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Backpacker Radio Meetup

Backpacker Radio Meetup

Come hang with the Backpacker Radio crew and local SoCal backpacking enthusiasts for a night of good company and altruism.
October 30, 6 - 9pm: The High Dive 1801 Morena Blvd, San Diego, California 92110
READ MORE ON: Backpacker Radio Meetup Posted on Oct 9, 2019 by adventure 16
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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
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EVENT: Wilderness Basics Course 2020 - 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). Thursday, October 24: A16 San Diego Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Basics Course 2020 - A Life Changing Experience Posted on Oct 1, 2019 by Adventure 16
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How to Make Your Life Adventure Ready

It's not always easy, but if you use these simple, tested techniques to keep your life adventure prepped, you'll be able to get out the door (and into the backcountry) with minimal fuss. READ MORE ON: How to Make Your Life Adventure Ready Posted on Sep 30, 2019 by adventure 16
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Event: Exploring Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia & the Dolomites of Northern Italy with Gary Scott

Award winning travel and walking guide Gary Peter Scott (GPS) will share photos, stories and travel tips for exploring some of the most stunning, fascinating and less traveled destinations in Europe.  You’ll be inspired to get out there and travel more or maybe even join him on one of his award winning trips.

Thursday, November 14: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, November 15: A16 West LA Store
READ MORE ON: Event: Exploring Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia & the Dolomites of Northern Italy with Gary Scott Posted on Sep 24, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Hiking the Tracks to the Goat Canyon Trestle

Take a virtual hike through 16 tunnels and many small trestles while experiencing the breathtaking views in the Gorge and learning the stories behind abandoned tunnels, de-railed cars, and old construction campsites observed on the way along the historic “Impossible Railroad.” Thursday, October 10: A16 San Diego Store READ MORE ON: Hiking the Tracks to the Goat Canyon Trestle Posted on Sep 23, 2019 by adventure 16
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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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Climb Smart 2019

3 Days of Climbing, networking, education, stewardship and FUN!  October 18 - 20--Joshua Tree National Park READ MORE ON: Climb Smart 2019 Posted on Sep 19, 2019 by adventure 16
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EVENT: Stories Behind the Images by Corey Rich--Book Release

Corey Rich has been capturing iconic shots of adventure superstars for more than two decades. Now Corey tells how he got some of his favorite images of climbers, adventurers, skiers, performance artists, and more in his new book, Stories Behind the Images - Lessons from a Life in Adventure Photography. Friday, October 18: A16 West LA Store READ MORE ON: EVENT: Stories Behind the Images by Corey Rich--Book Release Posted on Sep 16, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Keep Your Gear Like New: Cleaning, Repair, and Storage Tips

As any outdoor enthusiast knows, gear is expensive. Here's how to keep yours like new, with pro tips on cleaning, repairing, and storing it. READ MORE ON: Keep Your Gear Like New: Cleaning, Repair, and Storage Tips Posted on Sep 5, 2019 by adventure 16
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23 Must-Visit American Cities for Outdoor Adventure Travel -- Part 1

From the rolling mountains of the Southeast, to the jagged peaks of the West, here's our breakdown of 23 American cities that you should visit at least once in your lifetime.     READ MORE ON: 23 Must-Visit American Cities for Outdoor Adventure Travel -- Part 1 Posted on Sep 5, 2019 by adventure 16
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Backcountry Bartender: Searching for the Best Ways to Booze on the Trail

We set out to discover once and for all the best methods of consuming booze in the backcountry. Here is what we learned.  READ MORE ON: Backcountry Bartender: Searching for the Best Ways to Booze on the Trail Posted on Aug 30, 2019 by adventure 16
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Geo-Hikes

Learn a bit of geology while hiking in the southwestern USA. Geo-hikes has several events planned for the fall 2019. Learn more. READ MORE ON: Geo-Hikes Posted on Aug 28, 2019 by adventure 16
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Ford Ranger Truck Tour

A16 West L.A. is teaming up with with the 2019 Ford Ranger! So stop by, take a tour of the truck and enter to win some cool prizes! August 29 - September 18. READ MORE ON: Ford Ranger Truck Tour Posted on Aug 22, 2019 by adventure 16
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7 Reasons Why Utah Olympic Park is a World-Class Destination for Outdoor Lovers

From mountain bike and hiking trails to ropes courses and ziplines, Utah Olympic Park in Park City Utah, is filled with outdoor adventures that make for a great summer getaway. READ MORE ON: 7 Reasons Why Utah Olympic Park is a World-Class Destination for Outdoor Lovers Posted on Aug 12, 2019 by adventure 16
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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!    NEW DATE! Thursday, September 5,  A16 San Diego Store
 
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Hiking Mt. Whitney in the Fall--FREE! Posted on Aug 12, 2019 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 2020 will be provided at this event. For those already registered in WTC 2020, 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
Wednesday, August 14, 2019:  Adventure 16 West Los Angeles Store 

 
READ MORE ON: EVENT Sierra Club Wilderness Travel Course: Preview Night & Alumni Gathering Posted on Aug 8, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Banff Mountain Film Festival Fall 2019 Showings

An all new showcase of the best action, travel & adventure films! 
Santa Monica: Sun., Sept. 22
Encinitas: Thu., Sept. 26 and Fri., Sept. 27
San Diego: Sat., Sept. 28 and Sun. Sep. 29
READ MORE ON: Banff Mountain Film Festival Fall 2019 Showings Posted on Aug 8, 2019 by Adventure 16
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10 Amazing Long Distance Treks Around the World

Here are 10 amazing long distance treks around the world, all of which are over 500-miles long. READ MORE ON: 10 Amazing Long Distance Treks Around the World Posted on Jul 29, 2019 by adventure 16
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60 Hikes by 60

 A few weeks following her 59th birthday, Lori Brookes woke up with a revelation: to hike her way to 60 by taking 60 hikes before reaching her 60th birthday. There were no rules, no itinerary, simply to hike with the goal of setting herself up for the next 10-20-30 years. Read on about her journey.  READ MORE ON: 60 Hikes by 60 Posted on Jul 24, 2019 by Adventure 16
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Come check out the TAXA Cricket Camper

The Cricket camper from TAXA Outdoors is your base camp for outdoor fun!  We'll have it on display so you can explore and learn more about the vehicle.   July 26 - 28: A16 West Los Angeles Store     READ MORE ON: Come check out the TAXA Cricket Camper Posted on Jul 15, 2019 by adventure 16
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The Ten Essentials: What They Are and Why You Need Them for Every Hike

What exactly are the Ten Essentials, and why are they so, well, essential? Here, a primer, and why you need them on every hike. READ MORE ON: The Ten Essentials: What They Are and Why You Need Them for Every Hike Posted on Jul 9, 2019 by adventure 16
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How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry

The Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park offers everything which make the Sierras such a special mountain range, with one notable exception—no crowds. Here's how to take a solo 38-mile backpacking trip through its secluded, mountainous glory. READ MORE ON: How to Backpack 38 Miles Through the Sierra Nevada Backcountry Posted on Jun 6, 2019 by adventure 16
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An Insider's Guide to Camping Near the Grand Canyon

Camping in the Grand Canyon can be difficult. Luckily, in the surrounding area, there are plenty of world-class camping opportunities that are arguably better than those found in the park itself. READ MORE ON: An Insider's Guide to Camping Near the Grand Canyon Posted on Jun 5, 2019 by adventure 16