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EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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, 2019 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

Exploring Yellowstone National Park in Winter

Visiting Yellowstone National Park in winter is one of the greatest Rocky Mountain wilderness experiences anyone can have. Here's how to make it happen. READ MORE ON: Exploring Yellowstone National Park in Winter Posted on Dec 5, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

8 Incredible Adventures Between Death Valley and Yosemite National Parks

From the world’s oldest trees to awe-inspiring wilderness, the wild lands around Bishop, California are some of the best in the world. READ MORE ON: 8 Incredible Adventures Between Death Valley and Yosemite National Parks Posted on Nov 28, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

Overnight Backpacking Trip in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park--11/4-11/5/18

Crowds and noise disappear giving way to a backcountry wilderness experience in this 24-hour trip only an hour’s drive from San Diego.
By: David Kurneta
A16 San Diego Store Manager  
READ MORE ON: Overnight Backpacking Trip in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park--11/4-11/5/18 Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

Insider's Guide to Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park showcases towering cacti, arid mountains, and a host of wildlife and flora, much of it unique to the park. READ MORE ON: Insider's Guide to Saguaro National Park Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

Climbing Corte Madera, San Diego County, 10/25/18

One of the best and most beautiful multi-pitch sport routes in all of Southern California 
by Josh Pisciotti, A16 San Diego Assistant Manager
READ MORE ON: Climbing Corte Madera, San Diego County, 10/25/18 Posted on Nov 7, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

The 8 Best Places to Camp Near Santa Barbara

From beach camping to the Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara features a wide variety of options for those who want to sleep under the stars. READ MORE ON: The 8 Best Places to Camp Near Santa Barbara Posted on Oct 16, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

2018 Thru Hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 3; Bishop Pass to Mount Whitney

Five Days and 100 Miles of Trail Magic READ MORE ON: 2018 Thru Hike of the Sierra Nevada - Section 3; Bishop Pass to Mount Whitney Posted on Oct 9, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

Cactus to Clouds: The Hardest Hike in America?

The Cactus to Clouds hike, starting in Palm Springs, CA., is 20 miles, features 10,600 feet of elevation gain, and temperature extremes on both ends, making it one of the toughest day hikes in the country. READ MORE ON: Cactus to Clouds: The Hardest Hike in America? Posted on Sep 25, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

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
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

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
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

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
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

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
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--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: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

Take the A16 3-Peak Challenge

Hike each of the three tallest mountains in SoCal, Baldy, San Gorgonio & San Jacinto, 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
EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE!

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