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The 8 Best Places to Camp Near Santa Barbara

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
The 8 Best Places to Camp Near Santa Barbara

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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!  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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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