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The 8 Best Places to Camp Near Santa Barbara

From beach camping to the Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara features a wide variety of options for those who want to sleep under the stars. READ MORE ON: The 8 Best Places to Camp Near Santa Barbara Posted on Oct 16, 2018 by Adventure 16
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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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Cactus to Clouds: The Hardest Hike in America?

The Cactus to Clouds hike, starting in Palm Springs, CA., is 20 miles, features 10,600 feet of elevation gain, and temperature extremes on both ends, making it one of the toughest day hikes in the country. READ MORE ON: Cactus to Clouds: The Hardest Hike in America? Posted on Sep 25, 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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How to Plan a Menu for a Long Distance Backpacking Trip

If you’re planning your first long distance backpacking trip, you’ll want to spend some time considering what to eat, how much, and when. Here's how. READ MORE ON: How to Plan a Menu for a Long Distance Backpacking Trip Posted on Sep 4, 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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What to Think About When Planning a Thru-Hike of the John Muir Trail

Considering a thru-hike of the John Muir Trail? Before you can enjoy those carefree summer days wandering through the Sierra you’ll need to invest a good chunk of time and effort planning your hike.   READ MORE ON: What to Think About When Planning a Thru-Hike of the John Muir Trail Posted on Aug 22, 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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5 Things to Know If You're Planning a Trip to the Lost Coast

The Lost Coast, a 24-mile strip of untouched beach five hours north of San Francisco, has to be one of the most remote adventures in CA.
READ MORE ON: 5 Things to Know If You're Planning a Trip to the Lost Coast Posted on Aug 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
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Zion National Park's 'Secret' Trails

Utah's Zion National Park draws more than 3 million visitors a year, but for those looking to avoid the crowds, the park's east entrance offers access to equally scenic canyons for experienced open-desert hikers who can navigate the backcountry. READ MORE ON: Zion National Park's 'Secret' Trails Posted on Jul 31, 2018 by Adventure 16
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Exploring the Huasteca Potosina Region of Mexico

Known for its tropical jungles, limestone mountains, and numerous caves, the Huasteca Potosina Region of Mexico is a must-visit destination for anyone.
READ MORE ON: Exploring the Huasteca Potosina Region of Mexico Posted on Jul 25, 2018 by Adventure 16
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National Parks Too Crowded? Visit These Nearby National Forests Instead

National Parks crowded? Here's a broad-stroked roundup of glorious (and much less-crowded) national forests bordering 10 of America's most-visited national parks. READ MORE ON: National Parks Too Crowded? Visit These Nearby National Forests Instead Posted on Jul 19, 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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Insider's Guide to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

Explore the ancient trees and magical mountains in this incredible region. This is a premier destination for hiking and camping! READ MORE ON: Insider's Guide to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park Posted on Jun 27, 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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8 of the Best Hikes Near Bishop

California, is packed full of wilderness adventure. Here are eight incredible treks, perfect for your adventures around this idyllic California town. READ MORE ON: 8 of the Best Hikes Near Bishop Posted on Jun 22, 2018 by
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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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How to Have an Adventure-Filled Road Trip Through Southern Utah and Colorado

Beginning in St. George and ending in Telluride, here's how to make the most of a weeklong road trip that travels from the sand to the snow across Southern Utah and Colorado. READ MORE ON: How to Have an Adventure-Filled Road Trip Through Southern Utah and Colorado Posted on Jun 4, 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