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EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

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;
PCT SHORT FILM FEST & CLASS VIDEO: 7:15pm
Thursday, May 9. 2019:  A16 San Diego Store

 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE! Posted on Apr 15, 2019 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet 2019

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. 
Saturday, May 18: A16 San Diego Store & A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: A16 Backpacker's Swapmeet 2019 Posted on Apr 4, 2019 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

EVENT: 3-Peak Challenge Clinic 2019

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.” 
Thursday, May 2: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, May 3: A16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: 3-Peak Challenge Clinic 2019 Posted on Apr 1, 2019 by adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

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
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home--Presentation & Book Signing by Triple Crowner Heather "Anish" Anderson

Join us for an evening of stories and photos with Triple Crown thru hiker Heather "Anish" Anderson. Thursday, April 25:  A16 San Diego Store, 6:30pm READ MORE ON: Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home--Presentation & Book Signing by Triple Crowner Heather "Anish" Anderson Posted on Mar 26, 2019 by adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

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
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

EVENT: American Pilgrims on the Camino

The Camino de Santiago de Compostela has become much more than just a pilgrimage route; today, it is a continuous World Cultural Event that brings people and cultures together from all over the globe.  Join our presentation by the SoCal chapter of American Pilgrims on the Camino, and learn the "who, what, where and when" of the Camino and how you can plan your own Camino.

Friday, February 22, Adventure 16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: American Pilgrims on the Camino Posted on Jan 29, 2019 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

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 in May
A16 SAN DIEGO STORE: Mon., January 14;  Sat., January 26:  Tue., January 29:  Thu., February 7        
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge San Diego--Info Sessions Posted on Jan 9, 2019 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

EVENT: Adventure Film Festival

Experience the spirit of adventure in your own backyard.The 2019 lineup of hand-picked groundbreaking, independent adventure films is visiting San Diego!  
Thursday, January 24, 2019
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Adventure Film Festival Posted on Jan 9, 2019 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

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
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Insider's Guide to Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon is one of the most spectacular natural features on planet earth -- immerse yourself in this amazing place with our guide! READ MORE ON: Insider's Guide to Grand Canyon National Park Posted on Oct 31, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

EVENT: Barney "Scout" Mann's The Continental Divide Trail

With more than 250 spectacular contemporary images and and unpublished historical photos, you'll experience the trail as if your boots were on the 3,100-mile path. The Continental Divide Trail is part of North America's "Triple Crown" together with the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails. Come experience what Forest Service signs call the "toughest trail in the country.
Wednesday, November 28:  A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, November 29: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Barney "Scout" Mann's The Continental Divide Trail Posted on Oct 25, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Women's Adventure Film Tour

A celebration of fantastic women doing extraordinary things. The event features a set of short films including the premiere of Katie Walsh's film, Surfing to Cope, as well as climbing, skiing, mountaineering, snowboarding and travel films from all over the world.
ONE NIGHT ONLY: October 25, 2018, Beverly Hills
READ MORE ON: Women's Adventure Film Tour Posted on Oct 11, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

FREE SOLO Documentary in San Diego theaters October 5

FREE SOLO is an edge-of-your seat thriller and an inspiring portrait of an athlete who challenges both his body and his beliefs on a quest to triumph over the impossible, revealing the personal toll of excellence. OPENING IN THEATERS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5. READ MORE ON: FREE SOLO Documentary in San Diego theaters October 5 Posted on Sep 27, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

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

Professional walking guide, Gary Scott, will share photos, stories and travel tips about the Dolomites, Croatia and Slovenia--three of the most stunning travel destinations in Europe. You'll be inspired to get out there and travel more as he talks about these "best kept secret" spots. 
Wednesday, November 7: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, November 8: A16 Solana Beach Store
Friday, November 9: A16 West LA Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Walking the Dolomites, Croatia & Slovenia with Gary Scott--FREE! Posted on Sep 26, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

EVENT: 2018 Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Gathering, Sept 28 - 30

The Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Gathering is a 3-day celebration of Southern California’s outdoor community, brands and lifestyle.  Come kick off the festivities at Adventure 16's West Los Angeles Store and enjoy Happy Hour, pro-climber presentations , great outdoor movies and more!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: 2018 Mountain & Adventure Film Festival Gathering, Sept 28 - 30 Posted on Sep 11, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

EVENT: Wilderness Basics Course 2019 - A Life Changing Experience

Have you always been interested in exploring San Diego’s backcountry? Come join us to learn more about the Wilderness Basics Course (WBC).
Wednesday, October 3: A16 Solana Beach Store
Thursday, October 4:  A16 San Diego Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Basics Course 2019 - A Life Changing Experience Posted on Sep 6, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Backpacker 2018 Get Out More Tour--FREE!

Join Backpacker’s Get Out More all-star ambassador Randy Propster for an engaging 75-minute seminar full of trail tested tips, regional trip advice and outdoor gear!
Wednesday, October  17: A16 San Diego Store
Friday October 19: A16 West Los Angeles Store
 
READ MORE ON: Backpacker 2018 Get Out More Tour--FREE! Posted on Sep 5, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Climb Smart 2018

3 Days of Climbing Skills Clinics & Camping
October 12 - 14, 2018
Joshua Tree National Park
READ MORE ON: Climb Smart 2018 Posted on Aug 20, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

EVENT Sierra Club Wilderness Travel Course: Preview Night & Alumni Gathering

All the information about joining the Wilderness Travel Course beginning January 2019 will be provided at this event. For those already registered in WTC 2019, this is an opportunity to learn about upcoming conditioning hikes, informal training and social gatherings prior to the start of class.

HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm, PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Friday, September 14, 2018:  Adventure 16 West Los Angeles Store 
READ MORE ON: EVENT Sierra Club Wilderness Travel Course: Preview Night & Alumni Gathering Posted on Aug 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

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 5: A16 San Diego Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking Mt. Whitney in the Fall--FREE! Posted on Aug 6, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Phil's Camino Film Screening

This is the story of Phil, a man living with Stage 4 Cancer, dreaming of walking the 500 mile Camino de Santiago across Spain. Unable to make the trip, he builds a camino in the forest behind his house,  starts to walk,  and traces his progress on a map. This remarkable journey is one of hope, acceptance, and freedom, and is sure to inspire anyone who has ever dreamed of doing something that sounded impossible. 
 
HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm, FILM SCREENING 7:00pm
Friday July 13: A16 West L.A Store
READ MORE ON: Phil's Camino Film Screening Posted on Jun 20, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail--FREE!

Learn tips for gear and trip planning for backpacking California's premiere long-distance backpacking trail from avid long-distance backpacker and Triple Crowner, Shian "Barrel Roll" Sung.

Wednesday, June 20: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, June 22: A16 West LA Store

 
READ MORE ON: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail--FREE! Posted on Jun 19, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: PCT Rendezvous--FREE!

Banff Mountain Film Festival Fall Showings

An all new showcase of the best action, travel & adventure films! 
Santa Monica: Sun., Sept. 23
Encinitas: Fri., Sept. 28 and Sat., Sept. 29
San Diego: Sun., Sept. 30 and Mon. Oct. 1
READ MORE ON: Banff Mountain Film Festival Fall Showings Posted on Jun 13, 2018 by Adventure 16