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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
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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
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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
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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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Cool-weather Camping

Spring and Fall are some of the best months to camp in Southern California. In Spring nature becomes alive with wildflowers and grasses; in Fall the mountains show off their gorgeous autumn colors, while the cooler desert temperatures set the stage for epic daytime adventures. Best of al,l the nights are cold enough for a toasty campfire under the stars. Here are 23 of our favorite SoCal car camping spots for cool weather. READ MORE ON: Cool-weather Camping 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
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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
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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
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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
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Dog Friendly Trails in SoCal

Find out more about the best trails to take your dog for a hike right here in Southern California. READ MORE ON: Dog Friendly Trails in SoCal Posted on Sep 15, 2017 by Adventure 16
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So, You Want to Live out of Your Car: What to Pack for an Epic American Road Trip

Packing for life on the road walks a delicate balance between stripped-down minimalism and saving room for key creature comforts. Here are some tips from one couple who's lived out of their car for 6 months. READ MORE ON: So, You Want to Live out of Your Car: What to Pack for an Epic American Road Trip Posted on Sep 6, 2017 by Adventure 16
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The Silver Moccasin Trail: LA's Forgotten Thru-Hike

Unlike the ever-popular John Muir Trail and Pacific Crest Trail, almost nobody knows of the existence of the Silver Moccasin Trail—a 53 mile foot path that traverses Angeles National Forest through large sections of the gorgeous San Gabriel Wilderness. READ MORE ON: The Silver Moccasin Trail: LA's Forgotten Thru-Hike Posted on Aug 28, 2017 by Adventure 16
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Fast Packing 50 Miles Across the John Muir Wilderness

This trek through the John Muir Wilderness, though little known and even less publicized, embodies everything that makes the Sierra Nevada such a special mountain range. READ MORE ON: Fast Packing 50 Miles Across the John Muir Wilderness Posted on Aug 22, 2017 by Adventure 16
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The Adventure Retailer

An inside look at Adventure 16's President, John D. Mead. (From Outdoor Retailer Magazine) READ MORE ON: The Adventure Retailer Posted on Aug 21, 2017 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: All About the Backbone Trail --FREE!

The Backbone Trail is a true hidden gem right here in our own backyard. Find the best day hikes, learn ways to through-hike it, and enjoy tips, advice and stories from the authors of The Complete Hiker’s Guide To The Backbone Trail. READ MORE ON: EVENT: All About the Backbone Trail --FREE! Posted on Aug 15, 2017 by Adventure 16