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EVENT: NORTH--Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail

Scott Jurek, one of the greatest runners of all time, will discuss unique insights into running, as well as fascinating facts about the people, places, and history of the Appalachian Trail. 
HAPPY HALF-HOUR & BOOK SIGNING: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Friday, April 27: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: NORTH--Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail Posted on Apr 2, 2018 by Adventure 16
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Spring Break A16 Style: Exploring Zion National Park

Forget Panama City and opt instead for stunning sunsets, towering canyon walls, and panoramic views that take your breath away.
 
 
 
READ MORE ON: Spring Break A16 Style: Exploring Zion National Park Posted on Mar 27, 2018 by adventure 16
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Gary Hogue Summits Cowles Mtn in San Diego for the 10,000th time

Gary Hogue, now 72,  hiked Cowles Mountain for the first time in 1983. READ MORE ON: Gary Hogue Summits Cowles Mtn in San Diego for the 10,000th time Posted on Mar 20, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Trekking in Nepal--FREE!


Adventure travel guide Steve Tickle will share stunning photos and stories from his experiences while trekking, climbing and traveling in Nepal for the last 15 years.
 

Wednesday, June 27: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, June 28: A16 Solana Beach Store
Friday, June 29: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Trekking in Nepal--FREE! Posted on Mar 19, 2018 by Adventure 16

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Van Camping at Joshua Tree National Park 3/2/18 - 3/4/18

Exploring and hiking - but not mountain biking - the tracks and trails of Joshua Tree. By Jay Golien, Adventure 16 Graphic Designer READ MORE ON: Van Camping at Joshua Tree National Park 3/2/18 - 3/4/18 Posted on Mar 8, 2018 by Adventure 16
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Snowy dayhike to Iron Mountain, Azusa, CA 2/27/18

Surrounded by a dense fog, temperatures below freezing, with the peak nowhere in sight, adventure still called out to us. This is the story of Joe and Tim’s journey to Iron Mountain
by Joe Flores, A16 West Los Angeles Sales Associate
 
READ MORE ON: Snowy dayhike to Iron Mountain, Azusa, CA 2/27/18 Posted on Mar 8, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: 50 Best Short Hikes, San Diego, 2nd Edition – Presentation & Book Signing FREE!

Join co-author Don Endicott for a 45-minute presentation on the revised 2nd edition of 50 Best Short Hikes, San Diego, the last book originally written by groundbreaking local hiking expert Jerry Schad,  Wednesday, March 28: A16 San Diego Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: 50 Best Short Hikes, San Diego, 2nd Edition – Presentation & Book Signing FREE! Posted on Mar 1, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Outdoor Photography Workshop

International Travel & Adventure Photographer Rick Saez will show you how to capture Landscape, Nature and Travel Photos people will fall in love with.

Thursday, March 8:  A16 Solana Beach Store, 7pm
Friday, March 9: A16 West L.A. Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Outdoor Photography Workshop Posted on Feb 21, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Banff's Winter Wonderland--FREE!

Learn all about Banff's winter wonder land. Professional photographer/adventure traveler Philip Roullard will show you how easy it is to get to the ski trails, find excellent restaurants, bed and breakfasts and relax in the steaming Banff Springs thermal pool after a day in the cold.

PRESENTATION: Wednesday, March 14: A16 San Diego Store; 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Banff's Winter Wonderland--FREE! Posted on Feb 21, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Backpacking in Torres del Paine, Chile

Spectacular granite towers, cascading waterfalls, mirrored lakes and a unique variety of plant and animal life make Torres del Paine National Park in Chile’s Patagonia region a premier backpacking destination. In this presentation you’ll learn about gear, permits, trip planning and more. Presented by educator, Dr. José H González.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm, PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Thursday, March 15:  A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Backpacking in Torres del Paine, Chile Posted on Feb 19, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: 4x4 Adventures 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, including  the plethora of 4x4 adventures the Park has to offer!
Thursday, February 22: A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: 4x4 Adventures in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Posted on Feb 14, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Trekking Off the Beaten Track in Peru--FREE!

Jose Montes, a veteran trekking guide from Peru and co-owner of Killa Expeditions, will be speaking about the Inca Trail as well as other incredible Peruvian treks that are off the beaten path. 
 
Wednesday,  February 28: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, March 1: A16 Solana Beach Store
Friday, March 2: A16 West L.A. Store 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Trekking Off the Beaten Track in Peru--FREE! Posted on Feb 13, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Three Passes of Everest – A Himalayan Trek

Come learn about the Three Passes of Everest Trek in Nepal. Adventure Traveler Lawrence Pallant will narrate a breathtaking slideshow set to music along with personal stories and information on how to take this extraordinary trek. The amazing grandeur of these mountains is sure to whet your appetite for undertaking an unforgettable trip.
  New Dates! Wednesday, March 21: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, March 22: A16 Solana Beach Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Three Passes of Everest – A Himalayan Trek Posted on Feb 1, 2018 by Adventure 16
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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