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The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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

The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
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READ MORE ON: EVENT: Avalanche Awareness & Preparedness--FREE! Posted on Dec 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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

The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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
The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

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