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Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Ditch the lift lines and up the adventure factor this season by planning a trip to a backcountry ski or snowshoe-in hut. READ MORE ON: Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

With 3.4 million acres and 91% designated wilderness, Death Valley's landscape of sparkling salt flats, winding canyons, shifting sand dunes, and towering mountains is the perfect place to sleep under the stars and experience true solitude. READ MORE ON: The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park Posted on Jan 8, 2018 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge San Diego--Info Sessions

INFO SESSIONS for the Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge—a 1-day, 28-mile hike on the PCT  
A16 SAN DIEGO STORE
Tuesday, Jan 23: 7:00pm  • Monday, Jan 29: 7:00pm  • Saturday, Feb  3: 10:30am
  A16 SOLANA BEACH STORE
Saturday, Jan 27: 10:30am  •  Monday, Feb 5:  7:00pm  • Wednesday, Feb 7:  7:00pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge San Diego--Info Sessions Posted on Jan 4, 2018 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018

A showcase of the best action, travel & adventure films! Tuesday, March 6 - Sunday, March 25, 2018 at various locations. Tickets on sale at 10am, Friday, February 2nd online and in stores. READ MORE ON: BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018 Posted on Jan 3, 2018 by
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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

Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Where, Why, and How to Embrace "Learn to Ski Month" This January

Make this the year that you finally learn to ski or snowboard. Luckily, many ski resorts make it easy with special programs specializing in beginner lessons. Read on for some great options. READ MORE ON: Where, Why, and How to Embrace "Learn to Ski Month" This January Posted on Jan 2, 2018 by adventure16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Day Hiking Los Angeles Presentation & Book Signing

Modern Hiker founder and Editor-in-Chief, Casey Schreiner, will sign copies of his book: "Day Hiking: Los Angeles,” and lead a brand new presentation highlighting some of the best trails in the Los Angeles area. Q&A follows the presentation.
Wednesday, January. 10: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Day Hiking Los Angeles Presentation & Book Signing Posted on Jan 1, 2018 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Avalanche Awareness & Preparedness--FREE!

An avalanche safety seminar with SoCal Snow Avalanche Center
Wednesday January 17: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, January 18: A16 Tarzana Store
Friday, January 19: A16 West L.A. Store
Read More >
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Avalanche Awareness & Preparedness--FREE! Posted on Dec 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

If Whitney is on your "DO" list for 2018, NOW is the time to prepare! Whitney expert and Mountain Guide, Kurt Wedberg, will discuss gear, trip planning and popular routes. 
A16 Solana Beach Store: Tuesday, January 30 •  A16 San Diego Store: Wednesday, January 31
A16 Tarzana Store:Thursday, February 1 •  A16 West LA Store: Friday, February 2
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE! Posted on Dec 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Mountain Biking near Joshua Tree

You can't ride trails in the National Park but, Desert View Conservation Area, just two miles from the town of Joshua Tree and literally adjoining the national park itself, features a network of dusty roads popular with off-roaders, a smattering of dispersed campsites, and an offering of nearly-indiscernible MTB trails.  READ MORE ON: Mountain Biking near Joshua Tree Posted on Dec 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

6 Hot Cocktails for Warming Up Your Winter Adventures

These hand-picked hot cocktail recipes can be made at home or in the outdoors to warm the fingertips and elevate the spirits of those who play in the snow and cold temperatures.  READ MORE ON: 6 Hot Cocktails for Warming Up Your Winter Adventures Posted on Dec 18, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Do You Know Your Mountain Trivia?

From the fundamentals, to the obscure little tidbits and other random stuff in between, here’s a brief breakdown of some of America’s best mountains. READ MORE ON: Do You Know Your Mountain Trivia? Posted on Dec 11, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Small Town, Big Backyard: 6 Reasons Why Bishop is a Must-Visit Destination for Outdoor Lovers

Bishop, California boasts just about every ecosystem imaginable within reach—the Owens Valley, alpine forests, the deserts of Death Valley, hot springs, the oldest trees in the world, canyons, and everything in between. There are mountains and forests and lakes and every kind of outdoor recreation imaginable. Here are just a few reasons why Bishop is a must-visit place for outdoor lovers.   READ MORE ON: Small Town, Big Backyard: 6 Reasons Why Bishop is a Must-Visit Destination for Outdoor Lovers Posted on Dec 4, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

48 Hours of Adventure in Tahoe/Truckee During the Shoulder Season--Part 2

While you’re waiting for the first real powder day of the season to strike, the North Tahoe and Truckee region has a plethora of adventure waiting to fill your days. READ MORE ON: 48 Hours of Adventure in Tahoe/Truckee During the Shoulder Season--Part 2 Posted on Nov 30, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Nature Adventures Book Signing

Guidebook of Nature Facts, Songs, and Hikes in San Diego County by Author Linda Hawley
• Saturday, Dec 2,  11am-2pm: A16 San Diego Store
• Saturday, Dec 9: 1:30-4pm: A16 San Diego Store  
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Nature Adventures Book Signing Posted on Nov 29, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Car Camping & Exploring California's Highway 395, 11/24/17 - 11/25/17

Highway 395 travels North & South in California’s Owens Valley. East of the Sierra Nevada and West of the White Mountains. Outdoor activities abound: camping, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, fishing & horseback riding. Good times are had by all!

by Jay Golien, A16 Designer
READ MORE ON: Car Camping & Exploring California's Highway 395, 11/24/17 - 11/25/17 Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Anza Borrego Desert Region--Book Launch & Presentation

Your Complete Guide to the State Park and Adjacent Areas of the Western Colorado Desert.  This NEW,  6th Edition includes new areas, cultural preserves and trails for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. Presentation / Q & A by authors Lowell and Diana Lindsay.
Wednesday, November 29: A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza Borrego Desert Region--Book Launch & Presentation Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Backpacking Utah's Grand Gulch-- October 14 - 17, 2017

Backpacking in Grand gulch is like walking into a space untouched by time. by James O'Connell, A16 West Los Angeles Sales Associate READ MORE ON: Backpacking Utah's Grand Gulch-- October 14 - 17, 2017 Posted on Nov 22, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

The Myth of the Shoulder Season: 48 Hours of Adventure in South Lake Tahoe--Part 1

A crisp calm fills the thin mountain air of South Lake Tahoe in early November. The hustle and bustle of summer has long faded, and the surrounding mountains lie in wait of their winter coat to return. This could possibly be the best time of year in Tahoe. READ MORE ON: The Myth of the Shoulder Season: 48 Hours of Adventure in South Lake Tahoe--Part 1 Posted on Nov 22, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

A Beautiful Day at San Jacinto State Park, 11/19/17

by Robin Peterson, A16 Sales Audit
 
 
READ MORE ON: A Beautiful Day at San Jacinto State Park, 11/19/17 Posted on Nov 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Shop Small with A16 this Holiday Season!

When Customers spend where they live, communities get stronger!
Shop with us and show support for your local Mountain Shop.

 
READ MORE ON: Shop Small with A16 this Holiday Season! Posted on Nov 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

A Beginner's Guide To Outdoor Climbing Equipment

Choosing the right climbing gear to suit your climbing needs can be tricky. We've put together a little beginner's guide to aid you in your quest.  READ MORE ON: A Beginner's Guide To Outdoor Climbing Equipment Posted on Nov 16, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

An Insider's Guide to Death Valley National Park

Dry, dusty, remote... but ah, oh so beautiful. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this rugged national park. READ MORE ON: An Insider's Guide to Death Valley National Park Posted on Nov 7, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

It's CAMPtober!

October is one of the best months to camp in Southern California. The mountains are showing off their gorgeous fall colors, the cooler desert temperatures set the stage for epic daytime adventures,  the crowds have thinned out and the nights are cold enough for a toasty campfire under the stars. Here are 23 of our favorite SoCal car camping spots for Fall. READ MORE ON: It's CAMPtober! Posted on Oct 18, 2017 by /blog/it-s-camptober
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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

Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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.  
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10: A16 Solana Beach Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Medicine: How to Treat Common Injuries in the Backcountry. Posted on Sep 19, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

A Return to the Colorado River: What It's Like to Raft the Grand Canyon

A young adventure-hound rafts the Grand Canyon for the second time and offers renewed insights on the importance of big-water days, slow mornings, and a sizable supply of beer. READ MORE ON: A Return to the Colorado River: What It's Like to Raft the Grand Canyon Posted on Aug 10, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Insider's Guide to Channel Islands National Park

The Channel Islands are a unique chain of islands that offer a true wilderness experience along the California coast. READ MORE ON: Insider's Guide to Channel Islands National Park Posted on Aug 8, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Mountain & Adventure Film Festival

Come for the weekend, or join us for a day at the 2017 Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Gathering! Starting Friday afternoon, September 1, the SoCal outdoor community will come together to camp, climb, explore, play, eat, drink, and watch films.
 

Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts: September 1 - 3, 2017 READ MORE ON: EVENT: Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Posted on Aug 4, 2017 by Adventure 16

Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Camping & Trail Riding along the Oregon Coast 7/15/17 - 7/22/17

The Oregon coast wild, rugged & wide open. Midweek it is easy to go for hours without seeing anyone on the trails or beaches. Along Hwy. 101 the culture seems to be hippyish & transient with many coastal road bikers & hikers. By Jay Golien, A16 Graphic Designer READ MORE ON: Camping & Trail Riding along the Oregon Coast 7/15/17 - 7/22/17 Posted on Aug 4, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: National Clean Up Day

Saturday, September 16, 2017
What would happen if everyone picked up at least one piece of litter on National CleanUp Day? 
Participate in National Cleanup Day & enter to win up to $100 Gift Card from Adventure 16.
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: National Clean Up Day Posted on Aug 1, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Hiking Mt. Whitney in the Fall--FREE!

Gorgeous autumn colors, cooler temps and fewer crowds top the list for hiking Mt. Whitney in the fall. Whitney experts Jack and Betsy Northam will offer tips on how you can enjoy everything this top-tier hike has to offer, while staying safe and having fun!  Wednesday, September 6: A16 San Diego Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking Mt. Whitney in the Fall--FREE! Posted on Jul 31, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Hiking Almbachklamm in Marktschellenberg, Germany

Land of marbles, turquoise water and lots and lots of bridges.

  By Clair Crise, A16 San Diego Sales Associate
READ MORE ON: Hiking Almbachklamm in Marktschellenberg, Germany Posted on Jul 26, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Hiking Untersberg Mt., Salzburg, Austria

This iconic mountain, which was made famous in "The Sound of Music" is part of the Berchtesgaden Alps on the Austria/Germany border. 


by Claire Crise, A16 San Diego Sales Associate
READ MORE ON: Hiking Untersberg Mt., Salzburg, Austria Posted on Jul 26, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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, July 26: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, July 28: A16 West L.A. Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: Trekking in Nepal--FREE! Posted on Jul 26, 2017 by Adventure 16

Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Travel Photography Tips and Tricks--FREE!

Learn how you can enhance your travel photographs with simple tips and techniques from professional photographer Phillip Roullard
Wednesday, August 16: A16 San Diego Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Travel Photography Tips and Tricks--FREE! Posted on Jul 13, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Hiking on Catalina Island--FREE!

paLearn the basics of hiking on Catalina Island. Discover the best day hikes out of Avalon and Two Harbors and what it takes to tackle the 37.2 mile Trans-Catalina Trail.
• Tuesday, August 8: A16 Solana Beach Store • Wednesday, August 9: A16 San Diego Store
• Friday, August 11: A16 West Los Angeles Store

 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking on Catalina Island--FREE! Posted on Jul 13, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Climb Smart 2017

21st Annual Climber's Gathering
October 13 - 15, 2017
Joshua Tree National Park
READ MORE ON: Climb Smart 2017 Posted on Jul 12, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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.

A16 San Diego: Wednesday, July 19 
A16 West LA: Thursday, July 20 

 
READ MORE ON: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail--FREE! Posted on Jun 28, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Pro Climber Brad Gobright Film Screening & Talk


"Safety Third" is a new short film that captures dirtbag climber, Brad Gobright making some of the boldest ascents done in Colorado. Everything from sketchy trad climbs to first free solo ascents, "Safety Third" is sure to leave you with sweaty palms! Come and get stoked!  
Friday, July 7: A16 San Diego Store; Cost: $15  
READ MORE ON: Pro Climber Brad Gobright Film Screening & Talk Posted on Jun 27, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Gourmet Girls Go Camping Book Signing & Cooking Demo


Hungry for a new recipe for your next camping trip? Gourmet Girls Gail Kearns,Lindsey Moran and Denise Woolery will share their culinary adventures from their book "The Gourmet Girls Go Camping Cookbook" featuring 140 awesome recipes, all of which are delicious and camper friendly.

Saturday, August 5: A16 West L.A. Store; 11:00am - 2:00pm
READ MORE ON: Gourmet Girls Go Camping Book Signing & Cooking Demo Posted on Jun 19, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Baja's Wild Side--FREE!

Join PhD shark biologist Daniel Cartamil of Scripps Institute of Oceanography for a look at the wild and remote landscapes of Baja California’s Pacific coast region. 

Friday, July 7: A16 West L. A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Baja's Wild Side--FREE! Posted on Jun 19, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Travel Ambassador Guide to Cuba

Travel regulations to Cuba have once again changed, but it is still possible to travel there. World Traveler Angel Castellanos will discuss the sights, sounds and culture of this once forbidden island and teach you how to travel to Cuba legally and without worry or hassle.

HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Tuesday, June 27:
A16 Solana Beach Store
Wednesday, June 28: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, June 29: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Travel Ambassador Guide to Cuba Posted on Jun 13, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Backpacking Death Valley's Cottonwood Canyon/Marble Canyon Loop

When properly planned, backpacking in Death Valley National Park offers much in return in the way of solitude and beauty.   READ MORE ON: Backpacking Death Valley's Cottonwood Canyon/Marble Canyon Loop Posted on Jun 12, 2017 by Gareth Lintt
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Lightweight Backpacking for Couples--Free!


Learn about choosing and acquiring lightweight gear, preparing food, planning trips, using technology, taking great photos, personal dynamics, dealing with emergencies, and helpful routines in the wilderness. Presented by backpacking bloggers, Steven & Em Bakos.
Thursday, June 15: A16 Tarzana Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Lightweight Backpacking for Couples--Free! Posted on May 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Goal Zero Clinic & Workshop--FREE!


Join us, and Goal Zero manufacturer’s rep, Bill Schmid, for a unique hands-on training clinic.
Wednesday, June 14:  A16 San Diego Store
Friday, June 16:  A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Goal Zero Clinic & Workshop--FREE! Posted on May 24, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: "Tree" Booksigning & Presentation with author Mary Sempill Watts


"TREE" takes the reader on a journey through more than two centuries of California history, from the struggles of the surrounding animals and plants to the human settlers—Chumash, Spanish, American, and contemporary Angeleno—who alter the face of the valley. The saga of Tree becomes a window into the immensity of nature and the ways that humans have come to upset the ancient balance.

Wednesday, June 21: A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: "Tree" Booksigning & Presentation with author Mary Sempill Watts Posted on May 16, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Take the A16 3-Peak Challenge!

Hike each of the three tallest mountains in SoCal between May 13 and October 15, 2017, within  24 Hours, 3 Days, 3 Weeks or 3 Months to earn some cool prizes! Hurry! Registration has ended. READ MORE ON: Take the A16 3-Peak Challenge! Posted on May 15, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Explore Mission Trails Day - May 20, 2017

This popular event features free guided nature walks, talks and programs throughout the park, including live animals and special programs for children. READ MORE ON: EVENT: Explore Mission Trails Day - May 20, 2017 Posted on May 10, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Whitney in a Day Clinic--FREE!

Hints, tips & inspiration for successfully summiting the highest mountain in the contiguous U. S. in a single day.

Tuesday, June 6: A16 Solana Beach Store   •   Wednesday, June 7: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, June 9: A16 West L.A .Store   •   Saturday, June 10: A16 Tarzana Store:
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Whitney in a Day Clinic--FREE! Posted on Apr 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Pick Pico Street Fair--FREE!

Eat great local food, buy local products, learn about your local government and non-profit organizations, and have LOTS of fun.
 
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 11am-3pm. West Los Angeles    
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Pick Pico Street Fair--FREE! Posted on Apr 24, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: 14th Annual San Diego River Days

Over 40 fun, free, family-friendly events along the the San Diego River. From Santa Ysabel to Ocean Beach, come out for hiking, nature walks, bike rides, trail building projects, gardening, community service projects and so much more!  FREE! 

Saturday & Sunday, May 13 & 14  • Saturday & Sunday, May 20 & 21
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: 14th Annual San Diego River Days Posted on Apr 24, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

How To Easily Pack Your Bag And Keep It Organized

Use Eagle Creek Pack-It Organizers to make packing and repacking easier, keep clean clothes away from dirty ones and maximize your packing space. They come in all different sizes, colors and fabrics so you are sure to find the perfect set to organize your luggage.   READ MORE ON: How To Easily Pack Your Bag And Keep It Organized Posted on Apr 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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. 
Tuesday, May 30:  A16 Solana Beach Store,
Wednesday, May 31: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, June 2: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Trekking Off the Beaten Track in Peru--FREE! Posted on Apr 18, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Learn to Plan a Trip to Africa Like a Pro!

Join Africa Experts John Spence and Annie Foot as they share their passion for Africa’s wildlife, people and activities in a fun, interactive session, answering all of your questions as they go.
Tuesday, May 23: A16 Solana Beach Store
Wednesday, May 24: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, May 25: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Learn to Plan a Trip to Africa Like a Pro! Posted on Apr 13, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Hiking Preparedness

In this interactive presentation, beginners to experienced hikers will be exposed to essential skills and the knowledge needed to make hiking the extraordinary experience we all hope for.

Tuesday, May 16: A16 Solana Beach Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking Preparedness Posted on Apr 13, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: ULTRALIGHT BACKPACKING--It's Not About the Gear

Join Glen Van Peski, founder and chairman of Gossamer Gear, for a great video and presentation about specific steps you can take to achieve more lightness on the trail

Wednesday, May 17:  A16 San Diego Store
Friday, May 19: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: ULTRALIGHT BACKPACKING--It's Not About the Gear Posted on Apr 13, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: 3-Peak Challenge Clinic

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.” 

Tuesday, May 9: A16 Solana Beach Store    Wednesday May 10: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, May 11: A16 Tarzana Store    •   Friday, May 12: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: 3-Peak Challenge Clinic Posted on Apr 12, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

BOOK SIGNING: Afoot & Afield with Scott Turner

Scott Turner, author of the fully revised 5th edition of Jerry Schad’s hiking classic, Afoot and Afield San Diego County, will return to A16's San Diego store to sign books & answer questions.
  Friday, April 14: A16 San Diego Store,  6:30 - 7:30pm
READ MORE ON: BOOK SIGNING: Afoot & Afield with Scott Turner Posted on Apr 6, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Join A16 and PCT celebrity guests for a fun evening of all things PCT. Hang out with like-minded hikers, learn about the lightest-weight gear options, and get other PCT thru-hiking tips from people in the know.
GATHERING: 6:30 – 8:30pm;
CLASS VIDEO will begin showing at 7pm
Friday, April 28:  A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE! Posted on Apr 6, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet

COME FOR THE DEALS, STAY FOR THE FUN!
Come buy, sell or trade gear! This is a fun opportunity to get rid of unused gear, update to new gear and meet other fun lovin' outdoor folks. We only do this once a year. Don’t miss it!
Saturday, May 20: A16 San Diego Store & A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet Posted on Apr 4, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Adventure Storytelling: A Travel Writing & Outdoor Photography Workshop

Join Charlotte Austin (travel/adventure writer and international mountain guide) and Kat Carney (outdoor photographer and climber/canyoneer/surfer) to learn tricks of the trade, share secrets of the travel writing industry, get hands-on, and get practical tips for shooting, editing, and publishing your photos.
Tuesday, April 4: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, April 6: A16 West L.A. Store
COST: $25--Advance Ticket Purchase Required
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Adventure Storytelling: A Travel Writing & Outdoor Photography Workshop Posted on Mar 30, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: The Perfect African Safari

If Africa is on your bucket list, don't miss this photographic and entertaining arm chair safari with Alan Feldstein, owner of Infinite Safari Adventures, custom wildlife safaris.
Thursday, May 25: A16 Tarzana Store--FREE!
READ MORE ON: EVENT: The Perfect African Safari Posted on Mar 27, 2017 by Adventure 16

EVENT: Warwick's Book Presentation: Barney Scout Mann, The Pacific Crest Trail

Come join Barney Scout Mann for stories, photos and videos straight from the Pacific Crest Trail. Warwick's Bookstore: Tuesday, May 16 at 7:30  READ MORE ON: EVENT: Warwick's Book Presentation: Barney Scout Mann, The Pacific Crest Trail Posted on Mar 27, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Mt. Whitney Trip Planning Clinic--FREE!

Whitney Bound? Whitney expert, Dr. Ken Murray, will offer tips for gear and trip planning, and show detailed slides of various approaches. If you did not get picked in this year’s permit process we will also offer suggestions for several popular routes and options to still get you on the trail in 2017.
Tuesday, April 11:  A16 Solana Beach Store
Wednesday, April 12: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, April 13: A16 Tarzana Store
Friday, April 14: A16 West LA Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Mt. Whitney Trip Planning Clinic--FREE! Posted on Mar 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Travel Smart--Travel Like A Pro with Angel Castellanos

Back by popular demand. Learn how to travel like a pro from Angel Castellanos, The Travel Ambassador, as he delivers his popular and acclaimed “Travel Smart” seminar drawing from his experience and frequent travels. 
Tuesday, April 18:  A16 Solana Beach Store • Wednesday, April 19: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, April 21: A16 West LA Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Travel Smart--Travel Like A Pro with Angel Castellanos Posted on Mar 21, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Anza Borrego Super Bloom Hike 3/18/17

by Robin Peterson, A16 Sales Audit Clerk
Like many San Diegans, my friends and I headed out to Anza Borrego to see the multitude of flowers blooming.
 
READ MORE ON: Anza Borrego Super Bloom Hike 3/18/17 Posted on Mar 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

PCT Section Hiking Resource Page

Hike the Pacific Crest Trail one or two sections at a time. Many sections can be accomplished in a day or weekend. READ MORE ON: PCT Section Hiking Resource Page Posted on Mar 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Backpacker's GET OUT MORE Road Tour--FREE!

BACKPACKER Ambassador Randy Propster will give an engaging seminar full of trail tested tips, regional trip advice, and what’s new in outdoor gear and apparel. 
Wednesday, April 12: A16 West Los Angeles Store
Thursday, April 13: A16 A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Backpacker's GET OUT MORE Road Tour--FREE! Posted on Mar 14, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Uncharted Lines Film Screening

Featuring professional climbers Paul Robinson, Chris Sharma, Daniel Woods and Jimmy Webb climbing all over the world, told through five separate stories.   Tuesday, March 21: Landmark Hillcrest Theater, San Diego READ MORE ON: EVENT: Uncharted Lines Film Screening Posted on Mar 13, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Rosie Swale Pope's Incredibly Epic, Solo Run Around the World

Two years ago Rosie Swale-Pope began a cross country run from the Queen Mary II in New York to the Queen Mary in Long Beach, raising awareness and funds to fight cancer and to inspire people to live life to the fullest. Come hear her inspiring story!
Friday, March 24: Adventure 16 West L.A. Store, 7pm--FREE!
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Rosie Swale Pope's Incredibly Epic, Solo Run Around the World Posted on Mar 7, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

SENDER ONE CLIMBING Presents: Sender Games

Sign up to climb or watch this Olympic format bouldering, sport and speed climbing competition featuring a Vendor Village, After-Party and more! Visit A16's booth for a chance to win great prizes!
Saturday, March 18;  8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sender One Climbing LAX
11220 Hindry Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90045
READ MORE ON: SENDER ONE CLIMBING Presents: Sender Games Posted on Mar 7, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Walking the Italian Dolomites, Croatia & Slovenia with Gary Scott--FREE!

Professional walking guide, Gary Scott, will share photos, stories and travel tips about the Italian Dolomites, Croatia and Slovenia--three of the most stunning and least visited travel destinations in Europe. You'll be inspired to get out there and travel more as he talks about these "best kept secret" spots. 
Tuesday, March 28: A16 Solana Beach Store • Wednesday, March 29: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, March 31: A16 West LA Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Walking the Italian Dolomites, Croatia & Slovenia with Gary Scott--FREE! Posted on Mar 5, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Afoot & Afield in San Diego County--Presentation & Book Signing by Scott Turner

Join Scott Turner as he presents the fully revised 5th edition of Jerry Schad’s hiking classic, Afoot and Afield San Diego County. Scott will share the vision behind the new book, the process of revising San Diego’s original “hiking bible,” and the new features and content contained within the new text, including 50 brand new routes and fully updated trail descriptions. FREE!
Wednesday, April 5: A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Afoot & Afield in San Diego County--Presentation & Book Signing by Scott Turner Posted on Mar 1, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Off the Beaten Path in the Grand Canyon--FREE!

Experience the vastness and solitude of the Grand Canyon in this compelling presentation which will include a brief history of the Canyon, plus detailed descriptions of a variety of Grand Canyon backpack trips.
Friday, April 7:  A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Off the Beaten Path in the Grand Canyon--FREE! Posted on Mar 1, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Anza Borrego 101: De-mystifying Desert Hiking

Scott Turner, co-author of Afoot and Afield San Diego County, will review the skills and techniques necessary for a safe desert experience. You'll also get an overview of a wide range of desert hikes that will guide your exploration and increase your desert hiking skills. Plus, you'll learn about educational programs and local agencies that can enhance your explorations of San Diego County's desert wonderland.
Thursday, March 2: A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza Borrego 101: De-mystifying Desert Hiking Posted on Mar 1, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Adventure Travel: Southeast Asia 1/26/2017 - 2/16/2017

An amazing adventure to Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia
by Jessica Flores, Register Host, A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: Adventure Travel: Southeast Asia 1/26/2017 - 2/16/2017 Posted on Mar 1, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: World of Wolves--FREE!

A family-friendly educational program about wolf behavior, biology and social structure, presented by Wolf Haven International and the CA Wolf Center
Wednesday, March 1: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, March 3: A16 West L. A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: World of Wolves--FREE! Posted on Feb 26, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

San Diego Travel & Adventure Show

Get discounted tickets now for the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show:
March 4 - 5 at the San Diego Convention Center
READ MORE ON: San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Posted on Feb 20, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Wilderness Travel Course Shopping Night

Wilderness Travel Course students, staff and alumni are invited to join us for a fun Shopping Night to get you geared up for your upcoming adventures! 
Thursday, Feb. 16, 6:30 - 8:30 pm: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: Wilderness Travel Course Shopping Night Posted on Jan 26, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Los AngelesTravel & Adventure Show

Get discounted tickets now for the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show.
February 18 - 19
READ MORE ON: Los AngelesTravel & Adventure Show Posted on Jan 18, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Why Western Mountaineering Down Sleeping Bags Are The Best

Find out more about Western Mountaineering and the high quality down sleeping bags, jackets, vests and booties they manufacture right here in the USA.  The company was founded over fourty years ago by two Northern California mountaineers and has remained a small "hands on" independent manufacturer to this day. READ MORE ON: Why Western Mountaineering Down Sleeping Bags Are The Best Posted on Jan 16, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Anza-Borrego 101- The Bighorn Sheep Count

Join Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Volunteer Sheep Counters Phil Roullard and Ashley Kvitek for a presentation on the signature animal of San Diego’s backyard desert: the Peninsular Bighorn Sheep. 

HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30 pm; PRESENTATION: 7pm
Thursday, February 2: A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: Anza-Borrego 101- The Bighorn Sheep Count Posted on Jan 11, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2017

A showcase of the best action, travel & adventure films! Tuesday, March 7- Sunday, March 26 at various locations. Tickets on sale NOW online and in stores READ MORE ON: BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2017 Posted on Jan 10, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Sierra Club Wilderness Basics Course

This course provides a learning experience for people who are looking to explore the deserts and mountains of the greater San Diego area.

The San Diego Wilderness Basics Course starts on January 10, 2017 for 10 weeks.
READ MORE ON: Sierra Club Wilderness Basics Course Posted on Jan 9, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Hike to Trippet Ranch, Topanga, CA -- 12/22/16

By Ava Davis
Sales Associate, A16  West Los Angeles
READ MORE ON: Hike to Trippet Ranch, Topanga, CA -- 12/22/16 Posted on Jan 3, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Sticker of the Month

Start or add to your cool outdoor sticker collection. Each month A16 offers a new, often hard to get, outdoor gear or adventure sticker. Collect 'em all! READ MORE ON: Sticker of the Month Posted on Jan 1, 2017 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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, February 1: A16 San Diego Store; 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Banff's Winter Wonderland--FREE! Posted on Dec 20, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Trekking Russia & Mt. Elbrus--Free!

Adventure trekker Jerry Trust will discuss what it was like to climb18,510’ Mt. Elbrus, a magnificent peak in the stunning Caucasus Mountains, and one of the seven summits (the highest mountains on the seven continents).
Tuesday, February 28: A16 Solana Beach Store, 7:00pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Trekking Russia & Mt. Elbrus--Free! Posted on Dec 19, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
• Tuesday, February 7:  A16 Solana Beach Store • Wednesday, February 8: A16 San Diego Store • Friday, February 10: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu--FREE! Posted on Dec 18, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Coast to Cactus Book Signing

Q & A and book signing session with Diana Lindsay, Managing Editor of Coast to Cactus: The Canyoneer Trail Guide to San Diego Outdoors.
Friday, December 23; 12:00pm - 3:00pm: A16 Solana Beach Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Coast to Cactus Book Signing Posted on Dec 14, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Skills & equipment every hiker/backpacker needs to survive an un-planned stay in the wilderness
Thursday, February 2:  A16 Tarzana Store
Friday, February 3: A16 West L.A. Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE! Posted on Dec 14, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

BOOK SIGNING: The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail

Q & A and book signing session with Barney "Scout" Mann, co-author of The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness TrailSaturday, December 17: Adventure 16 San Diego Store, 1:30 - 4:30 READ MORE ON: BOOK SIGNING: The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail Posted on Dec 6, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: Antarctica Slideshow & Presentation

The bottom of the earth, the Great White Continent, a land mass as big as the USA, Antarctica is the least populated continent on the planet, where penguins, seals and birds are the only Permanent Residents. World Traveler and Travel Blogger, Elisa Kotin, will share with us this last great wild frontier.
Friday, December 9, 2016, 7:00pm: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Antarctica Slideshow & Presentation Posted on Nov 25, 2016 by adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: 3-Peak Challenge Rendezvous--FREE!

A special evening just for A16 3-Peak Challenge Finishers!
November 16: A16 San Diego Store
November 18: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: 3-Peak Challenge Rendezvous--FREE! Posted on Nov 10, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Exploring Caves of the Modoc Lava Flow - September 28 - October 2, 2016

Eric Belland , A16 Tarzana Store Manager, spent a couple of days exploring caves at the Modoc Lava Flow near the north-western slope of Mount Lassen. READ MORE ON: Exploring Caves of the Modoc Lava Flow - September 28 - October 2, 2016 Posted on Nov 2, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail--Presentation & Book Signing

The Pacific Crest Trail Association's Los Angeles Book Release Event: The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness TrailBrought to you by the Pacific Crest Trail Association 

Friday, December 2: Adventure 16 West Los Angeles Store

 

 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail--Presentation & Book Signing Posted on Oct 31, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT Sierra Club Wilderness Travel Course: Preview Night & Alumni Gathering

All the information about joining the Wilderness Travel Course beginning January 2017 will be provided at this event.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2016: Adventure 16 West Los Angeles Store 
7 PM, Happy Half Hour 6:30 PM
READ MORE ON: EVENT Sierra Club Wilderness Travel Course: Preview Night & Alumni Gathering Posted on Oct 20, 2016 by Adventure 16
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Radical Reels 2016 Film Tour -TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 19!

Bike tough trails, paddle wild waters, ski steep slopes, and hang on to your seats for the best jaw-dropping mountain sport films!
OCTOBER 4: San Diego Natural History Museum.
OCTOBER 5: San Diego Natural History Museum
READ MORE ON: Radical Reels 2016 Film Tour -TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 19! Posted on Oct 5, 2016 by ADVENTURE 16
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Southern California Snowshoe Destinations

When snow dusts the mountains, head out for some fun!... READ MORE ON: Southern California Snowshoe Destinations Posted on Oct 3, 2016 by Adventure 16

EVENT: Explore East Africa--FREE!

Join experienced mountaineer Kurt Wedberg as he talks about tips for summiting Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya, as well as Game Viewing Safaris in the Serengeti Plains.
HAPPY HALF HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION 7:00pm
A16 Solana Beach Store: Tuesday, November 1
A16 San Diego Store: Wednesday, November 2
A16 West LA Store: Friday, November 4
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Explore East Africa--FREE! Posted on Oct 1, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

The 2016 8,000 Meter Challenge

by A16 Alumnus Quinn Carson READ MORE ON: The 2016 8,000 Meter Challenge Posted on Oct 1, 2016 by by Adventure 16
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EVENT: LADIES NIGHT

An exciting evening of gear specials, giveaways, drinks & snacks. Don't miss this opportunity to gain confidence and knowledge and hang with some of our community’s leading outdoor women!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21: A16 San Diego Store 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22: A16 West Los Angeles Store 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: LADIES NIGHT Posted on Oct 1, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

EVENT: The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail--Presentation & Book Signing

Experience the Pacific Crest Trail as if  your feet are making their own 2,650-mile journey from the Mexican border to the Canadian border through California, Oregon, and Washington.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm, PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
DATE CHANGE: Wednesday, October 26: A16 San Diego Store  
READ MORE ON: EVENT: The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America's Wilderness Trail--Presentation & Book Signing Posted on Oct 1, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

A16 National Park Road Team September 29, 2016

 

A Visit to Glacier National Park
by Jordan Gardner, A16 San Diego store Assistant Manager

READ MORE ON: A16 National Park Road Team September 29, 2016 Posted on Sep 29, 2016 by Adventure 16
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A16 National Park Road Team--September 22, 2016

A Visit to Mystery Ranch
by Jordan Gardner, A16 San Diego store Assistant Manager

READ MORE ON: A16 National Park Road Team--September 22, 2016 Posted on Sep 22, 2016 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Team A16 West Los Angeles Wins 3rd Place in the 8000 Meter Challenge!

The 8,000 Meter Challenge is SoCal's ultimate dealer hiking challenge, open exclusively to outdoor industry retail staff.  Participants climb So Cal's three highest peaks in one day for a total of 40 miles and 12,000 feet elevation gain! READ MORE ON: Team A16 West Los Angeles Wins 3rd Place in the 8000 Meter Challenge! Posted on Sep 22, 2016 by Adventure 16
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A16 National Park Road Team September 15, 2016

A Visit to Cascade Designs

by Jordan Gardner, A16 San Diego store Assistant Manager

READ MORE ON: A16 National Park Road Team September 15, 2016 Posted on Sep 15, 2016 by Adventure 16
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A16 National Park Road Team--September 5, 2016

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 National Park Road Team--September 5, 2016 Posted on Sep 9, 2016 by Adventure 16
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Hiking & Camping on Mt. Baldy 8/24/16 - 8/25/16

Mid-week Sojourn Under the Stars
by Hugh Garbarini, Sales Associate, A16 West Los Angeles
READ MORE ON: Hiking & Camping on Mt. Baldy 8/24/16 - 8/25/16 Posted on Sep 7, 2016 by Adventure 16

Backpacking Glen Aulin to May Lake in the High Sierra Aug 20 - Aug 23

  by Kimberly Wilson, A16 Buyer's Assistant

  Try this easy (18.6+-mile) 3-day backpacking trip for a stunning views and
  refreshing mountain air in the High Sierra.
READ MORE ON: Backpacking Glen Aulin to May Lake in the High Sierra Aug 20 - Aug 23 Posted on Sep 7, 2016 by Adventure 16
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Hiking and Camping in Banff, Canada July 15-23, 2016

A perfect mix of urban and outdoor 
by
  Laurel Grinnell-Wilson, A16 buyer
READ MORE ON: Hiking and Camping in Banff, Canada July 15-23, 2016 Posted on Sep 1, 2016 by Adventure 16
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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
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EVENT: Reel Rock 11

Hosted by UCSD Outback Adventures
  La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas: Oct 12th, 730 pm
  Price Center Theater UC San Diego in La Jolla: Oct. 13th, 730 pm
  SD Natural History Museum: Oct. 14th, 730 pm READ MORE ON: EVENT: Reel Rock 11 Posted on Sep 1, 2016 by Adventure 16

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Mountain Hardwear: Tough As Nails

From top notch performance parkas to a versatile tent that is perfect for car camping, Mountain Hardwear continues to impress with the durability and value you would expect from an expert in the industry READ MORE ON: Mountain Hardwear: Tough As Nails Posted on Apr 12, 2016 by Gareth Lintt
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EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Join A16 and PCT celebrity guests for a fun evening of all things PCT. Hang out with like-minded hikers, learn about the lightest-weight gear options, and get other PCT through-hiking tips from people in the know.
GATHERING: 6:30 – 9:00pm; CLASS VIDEO will begin showing at 7pm
Monday, May 2:  A16's shop in San Diego, Mission Valley
READ MORE ON: EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE! Posted on Apr 6, 2016 by Adventure 16
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Costa Rica: Let's Go!

A Dream Trip to Costa Rica
By Mark Castberg, A16 West Los Angeles Senior Assistant Manager
READ MORE ON: Costa Rica: Let's Go! Posted on Apr 5, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: To the Roof of Isla Monserrat--FREE!

Join Dr. Markes E. Johnson as he recounts one of his most harrowing adventures in pursuit of scientific knowledge in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés region. Johnson's talk will not only narrate the obstacles and sense of excitement surrounding the expedition, but also impart important observations that tie into a greater understanding of the ecology and geology of the entire region.  
PRESENTATION & BOOK SIGNING:
Monday, May 16:  A16 San Diego Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: To the Roof of Isla Monserrat--FREE! Posted on Mar 30, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Part Six- Citizen Science in Anza-Borrego

Join Anza-Borrego Foundation staff and volunteers as we share different ways for you to give back to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park through service in the field.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm, PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Thursday, April 7:
A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Part Six- Citizen Science in Anza-Borrego Posted on Mar 30, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet & Sale

COME FOR THE DEALS, STAY FOR THE FUN!
Come buy, sell or trade gear! This is a fun opportunity to get rid of unused gear, update to new gear and meet other fun lovin' outdoor folks. We only do this once a year. Don’t miss it!
Saturday, May 21: A16 San Diego Store
Saturday, May 28: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet & Sale Posted on Mar 30, 2016 by Adventure 16
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The Almighty Guarantee

Every week, Adventure 16 has representatives from our suppliers come to our retail locations and train our staff on the latest and greatest products they’re bringing to market.  Recently, we had Osprey rep, Steve Ray, visit us with some exciting new product innovations. READ MORE ON: The Almighty Guarantee Posted on Mar 28, 2016 by Gareth Lintt
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Team Survivor Sea Dragons take on the A16 SoCal Trifecta!

READ MORE ON: Team Survivor Sea Dragons take on the A16 SoCal Trifecta! Posted on Mar 23, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: New Zealand: A Photo Travelogue--FREE!

Learn about the fantastic natural scenery, the Maori culture and some of the outdoor adventure New Zealand has to offer.
April 19, 20 & 22 at various A16 locations
READ MORE ON: EVENT: New Zealand: A Photo Travelogue--FREE! Posted on Mar 21, 2016 by Adventure 16
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Do what you love; Love what you do!

What's better than hanging out at Adventure 16? Getting paid for it! There is work involved, but you still get to hang out with like-minded, outdoorsy types who share your enthusiasm for great gear! READ MORE ON: Do what you love; Love what you do! Posted on Mar 15, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: ANZA BORREGO PALEONTOLOGY--FREE!

Paleontologist Lyndon Murray will guide you through the types of fossilized plant and animal life in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, and how those fossils came to be here. HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30 pm; PRESENTATION: 7pm Thursday, March 24: A16 San Diego Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: ANZA BORREGO PALEONTOLOGY--FREE! Posted on Mar 10, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Travel Smart--FREE!

Back by popular demand. Travel Smart: Know Before You Go! Experienced world traveler Angel Castellanos will teach you helpful travel tips to improve the quality of your excursion.
Tuesday, April 26: A16 Solana Beach Store
Wednesday, April 27:  A16 San Diego Store
Friday, April 29: A16 West LA Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Travel Smart--FREE! Posted on Mar 8, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Thru-hiking the John Muir Trail--FREE!

Hints, tips, logistics, route planning and more to prepare for this hike of a lifetime!  Presented by USD Adventure Center Guide & JMT thru-hiker, Tobias Nickel. • Tuesday, May 3: A16 Solana Beach • Wednesday, May 4: A16 San Diego  • Friday, May 6: A16 West Los Angeles  READ MORE ON: EVENT: Thru-hiking the John Muir Trail--FREE! Posted on Mar 7, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Anza Borrego--Part 4: Desert Archaeology--FREE!

Dr. Joan S. Schneider, will talk about the vast Cultural Heritage represented within Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, from human activities at least 5000 years ago to more recent times.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30PM; PRESENTATION: 7:00PM
Thursday, March 3:  A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza Borrego--Part 4: Desert Archaeology--FREE! Posted on Feb 17, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Climb for Heroes

Take part in this non-competitive, family friendly day hike on Mt. Baldy, benefiting returning injured vets.  
Sunday April 3. 2016--departs from Mt. Baldy Ski lifts parking lot.
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Climb for Heroes Posted on Feb 15, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Walking in the Dolomites of Northern Italy with Gary Scott--FREE!

Professional tour guide, Gary Scott shares photos, stories & travel tips of one of Europe's best-kept secrets and one of the world's best walking and hiking areas. 
Tuesday, March 28: A16 Solana Beach Store
Wednesday, March 29: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, March 31 A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Walking in the Dolomites of Northern Italy with Gary Scott--FREE! Posted on Feb 15, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Special Sneak Peek Screening: Phil's Camino

Join us for a sneak peek rough cut screening of "Phil's Camino" and a brief introduction to the Camino de Santiago.
A16 Solana Beach: Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30pm
A16 West Los Angeles: Friday March 4 at 6:30pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Special Sneak Peek Screening: Phil's Camino Posted on Feb 2, 2016 by
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EVENT: Anza Borrego--Part 3: Pines to Palms--FREE!

Join us on a virtual tour of the incredibly diverse plant life of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Thursday, February 18:  A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza Borrego--Part 3: Pines to Palms--FREE! Posted on Feb 2, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Date Change! Adventure Traveling with Your Dog--FREE!

Join Dawn Celapino and her dog, Jack as they give you a tour of their 10-week cross-country road trip through 25 states in their RV.
Wednesday, February 17: A16 San Diego Store; 7pm
Thursday, February 18 A16 Solana Beach Store; 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Date Change! Adventure Traveling with Your Dog--FREE! Posted on Jan 25, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: ANZA BORREGO 101: Part 2--FREE!

Anza-Borrego hides countless secrets, ranging from secluded watering holes, diverse wildlife and botany. Join Scott Turner, co-author of Afoot & Afield, for a discussion on how his attitude of the desert evolved from apprehension to affection. Thursday, February 4:  A16 San Diego Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: ANZA BORREGO 101: Part 2--FREE! Posted on Jan 21, 2016 by Adventure 16
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CANCELED: Nepal Earthquake Relief Fundraiser

CANCELED

Last April, an earthquake struck Nepal with such force that Katamandu’s monuments and villages were left in ruins and thousands lost their lives. Eric Poppleton will share his first-hand experiences about the earthquake and the help that is still needed.
PRESENTATION: Saturday, February 20, 2016: A16 West Los Angeles, 5pm
READ MORE ON: CANCELED: Nepal Earthquake Relief Fundraiser Posted on Jan 18, 2016 by Adventure16
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MOVIE: Meru--FREE!

This Sundance Award winning film highlights the adventure of three world renowned climbers as they navigate nature’s harshest elements & their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mt. Meru, the most technically complicated & dangerous peak in the Himalayas.
HAPPY HALF-HOUR:  6:30pm, MOVIE: 7:00pm
Tuesday, February 9: A16 Solana Beach Store • 
Wednesday, February 10: A16 San Diego Store
• Thursday, February 11: A16 Tarzana Store • Friday, February 12: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: MOVIE: Meru--FREE! Posted on Jan 13, 2016 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Banff Mountain Film Festival 2016

Click Here for the Banff Film List. A showcase of the best action, travel and adventure films!  Tickets on sale online for the  Santa Monica Shows, as well as the San Diego VIP reception.
Tuesday, March 8 - Tuesday, March 22 at various locations.
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Banff Mountain Film Festival 2016 Posted on Jan 12, 2016 by Adventure 16
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Get a FREE ticket to the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan. 16 & 17

Get a FREE ticket to the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show January 16-17 at the San Diego Convention Center. Special Offer courtesy of Adventure16! Available to the first 500 registrants. Expires 1/14/16* READ MORE ON: Get a FREE ticket to the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show Jan. 16 & 17 Posted on Jan 11, 2016 by
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EVENT: Project Athena's Harbor-to-Harbor Adventure Preview--FREE!

Come learn about Project Athena's upcoming San Diego Harbor to Harbor Trek--a 2 day, 50 mile "urban hiking adventure" from Oceanside Harbor to San Diego Harbor. Tuesday, February 2: A16 Solana Beach Store, 6:30pm - 8pm READ MORE ON: EVENT: Project Athena's Harbor-to-Harbor Adventure Preview--FREE! Posted on Jan 5, 2016 by
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16 Great Gifts Any Hiker Will Love!

Don’t know what to give the hikers on your holiday gift list? Here are some thoughtful and useful gift ideas for both casual and experienced hikers. Read More > READ MORE ON: 16 Great Gifts Any Hiker Will Love! Posted on Dec 18, 2015 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: NEW DATES! Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Skills & equipment every hiker/backpacker needs to survive an un-planned stay in the wilderness. NEW DATES!
Thursday, February 18: A16 Tarzana Store 7:00pm
Friday, February 19: A16 West Los Angeles 7:00pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: NEW DATES! Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE! Posted on Nov 25, 2015 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Trekking in the Himalaya: FOOTSTEPS OF GOPAL Slideshow & Book Signing--FREE!

Hiker, backpacker & author, Elaine Pike retraces the steps of her magnificent trek over three of the world's highest mountain passes. The award-winning book, Footsteps of Gopal will be available for purchase and booksigning.
January 15, A16 West Los Angeles Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Trekking in the Himalaya: FOOTSTEPS OF GOPAL Slideshow & Book Signing--FREE! Posted on Nov 25, 2015 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: The Manaslu Circuit--A Trek in the Himalayas--FREE!

Come experience a trek in Nepal on the Manaslu Circuit!  Adventure Traveler, Lawrence Pallant, will narrate an exciting slideshow set to music, along with stories and information on how to take this extraordinary trek. A16 Solana Beach Store: Tuesday, January 12 at 7pm
A16 San Diego Store: Wednesday, January 13 at 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: The Manaslu Circuit--A Trek in the Himalayas--FREE! Posted on Nov 24, 2015 by Adventure 16
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52 Hikes 2015 Instructions

GREAT GIFT IDEA! A Do-It-Yourself Gift Kit. READ MORE ON: 52 Hikes 2015 Instructions Posted on Nov 12, 2015 by Adventure 16
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Dutch Oven Turkey

Dutch Oven Recipes & Tips for a Holiday Feast
Read More >
READ MORE ON: Dutch Oven Turkey Posted on Nov 12, 2015 by Adventure 16
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Northern California Coastal Adventure

Bodega Bay to the Giant Redwoods 10/27/15
By Catherine "Cat" Hunt, A16 Graphic Designer
READ MORE ON: Northern California Coastal Adventure Posted on Nov 9, 2015 by Adventure 16
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El Cajon Mountain Hike, San Diego County--March 24, 2013

”The Toughest Hike in San Diego County”
By Kevin Lee, Adventure 16 Buying, Sales & Marketing Manager, Wholesale
READ MORE ON: El Cajon Mountain Hike, San Diego County--March 24, 2013 Posted on Nov 1, 2015 by Adventure 16
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Blue Sky Ecological Preserve 9-mile Hike

This great medium-intensity hike takes you to two different lakes, both of which are fishable!
By James Almon, Adventure 16 Manager of Information Systems  
READ MORE ON: Blue Sky Ecological Preserve 9-mile Hike Posted on Sep 1, 2015 by Adventure 16
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San Diego County Hikes

From breezy beach hikes to panoramic mountain tops,
here are just a few of our favorite spots for enjoying the
beautiful nature and weather of San Diego.
READ MORE ON: San Diego County Hikes Posted on Sep 1, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Los Angeles Hikes & Beyond

READ MORE ON: Los Angeles Hikes & Beyond Posted on Sep 1, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Cool Hikes for Hot Days

September is one of the hottest months of the year.
Here are a few of our favorite spots for beating the heat.
READ MORE ON: Cool Hikes for Hot Days Posted on Sep 1, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

A River Runs Through It: My Adventure on the Gallatin River

August 6-17, 2015
Beehive Basin, Gallatin National Forest, Big Sky, Montana
By A16 Buyer's Assistant Matthew Smith
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READ MORE ON: A River Runs Through It: My Adventure on the Gallatin River Posted on Aug 20, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Mammoth Crest Trail Hike

July 3 - July 5
In Mammoth Lakes, CA
by Sierra ter Veer, A16 San Diego Sales Associate
READ MORE ON: Mammoth Crest Trail Hike Posted on Jul 5, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Hiking & Climbing Tahquitz - June 28 - June 30, 2015

Kimberly Wilson, A16 San Diego Sales Associate, spent a couple of days climbing Tahquitz. This granite rock formation is located on the high western slope of the San Jacinto mountains. READ MORE ON: Hiking & Climbing Tahquitz - June 28 - June 30, 2015 Posted on Jun 30, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

New Route on Tokopah Dome - April 17 - April 19, 2015

Adam Burch, A16 San Diego Sales Associate, and his friend Vitaliy spent a few days exploring a new route (Mango Lassi Lulz Machine 5.10+) on Lower Tokopah Dome in the Sierras. READ MORE ON: New Route on Tokopah Dome - April 17 - April 19, 2015 Posted on Apr 20, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Outdoor Lover's Guide

Ideas for Valentine's Day Weekend and Beyond READ MORE ON: Outdoor Lover's Guide Posted on Feb 12, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Day Hike of Iron Mountain Trail

January 25, 2015
Iron Mountain
by Robin Peterson, A16 Sales Audit Clerk
READ MORE ON: Day Hike of Iron Mountain Trail Posted on Jan 25, 2015 by Adventure 16
Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

A Good Potato Chip

Mt. Woodson to Potato Chip Rock 11/29/14
by Angela Shepler, A16 HR Manager
READ MORE ON: A Good Potato Chip Posted on Nov 29, 2014 by Adventure 16