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8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Stream Assessment Day Hike Information Session--FREE!

Learn how to join other hikers and the San Diego River Park Foundation on an off-trail hiking adventure to conduct stream assessments along some of the major tributaries of the San Diego River, including Boulder Creek and Cedar Creek.  A16 San Diego Store: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 7pm READ MORE ON: EVENT: Stream Assessment Day Hike Information Session--FREE! Posted on Sep 1, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Climb Smart 2016

20th Annual Climbers Gathering
Joshua Tree National Park
October 14-16, 2016
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Climb Smart 2016 Posted on Sep 1, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Coast to Cactus Presentation & Book Signing

Learn how Coast to Cactus: The Canyoneer Trail Guide to San Diego Outdoors provides readers with with a virtual Canyoneer. Selected hikes will be features & canyoneers will be available for questions.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm  PRESENTATION: 7:00pm    
Tuesday, September 20: A16 Solana Beach Store
Wednesday, September 21: A16 San Diego Store  
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Coast to Cactus Presentation & Book Signing Posted on Sep 1, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

Ueli "The Swiss Machine" Steck

Ueli " The Swiss Machine" Steck  will present a visually stunning and interactive slideshow about his experiences climbing the world's largest mountains. Monday, September 12 at 7 PM - 8 PM
Don Powell Theatre at San Diego State University
 
READ MORE ON: Ueli "The Swiss Machine" Steck Posted on Aug 24, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Maggie's Mission Walk on California's Camino

Join Maggie Espinosa, author and recent El Camino Real Mission Walker as she gives insider tips on how to tackle the trail, places to stay, route planning, needed gear, physical demands, the infrastructure, and connecting with other mission walkers
Tuesday, August 23: A16 Solana Beach Store, 7pm
Wednesday, August 24: A16 San Diego Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Maggie's Mission Walk on California's Camino Posted on Aug 10, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

Climbing Mt. Whitney's East Buttress June 24- 27, 2016

by Jacqueline Doiron, Visual Merchandiser, A16 West Los Angeles Store READ MORE ON: Climbing Mt. Whitney's East Buttress June 24- 27, 2016 Posted on Aug 3, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

A16's National Park Road Team

Check back weekly for the whereabouts of A16's National Park Road Team as they travel on a 4-month journey heading north from San Diego, up the West Coast, then on to the Midwest, the East Coast and back! READ MORE ON: A16's National Park Road Team Posted on Jul 27, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Climber Beth Rodden--FREE!

Professional climber Beth Rodden will talk about her life in climbing, some of her celebrated ascents and plans for the future.
HAPPY 1/2 HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Wednesday, August 10: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Climber Beth Rodden--FREE! Posted on Jul 13, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

Hiking Corte Madera

Trail: Corral Canyon Road to Espinosa Trail Head (7.5 miles round trip) --June 5, 2016
By James Almon, A16 Information Systems Manager
 
READ MORE ON: Hiking Corte Madera Posted on Jul 11, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

Climbing Leonids

by Ryan MacKenzie, A16 San Diego store Assistant Manager
El Cajon Mountain, San Diego County--June 12, 2016
READ MORE ON: Climbing Leonids Posted on Jul 11, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Fara Eve Barnes – Sagarmatha: The Ultimate Journey to Everest--FREE!

Join human performance expert, Fara Eve Barnes, on a journey of a lifetime in the Himalayan mountains; off-road motorcycling, kayaking, trekking and then being filmed by Discovery Channel while using cutting-edge technology measuring and enhancing human performance while HALO skydiving from a rescue helicopter at the top of the world.

HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm, PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Friday, August 19: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Fara Eve Barnes – Sagarmatha: The Ultimate Journey to Everest--FREE! Posted on Jul 7, 2016 by
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

PARTNER EVENT: Temescal Creek Day Hike and Bioblitz--FREE!

Volunteers are needed to assist with surveying the Foundation’s newest property acquisition- the 75 acre Temescal Creek Gateway. 
Date: Saturday, August 13
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Location: 5030 Eagle Peak Rd., Julian, CA 92036  
READ MORE ON: PARTNER EVENT: Temescal Creek Day Hike and Bioblitz--FREE! Posted on Jul 6, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge

Ready for an adventure? Be part of the 2016 Adventure Challenge! It's free to participate. All you gotta do is get outside on any 3 Weekend Sherpa adventures and take a photo of yourself on that adventure. Then you'll get a free t-shirt from Marmot and other cool stuff. READ MORE ON: Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge Posted on Jun 28, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

Exploring the Mayan Ruins of Coba

A fun-filled, acton-packed day of hiking, climbing, and exploring the Mayan ruins of Coba.
by Amy Simmons, A16 Store Assistant Manager  
READ MORE ON: Exploring the Mayan Ruins of Coba Posted on Jun 22, 2016 by by Amy Simmons
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

The 25 Best Outdoor Stores in America

We are stoked and honored to be included on Gear Patrol’s list of “The 25 Best Outdoor Stores in America.” If you haven’t stopped by A16 recently, come on in for a custom boot or pack fit—or to simply have a cup of coffee and talk gear and favorite trails with our staff. READ MORE ON: The 25 Best Outdoor Stores in America Posted on Jun 21, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: CLIMBING IN PATAGONIA with Explorer & Mountain Guide, Tad McCrea--FREE!

Explorer & Mountain Guide, Tad McCrea, shares his vast experience, skills and logistical knowledge of this raw, untapped wilderness of soaring spires and mystical valleys and walls.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION 7pm;
Wednesday, July 6: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, July 8: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: CLIMBING IN PATAGONIA with Explorer & Mountain Guide, Tad McCrea--FREE! Posted on Jun 9, 2016 by adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: GoPro Clinic--FREE!

Join us, and our GoPro tech-rep, for a hands-on clinic featuring GoPro Products. Whether or not you already own a GoPro product--or you’re looking to buy--you're going to learn and be more comfortable with the technology.
Wednesday, June 22: A16 San Diego Store, 7pm
Friday, June 24: A16 West Los Angeles Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: GoPro Clinic--FREE! Posted on Jun 2, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

Skyline Trail (Cactus to Clouds)

Cactus to Clouds 22-Mile Hike--May 14, 2016
by Ryan Mackenzie (A16 San Diego Assistant Manager) & Sierra ter Veer,  (A16 San Diego Sales Associate)  
READ MORE ON: Skyline Trail (Cactus to Clouds) Posted on Jun 2, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Brendan Leonard--Sixty Meters to Anywhere--FREE!

Author and film maker Brendan Leonard shares how adversity can eventually lead to an outlook of enthusiasm and gratitude. Expect to laugh, maybe get a lump in your throat, and definitely leave inspired.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 29:  A16 San Diego Store • Thursday, June 30:  A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Brendan Leonard--Sixty Meters to Anywhere--FREE! Posted on May 17, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

FILM SCREENINGS: Noatak: Return to the Arctic & Paddle for the North--FREE!

Two inspiring paddling films: Noatak: Return to the Artic--a story of two friends, their genuine connection with nature, and the adventure that continues to enrich their lives; and Paddle for the North: Six Mates, Six Rivers, Three Canoes, Two Months. The Trip of a Lifetime
HAPPY HALF HOUR: 5:30pm; PRESENTATION: 6:00pm
Saturday, June 11: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: FILM SCREENINGS: Noatak: Return to the Arctic & Paddle for the North--FREE! Posted on May 17, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Adventure Africa--FREE!

Learn how to plan a trip to Africa like a pro. Get insider tips on what to do, where to go, what gear to pack, how to get off the beaten track, and discover adrenaline-fueled activities you never knew you do could in Africa.
HAPPY HALF HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION: 7pm
• Tuesday, May 24: A16 San Diego Store • Wednesday, May 25: A16 Solana Beach Store • Thursday, May 26: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Adventure Africa--FREE! Posted on May 10, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

14th Annual San Diego River Days

Over 40 fun, free, family-friendly events along the San Diego River during the final weekend of May 21-22. READ MORE ON: 14th Annual San Diego River Days Posted on Apr 21, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: A16 Three Peak Challenge Clinic--FREE!

Come meet and learn from John Drollinger, a “Three Saints” Challenge expert and seasoned veteran of SoCal's highest peaks: San Antonio (Mt. Baldy), San Gorgonio and San Jacinto, aka the “Three Saints.” 
• May 17: A16 Solana Beach Store • May 18: A16 San Diego Store
• May 19: A16 Tarzana Store • May 20: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: A16 Three Peak Challenge Clinic--FREE! Posted on Apr 21, 2016 by Adventure 16
8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

EVENT: Discover the San Dieguito River Park--FREE!

Join Trish Boaz, the Executive Director of the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, as she explains the Conservancy, education and recreation programs.  Learn how you can help in your community while enjoying this beautiful park that offers 55 miles of trails and wildlife experiences.  Tuesday, May 10:  A16 Solana Beach Store, 6:30pm READ MORE ON: EVENT: Discover the San Dieguito River Park--FREE! Posted on Apr 19, 2016 by Adventure 16