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60 Hikes by 60

 A few weeks following her 59th birthday, Lori Brookes woke up with a revelation: to hike her way to 60 by taking 60 hikes before reaching her 60th birthday. There were no rules, no itinerary, simply to hike with the goal of setting herself up for the next 10-20-30 years. Read on about her journey.  READ MORE ON: 60 Hikes by 60 Posted on Jul 24, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Come check out the TAXA Cricket Camper

The Cricket camper from TAXA Outdoors is your base camp for outdoor fun!  We'll have it on display so you can explore and learn more about the vehicle.   July 26 - 28: A16 West Los Angeles Store     READ MORE ON: Come check out the TAXA Cricket Camper Posted on Jul 15, 2019 by adventure 16
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The Ten Essentials: What They Are and Why You Need Them for Every Hike

What exactly are the Ten Essentials, and why are they so, well, essential? Here, a primer, and why you need them on every hike. READ MORE ON: The Ten Essentials: What They Are and Why You Need Them for Every Hike Posted on Jul 9, 2019 by adventure 16
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How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

The Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park offers everything which make the Sierras such a special mountain range, with one notable exception—no crowds. Here's how to take a solo 38-mile backpacking trip through its secluded, mountainous glory. READ MORE ON: How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry Posted on Jun 6, 2019 by adventure 16
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An Insider's Guide to Camping Near the Grand Canyon

Camping in the Grand Canyon can be difficult. Luckily, in the surrounding area, there are plenty of world-class camping opportunities that are arguably better than those found in the park itself. READ MORE ON: An Insider's Guide to Camping Near the Grand Canyon Posted on Jun 5, 2019 by adventure 16
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5 Reasons to Visit the Eastern Sierra

With premier hiking, skiing, climbing, camping—and natural hot springs where you can soak sore muscles—the Eastern Sierra are worth a trip.  READ MORE ON: 5 Reasons to Visit the Eastern Sierra Posted on May 22, 2019 by adventure 16
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Hit The Road: Vans, Nomads and Roadside Adventures

Photo Essay: Vanlifers throwing lifestyle conventions to the wind and heading down the road that never ends... READ MORE ON: Hit The Road: Vans, Nomads and Roadside Adventures Posted on May 13, 2019 by adventure 16
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EVENT: Pick Pico Street Fair--FREE!

Eat great local food, buy local products, learn about your local government and non-profit organizations, and have LOTS of fun.
 
Sunday, May 19, 2019, 11am-3pm. West Los Angeles    
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Pick Pico Street Fair--FREE! Posted on May 2, 2019 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Whitney in a Day Clinic--FREE!

Hints, tips & inspiration for successfully summiting the highest mountain in the contiguous U. S. in a single day.
Thursday, May 30: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, May 31: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Whitney in a Day Clinic--FREE! Posted on May 1, 2019 by Adventure 16
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The Sharp End of Life: A Mother's Story

Presentation & Booksigning by record-breaking senior athlete, and mother of legendary Free Solo rock climber, Alex Honnold.
Friday, June 7:  A16 West L.A. Store
 
READ MORE ON: The Sharp End of Life: A Mother's Story Posted on May 1, 2019 by adventure 16
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10 Amazing (and Attainable) Thru-Hikes Across the Country

Don't have time for a 4-6 month thru-hike? Here are 10 amazing thru-hikes across the country that can all be done in a month or less. READ MORE ON: 10 Amazing (and Attainable) Thru-Hikes Across the Country Posted on Apr 29, 2019 by adventure 16
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93 Miles Around Mount Rainier: How to Thru-Hike the Wonderland Trail

Planning a thru-hike of the Wonderland Trail? Here's your guide to Mount Rainier National Park's most epic and all-encompassing footpath. READ MORE ON: 93 Miles Around Mount Rainier: How to Thru-Hike the Wonderland Trail Posted on Apr 29, 2019 by adventure 16
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ACSD Annual Celebration

Support Allied Climbers of San Diego at their celebration & fundraiser featuring National Geographic Explorers, Dad and Daughter Mike and Lilliana Libecki.
May 19th, 2019 at Stone Brewing Liberty Station San Diego. 
READ MORE ON: ACSD Annual Celebration Posted on Apr 25, 2019 by adventure 16
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EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Join A16 and PCT celebrity guests for a fun evening of all things PCT. Hang out with like-minded hikers, learn about the lightest-weight gear options, and get other PCT thru-hiking tips from people in the know.
GATHERING: 6:30 – 8:30pm;
PCT SHORT FILM FEST & CLASS VIDEO: 7:15pm
Thursday, May 9. 2019:  A16 San Diego Store

 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE! Posted on Apr 15, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Yosemite's Little Sister: Exploring the Rarely Visited Domeland Wilderness

Forget the crowds and possible price hikes at popular parks like Yosemite: Domeland Wilderness offers stunning landscapes, rock formations, and solitude galore. READ MORE ON: Yosemite's Little Sister: Exploring the Rarely Visited Domeland Wilderness Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by adventure 16
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A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet 2019

COME 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. 
Saturday, May 18: A16 San Diego Store & A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet 2019 Posted on Apr 4, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Hike the San Diego River This April!

Our partner The San Diego River Park Foundationhas a few different opportunities to get outside, hike, and collect environmental data this coming Earth Month. Learn More!. READ MORE ON: Hike the San Diego River This April! Posted on Mar 28, 2019 by adventure 16
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EVENT: Mt. Whitney Trip Planning Clinic--FREE!

Whitney Bound? Whitney expert, Dr. Ken Murray, will offer tips for gear and trip planning, and show detailed slides of various approaches. If you did not get picked in this year’s permit process we will also offer suggestions for several popular routes and options to still get you on the trail in 2019.
Thursday, April 18: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, April 19: A16 West LA Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Mt. Whitney Trip Planning Clinic--FREE! Posted on Mar 26, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home--Presentation & Book Signing by Triple Crowner Heather "Anish" Anderson

Join us for an evening of stories and photos with Triple Crown thru hiker Heather "Anish" Anderson. Thursday, April 25:  A16 San Diego Store, 6:30pm READ MORE ON: Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home--Presentation & Book Signing by Triple Crowner Heather "Anish" Anderson Posted on Mar 26, 2019 by adventure 16
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Eagle Creek QUIT YOUR JOB Travel Trailer Tour

It's time to Quit Your Job & Find Your Unknown!  Eagle Creek is rolling up to Adventure 16 West Los Angeles, Saturday, March 30. Come meet up, get out of your routine, and start traveling! 
• Packing Demos • Games  • Travel Tips • Product Giveaways • Discount on Eagle Creek gear & more!
READ MORE ON: Eagle Creek QUIT YOUR JOB Travel Trailer Tour Posted on Mar 20, 2019 by Adventure 16
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6 True Wilderness Adventures in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, located in northeast Alaska above the Arctic Circle, is one of the last remote areas left to explore, offering an incredible opportunity for true wilderness adventure. READ MORE ON: 6 True Wilderness Adventures in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Posted on Mar 20, 2019 by adventure 16
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CELEBRATE EARTH DAY IN STATE PARKS

On Saturday, April 13, volunteers will come together to make a difference in state parks across California for the annual Earth Day celebration!  READ MORE ON: CELEBRATE EARTH DAY IN STATE PARKS Posted on Mar 7, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Exploring the Sand to Snow National Monument

The Sand to Snow National Monument, which was created in early 2016, preserves an amazingly diverse natural environment that is ripe for exploration. READ MORE ON: Exploring the Sand to Snow National Monument Posted on Mar 5, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Snowshoeing--Angeles Crest National Forest 2-18-19

Put on the snowshoes and head for the mountains! by Ali MirRasekhian, A16 West Los Angeles Sales Associate READ MORE ON: Snowshoeing--Angeles Crest National Forest 2-18-19 Posted on Feb 28, 2019 by Adventure 16