Cool Hikes for Hot Days

Posted by Adventure 16 | 09.01.2015
A16 West LA Warehouse & Shipping Manager, Gregg Bakalian, cooling off in Piru Creek
A16 West LA Warehouse & Shipping Manager, Gregg Bakalian, cooling off in Piru Creek




September is one of the hottest months of the year. 
Here are a few of our favorite spots for beating the heat.


Bayside Trail  Bridge to nowhere


• Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve • Piru Creek
• Torrey Pines State Reserve • Upper Solstice Canyon
• Cabrillo National Monument • Bear Canyon
• Cuyamaca Peak • Point Dume
• Rancho Penasquitos • Moonlight Hikes
• Bluffs Beach & More! • Lake Sabrina & More!

















Recommended Gear


Osprey Talon 22 Daypack  

Osprey Talon 22 Daypack - $110.00


Designed for the fast, adventure oriented enthusiast, the Talon Series offers a unique melding of torso adjustability in an active, lightweight pack.

• Hipbelt Pockets
• Hydration Slot
• 2 LidLocks
• Stretch Woven Front & Side Pockets



















Vasque Mantra 2.0 Shoes    

Vasque Mantra 2.0 Hiking Shoes $129.99

The Vasque Mantra 2.0 Hiking Shoes provide the mobility and forefoot flex of a runner with the support and stability of a backpacking boot.
• Durable waterproof nubuck leather upper combined with abrasion resistant nylon mesh for added breathability
• Mobility and weight of a shoe with the support and stability of a backpacking boot
• Durable Vibram outsole has multi-directional lugs that provide great trail traction





Tilley LTM6 Airflo Hat   

Tilley LTM6 AIRFLO Hat $85.00

This lightweight Hat offers superb ventilation and is made from Tilley Nylamtium®, a strong water-and-mildew resistant form of nylon.
• Excellent sun protection, rated UPF 50+
• Dark underbrim for glare protection
• Repels rain, floats
• Ties on in the wind
• Machine washable, won’t shrink
• Broad brim with 3/4” ventilation mesh




















Men's and Women's Icebreaker Tech T's   

Icebreaker Tech T’s for Men and Women $45.00 - 75.00

This Icebreaker favorite is made from Ultralite 150 – Icebreaker’s lightest superfine Merino wool-an ideal weight for warm to hot conditions.
• Soft and gentle against the skin
• Keeps you cool, dry and comfortable
• Lightweight and breathable
• Naturally anti-microbial and odor resistant*
*The known record for wearing an Icebreaker non-stop is 196 days in extreme conditions!






















Leki Trekking Poles  

Trekking Poles $39.95 - 219.00

Benefits of Using Hiking Poles
• Improves posture & lung capacity
• Removes 3% - 5% of the impact from each step!
• Sure-footedness: Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad!
• Conserves energy, reduces fatigue & increases endurance
• Reduces stress on knees & lower joints, especially when hiking downhill.