posted on Jan 3, 2018 by
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

EVENT: Anza Borrego 101: An Introduction--FREE!

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. 

Wednesday, January 24: Adventure 16 San Diego Store
Friday, January 26: Adventure 16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza Borrego 101: An Introduction--FREE! Posted on Jan 3, 2018 by Adventure 16

Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

Where, Why and How to Embrace "Learn to Ski Month" This January

Make this the year that you finally learn to ski or snowboard. Luckily, many ski resorts make it easy with special programs specializing in beginner lessons. Read on for some great options. READ MORE ON: Where, Why and How to Embrace "Learn to Ski Month" This January Posted on Jan 2, 2018 by adventure16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

EVENT: Day Hiking Los Angeles Presentation & Book Signing

Modern Hiker founder and Editor-in-Chief, Casey Schreiner, will sign copies of his book: "Day Hiking: Los Angeles,” and lead a brand new presentation highlighting some of the best trails in the Los Angeles area. Q&A follows the presentation.
Wednesday, January. 10: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Day Hiking Los Angeles Presentation & Book Signing Posted on Jan 1, 2018 by Adventure 16
Take a Train into the Heart of Some of Colorado's Most Stunning Mountains

OUTDOOR GEAR RENTALS

Try Before You Buy!
Rent camping gear and equipment like tents, sleeping bags and backpacking packs for your next adventure. Adventure 16 camping rentals allow you to use great equipment during an excursion, save on the costs of a trip and try gear out in the wild before making a purchase.
READ MORE ON: OUTDOOR GEAR RENTALS Posted on Jan 1, 2018 by Adventure 16