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2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Sometimes route finding and progress go swimmingly, other times you’re uncertain, misdirecting effort and moving painfully slow.  When things go sideways patience and a calm, cool head are keys to preserving the needed mental energy to get back on track. A dash of humor doesn’t hurt either. READ MORE ON: 2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass Posted on Sep 17, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

How to Plan a Menu for a Long Distance Backpacking Trip

If you’re planning your first long distance backpacking trip, you’ll want to spend some time considering what to eat, how much, and when. Here's how. READ MORE ON: How to Plan a Menu for a Long Distance Backpacking Trip Posted on Sep 4, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Thru Hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 1: Yosemite & Mammoth High Country

A lot of luck, amazing scenery, great company, confounding lakes and a bear scare all make for an incredible and memorable summer backpacking trip. READ MORE ON: Thru Hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 1: Yosemite & Mammoth High Country Posted on Aug 28, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

What to Think About When Planning a Thru-Hike of the John Muir Trail

Considering a thru-hike of the John Muir Trail? Before you can enjoy those carefree summer days wandering through the Sierra you’ll need to invest a good chunk of time and effort planning your hike.   READ MORE ON: What to Think About When Planning a Thru-Hike of the John Muir Trail Posted on Aug 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Take the A16 3-Peak Challenge

Hike each of the three tallest mountains in SoCal between May 12 and October 28 and win some great prizes! READ MORE ON: Take the A16 3-Peak Challenge Posted on Aug 20, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

5 Things to Know If You're Planning a Trip to the Lost Coast

The Lost Coast, a 24-mile strip of untouched beach five hours north of San Francisco, has to be one of the most remote adventures in CA.
READ MORE ON: 5 Things to Know If You're Planning a Trip to the Lost Coast Posted on Aug 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Zion National Park's 'Secret' Trails

Utah's Zion National Park draws more than 3 million visitors a year, but for those looking to avoid the crowds, the park's east entrance offers access to equally scenic canyons for experienced open-desert hikers who can navigate the backcountry. READ MORE ON: Zion National Park's 'Secret' Trails Posted on Jul 31, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Exploring the Huasteca Potosina Region of Mexico

Known for its tropical jungles, limestone mountains, and numerous caves, the Huasteca Potosina Region of Mexico is a must-visit destination for anyone.
READ MORE ON: Exploring the Huasteca Potosina Region of Mexico Posted on Jul 25, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

National Parks Too Crowded? Visit These Nearby National Forests Instead

National Parks crowded? Here's a broad-stroked roundup of glorious (and much less-crowded) national forests bordering 10 of America's most-visited national parks. READ MORE ON: National Parks Too Crowded? Visit These Nearby National Forests Instead Posted on Jul 19, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer

While winter is great in mountain towns, summer is equally epic, with loads of outdoorsy ways to spend the day. Here, 8 adventure-rich spots to visit this summer. READ MORE ON: 8 Adventure-Filled Mountain Towns to Visit This Summer Posted on Jul 9, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Insider's Guide to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park

Explore the ancient trees and magical mountains in this incredible region. This is a premier destination for hiking and camping! READ MORE ON: Insider's Guide to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park Posted on Jun 27, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

A16vanlife - Utah to Tennessee

A16's full-time Van Life Ambassador and part-time Design Aficionado, Jay Golien, has embarked on a six-week Road Trip throughout the Southwest and East as far as the Mississippi River. READ MORE ON: A16vanlife - Utah to Tennessee Posted on Jun 26, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

8 of the Best Hikes Near Bishop

California, is packed full of wilderness adventure. Here are eight incredible treks, perfect for your adventures around this idyllic California town. READ MORE ON: 8 of the Best Hikes Near Bishop Posted on Jun 22, 2018 by
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

Camping, Hiking and Climbing at El Capitan State Beach 6/1/18-6/4/18

by Ryan Pinza
Sales Associate, A16 West Los Angeles
 
READ MORE ON: Camping, Hiking and Climbing at El Capitan State Beach 6/1/18-6/4/18 Posted on Jun 18, 2018 by Adventure 16
2018 Thru-hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 2; Mammoth Crest to Bishop Pass

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