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Women's Adventure Film Tour

A celebration of fantastic women doing extraordinary things. The event features a set of short films including the premiere of Katie Walsh's film, Surfing to Cope, as well as climbing, skiing, mountaineering, snowboarding and travel films from all over the world.
ONE NIGHT ONLY: October 25, 2018, Beverly Hills
READ MORE ON: Women's Adventure Film Tour Posted on Oct 11, 2018 by Adventure 16
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2018 Thru Hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 3; Bishop Pass to Mount Whitney

Five Days and 100 Miles of Trail Magic READ MORE ON: 2018 Thru Hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 3; Bishop Pass to Mount Whitney Posted on Oct 9, 2018 by Adventure 16
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FREE SOLO Documentary in San Diego theaters October 5

FREE SOLO is an edge-of-your seat thriller and an inspiring portrait of an athlete who challenges both his body and his beliefs on a quest to triumph over the impossible, revealing the personal toll of excellence. OPENING IN THEATERS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5. READ MORE ON: FREE SOLO Documentary in San Diego theaters October 5 Posted on Sep 27, 2018 by Adventure 16
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2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Sometimes route finding and progress go swimmingly, other times you’re uncertain, misdirecting effort and moving painfully slow.  When things go sideways patience and a calm, cool head are keys to preserving the needed mental energy to get back on track. A dash of humor doesn’t hurt either. READ MORE ON: 2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass Posted on Sep 17, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: 2018 Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Gathering, Sept 28 - 30

The Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Gathering is a 3-day celebration of Southern California’s outdoor community, brands and lifestyle.  Come kick off the festivities at Adventure 16's West Los Angeles Store and enjoy Happy Hour, pro-climber presentations , great outdoor movies and more!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: 2018 Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Gathering, Sept 28 - 30 Posted on Sep 11, 2018 by Adventure 16
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Thru Hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 1: Yosemite & Mammoth High Country

A lot of luck, amazing scenery, great company, confounding lakes and a bear scare all make for an incredible and memorable summer backpacking trip. READ MORE ON: Thru Hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 1: Yosemite & Mammoth High Country Posted on Aug 28, 2018 by Adventure 16
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Climb Smart 2018

3 Days of Climbing Skills Clinics & Camping
October 12 - 14, 2018
Joshua Tree National Park
READ MORE ON: Climb Smart 2018 Posted on Aug 20, 2018 by Adventure 16
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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
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A16vanlife - Utah to Tennessee

A16'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
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Phil's Camino Film Screening

This 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 7:00pm
Friday July 13: A16 West L.A Store
READ MORE ON: Phil's Camino Film Screening Posted on Jun 20, 2018 by Adventure 16
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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.

Wednesday, June 20: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, June 22: A16 West LA Store

 
READ MORE ON: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail--FREE! Posted on Jun 19, 2018 by Adventure 16
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Camping, Hiking and Climbing at El Capitan State Beach 6/1/18-6/4/18

by Ryan Pinza
Sales Associate, A16 West Los Angeles
 
READ MORE ON: Camping, Hiking and Climbing at El Capitan State Beach 6/1/18-6/4/18 Posted on Jun 18, 2018 by Adventure 16
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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
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Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler 60L Duffel - A Long Term Review

A16 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
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EVENT: Nature Play Mud Day FREE

The 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
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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
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Climb for Heroes 2018

The 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
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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
 
READ MORE ON: Backpacking North Fork Big Pine Creek/ Big Pine Lakes 4/30-5/1 Posted on May 7, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: John McKinney: The Trailmaster Talks

Join John McKinney, aka The Trailmaster, at A16  West Los Angeles for a series of inspirational talks about hiking, reconnecting with nature, and the amazing trail we call life. READ MORE ON: EVENT: John McKinney: The Trailmaster Talks Posted on May 6, 2018 by Adventure 16
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A16 Vanlife

A16's full-time Van Life Ambassador and part-time Design Aficionado, Jay Golien, has embarked on a four-week Road Trip to Oregon. READ MORE ON: A16 Vanlife Posted on May 3, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Camp Cooking Basics Demo & Recipe Sampling

Chefs from "Dirty Gourmet" will demonstrate some tips and tricks for all types of outdoor cooking, including recipes from their newly released cookbook. 
HAPPY HALF HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 13: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, June 15:  A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Camp Cooking Basics Demo & Recipe Sampling Posted on Apr 30, 2018 by Adventure 16
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Backpacking Tanner Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, April 14-15, 2018

by Andrea Stofko
Assistant Manager A16 Solana Beach  
READ MORE ON: Backpacking Tanner Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, April 14-15, 2018 Posted on Apr 26, 2018 by Adventure 16
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It's PCT Thru-Hiker Season!

The beginning of April through mid-May marks the season to start northbound from the Mexican/USA border in Campo, CA, where approximately 900 hikers are expected to set out in 2018. READ MORE ON: It's PCT Thru-Hiker Season! Posted on Apr 16, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Travel Smart--Learn the "Art of Packing" with Travel Pro Angel Castellanos

Back by popular demand. Learn the Art of Packing from Angel Castellanos, The Travel Ambassador, as he delivers his popular and acclaimed “Travel Smart” seminar drawing from his experience and frequent travels. 
  Wednesday, April 11: A16 San Diego Store;
Thursday, April 12:  A16 Solana Beach Store; 
Friday, April 13: A16 West LA Store 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Travel Smart--Learn the "Art of Packing" with Travel Pro Angel Castellanos Posted on Apr 9, 2018 by Adventure 16