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

The Myth of the Shoulder Season: 48 Hours of Adventure in South Lake Tahoe--Part 1

A crisp calm fills the thin mountain air of South Lake Tahoe in early November. The hustle and bustle of summer has long faded, and the surrounding mountains lie in wait of their winter coat to return. This could possibly be the best time of year in Tahoe. READ MORE ON: The Myth of the Shoulder Season: 48 Hours of Adventure in South Lake Tahoe--Part 1 Posted on Nov 22, 2017 by Adventure 16
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A Beautiful Day at San Jacinto State Park, 11/19/17

by Robin Peterson, A16 Sales Audit
 
 
READ MORE ON: A Beautiful Day at San Jacinto State Park, 11/19/17 Posted on Nov 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Shop Small with A16 this Holiday Season!

When Customers spend where they live, communities get stronger!
Shop with us and show support for your local Mountain Shop.

 
READ MORE ON: Shop Small with A16 this Holiday Season! Posted on Nov 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

A Beginner's Guide To Outdoor Climbing Equipment

Choosing the right climbing gear to suit your climbing needs can be tricky. We've put together a little beginner's guide to aid you in your quest.  READ MORE ON: A Beginner's Guide To Outdoor Climbing Equipment Posted on Nov 16, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

An Insider's Guide to Death Valley National Park

Dry, dusty, remote... but ah, oh so beautiful. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this rugged national park. READ MORE ON: An Insider's Guide to Death Valley National Park Posted on Nov 7, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

5 Fantastic Ways to Enjoy Yosemite in Winter

From skiing to ice-skating to cool programs, Yosemite in winter is full of adventure. Here are five great reasons for an offseason visit. READ MORE ON: 5 Fantastic Ways to Enjoy Yosemite in Winter Posted on Nov 2, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Ice House Canyon Trail to Bighorn Peak, Angeles Nat'l Forest, Oct. 7, 2017

This 14.1 mile (round trip) day hike boasts 4400+ elevation gain, views, views, views, rock cabin ruins, a  babbling creek--and gorgeous fall color if you go in mid-autumn. READ MORE ON: Ice House Canyon Trail to Bighorn Peak, Angeles Nat'l Forest, Oct. 7, 2017 Posted on Oct 27, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Guide to Los Padres National Forest

The Los Padres National Forest is an unforgettable, adventure-filled destination offering excellent hiking, camping, mountain biking, trail running, and rock climbing. READ MORE ON: Guide to Los Padres National Forest Posted on Oct 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Take the SoCal Trifecta Challenge!

The SoCal Climate is diverse and unique. Let's play in it! SNOW * DESERT * OCEAN -- All in the same day! Complete the challenge by 3/11/18 to win some cool prizes! READ MORE ON: Take the SoCal Trifecta Challenge! Posted on Oct 23, 2017 by Adventure 16
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It's CAMPtober!

October is one of the best months to camp in Southern California. The mountains are showing off their gorgeous fall colors, the cooler desert temperatures set the stage for epic daytime adventures,  the crowds have thinned out and the nights are cold enough for a toasty campfire under the stars. Here are 23 of our favorite SoCal car camping spots for Fall. READ MORE ON: It's CAMPtober! Posted on Oct 18, 2017 by /blog/it-s-camptober
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The SoCal Desert Adventure Bucket List

From rugged landscapes, to sweeping vistas, to lush oasis', here are nine top trails for exploring the desert near Palm Springs. READ MORE ON: The SoCal Desert Adventure Bucket List Posted on Oct 17, 2017 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Trekking in Patagonia with Kurt Wedberg

Soaring mountains, bright blue icebergs and rare wildlife are just a few of Patagonia's iconic features. Join us as we host Kurt Wedberg, founder of Sierra Mountaineering Int'l and veteran of several treks in Patagonia for a presentation about trekking through this magical part of the world.  
Wednesday, November 1: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, November 2: A16 Solana Beach Store
Friday, November 3: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Trekking in Patagonia with Kurt Wedberg Posted on Oct 16, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

10 Favorite Hikes in San Diego

From the infamous "Potato Chip Rock" to the monstrous waterfall at Devil's Punchbowl, here's a rundown of some of our "Go To" hikes in San Diego. READ MORE ON: 10 Favorite Hikes in San Diego Posted on Oct 11, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

EVENT: Wilderness Basics Course 2018 – An Experience You'll Never Forget!

Have you always been interested in exploring San Diego’s backcountry? Come join us to learn more about the Wilderness Basics Course (WBC). Wednesday, November 1: A16 Solana Beach Store
Thursday, November 2:  A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Basics Course 2018 – An Experience You'll Never Forget! Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Southern CA--Book Launch & Presentation

Join author Shawnté Salabert for a book signing and Q & A session on her just-released guidebook on section hiking the Southern California portion of the PCT. Whether you’re headed out for a weekend, a week, or a month, this presentation offers informative route descriptions, interesting sidebars and colorful stories that will deepen your experience on this iconic trail.
REVISED DATES!
Wednesday, November 8: A16 West LA Store
Friday, November 10: A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Southern CA--Book Launch & Presentation Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by Adventure 16
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Backpacking Trips in Southern Utah: Discovering the Desert in Fall

In special sunny corners of Southern Utah, the red rocks warm up and  balance the slightly cooler air. Nights are awash with stars, and a puffy jacket takes the chill right out of the equation. In short, it’s prime time for weekend backpacking trips in Southern Utah's desert. READ MORE ON: Backpacking Trips in Southern Utah: Discovering the Desert in Fall Posted on Oct 3, 2017 by Adventure 16
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Event: Mission Valley Uprising

Outdoor Rope Climbing Clinic--Intro to Top Rope and Lead Climbing 
October 28, 2017:  Grotto Climbing and Yoga / Mission Gorge
READ MORE ON: Event: Mission Valley Uprising Posted on Oct 3, 2017 by Adventure 16
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Insider's Guide to Joshua Tree National Park

Explore the desert in this dynamic national park. Rock climbing is king, but there are also great hikes and lots of secrets to uncover. READ MORE ON: Insider's Guide to Joshua Tree National Park Posted on Sep 28, 2017 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: How to Best Tour Africa

From Nile river cruises to exciting wildlife safaris to climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, this presentation covers all the different ways to experience africa--at different price points--and includes venues; guides; transportation, treks, hikes, climbs, and more!
Tuesday October 17, 2017:  A16 Solana Beach Store
Wednesday,  October 18. 2017: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, October 19. 2017: A16 West LA  Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: How to Best Tour Africa Posted on Sep 27, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Gregory 40th Anniversary & Vintage Gear Night

Bust out your bell bottoms and boogie on down to A16 for a fun evening celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Gregory Mountain Products, featuring vintage outdoor gear displays and live 70's music. FREE!                                               
Thursday, Oct 19:  A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: Gregory 40th Anniversary & Vintage Gear Night Posted on Sep 27, 2017 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Sierra Club Leader Training

The Sierra Club San Diego is looking for Volunteer Outing Leaders to conduct guided hikes and car camps for the Chapter and the Wilderness Basics Course.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Sierra Club Leader Training Posted on Sep 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Radical Reels 2017 Film Tour

Bike tough trails, paddle wild waters, ski steep slopes, and hang on to your seats for the best jaw-dropping mountain sport films!
 

Sunday, Sept. 24 - Oct. 2 at various SoCal locations READ MORE ON: EVENT: Radical Reels 2017 Film Tour Posted on Sep 25, 2017 by Adventure 16

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Backpacking the Best of the Sierra Nevada

This loop in the Sequoia/Kings Canyon area boasts all the requisite ingredients for alpine adventure: rugged, undulating granite, grand vistas, a concentration of high peaks, bountiful lakes and streams--and best of all, relative solitude. READ MORE ON: Backpacking the Best of the Sierra Nevada Posted on Sep 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

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.  
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10: A16 Solana Beach Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Medicine: How to Treat Common Injuries in the Backcountry. Posted on Sep 19, 2017 by Adventure 16