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Visit Lake Tahoe in Fall: Best Hikes to Soak Up the Colors

Visit Lake Tahoe in Fall: Best Hikes to Soak Up the Colors

Winter at Tahoe's ski resorts may steal the seasonal spotlight, but visiting Lake Tahoe in fall means hiking amidst a riot of color. Here, a few of our favorites. READ MORE ON: Visit Lake Tahoe in Fall: Best Hikes to Soak Up the Colors Posted on Oct 9, 2019 by adventure 16
Visit Lake Tahoe in Fall: Best Hikes to Soak Up the Colors

Backpacker 2019 Get Out More Tour--FREE!

Join Backpacker’s Get Out More all-star ambassador Randy Propster for an engaging 90-minute seminar full of trail tested tips, regional trip advice and outdoor gear!
Thursday, October  3: A16 San Diego Store
Friday October 4: A16 West Los Angeles Store
 
READ MORE ON: Backpacker 2019 Get Out More Tour--FREE! Posted on Sep 19, 2019 by Adventure 16
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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 19, 2019, 11am-3pm. West Los Angeles    
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Pick Pico Street Fair--FREE! Posted on May 2, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Hike the San Diego River This April!

Our partner The San Diego River Park Foundationhas a few different opportunities to get outside, hike, and collect environmental data this coming Earth Month. Learn More!. READ MORE ON: Hike the San Diego River This April! Posted on Mar 28, 2019 by adventure 16
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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 2019.
Thursday, April 18: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, April 19: A16 West LA Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Mt. Whitney Trip Planning Clinic--FREE! Posted on Mar 26, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Eagle Creek QUIT YOUR JOB Travel Trailer Tour

It's time to Quit Your Job & Find Your Unknown!  Eagle Creek is rolling up to Adventure 16 West Los Angeles, Saturday, March 30. Come meet up, get out of your routine, and start traveling! 
• Packing Demos • Games  • Travel Tips • Product Giveaways • Discount on Eagle Creek gear & more!
READ MORE ON: Eagle Creek QUIT YOUR JOB Travel Trailer Tour Posted on Mar 20, 2019 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

If Whitney is on your "DO" list for 2019, NOW is the time to prepare! Whitney expert and Mountain Guide, Kurt Wedberg, will discuss gear, trip planning and popular routes.
Thursday, Jan. 24:  A16 San Diego Store
Friday, January 25:  A16 West LA Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE! Posted on Nov 28, 2018 by Adventure 16
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A16 3-Peak Challenge Alternate Routes

ALTERNATE ROUTES for completing the A16 3-peak challenge during fire closure of the San Gorgonio Trails. READ MORE ON: A16 3-Peak Challenge Alternate Routes Posted on Jul 9, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu--FREE!

Join Jose and Nicole Montes to learn about Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail in Peru. Find out all about this famous trail and Machu Picchu, one of the 7 man-made wonders of the world.
HAPPY HALF HOUR: 6:30; PRESENTATION:  7pm
Wednesday, May 30: A16 San Diego Store; Thursday, May 31:A16 Solana Beach Store;  Friday,  June 1: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu--FREE! Posted on May 30, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Trekking in Nepal--FREE!


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

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

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EVENT: Outdoor Photography Workshop

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

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

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

PRESENTATION: Wednesday, March 14: A16 San Diego Store; 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Banff's Winter Wonderland--FREE! Posted on Feb 21, 2018 by Adventure 16
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EVENT: Trekking Off the Beaten Track in Peru--FREE!

Jose Montes, a veteran trekking guide from Peru and co-owner of Killa Expeditions, will be speaking about the Inca Trail as well as other incredible Peruvian treks that are off the beaten path. 
 
Wednesday,  February 28: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, March 1: A16 Solana Beach Store
Friday, March 2: A16 West L.A. Store 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Trekking Off the Beaten Track in Peru--FREE! Posted on Feb 13, 2018 by Adventure 16
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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
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EVENT: Anza Borrego 101: An Introduction--FREE!

Join Anza-Borrego Foundation and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Staff for part 1 of a 4-part series all about Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. 

Wednesday, January 24: Adventure 16 San Diego Store
Friday, January 26: Adventure 16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza Borrego 101: An Introduction--FREE! Posted on Jan 3, 2018 by Adventure 16

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OUTDOOR GEAR RENTALS

Try Before You Buy!
Rent camping gear and equipment like tents, sleeping bags and backpacking packs for your next adventure. Adventure 16 camping rentals allow you to use great equipment during an excursion, save on the costs of a trip and try gear out in the wild before making a purchase.
READ MORE ON: OUTDOOR GEAR RENTALS Posted on Jan 1, 2018 by Adventure 16
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Visit Lake Tahoe in Fall: Best Hikes to Soak Up the Colors

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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, FEBRUARY 23: A16 San Diego Store 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24: A16 West Los Angeles Store 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: LADIES NIGHT Posted on Oct 1, 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
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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
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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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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 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
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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
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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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: 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
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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: 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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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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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: 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: A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet & Sale 2016

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 2016 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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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
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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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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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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
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READ MORE ON: Dutch Oven Turkey Posted on Nov 12, 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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 Feb 22, 2015 by Adventure 16
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Los Angeles Hikes & Beyond

READ MORE ON: Los Angeles Hikes & Beyond Posted on Feb 22, 2015 by Adventure 16
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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
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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
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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