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EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Skills & equipment every hiker/backpacker needs to survive an un-planned stay in the wilderness
Friday, February 9: A16 West L.A. Store  
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE! Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Is Inyo County the Greatest Place in California for Adventure?

Inyo County is often overlooked in favor of its more famous neighbors like Mono County to the north (home to Yosemite National Park) and Los Angeles County to the south (home to, well, you know). But if you’re looking for a part of California where you can hike year round, camp at the base of 14,000 foot mountains, and truly feel like you’re in the wilderness, it’s time to lace up your boots and find out for yourself why “The Other Side of California,” is really the best side of California.  READ MORE ON: Is Inyo County the Greatest Place in California for Adventure? Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

EVENT: Wilderness Medicine: How to Treat Common Injuries in the Backcountry.

In this hands-on presentation, you’ll learn about common injuries in the backcountry and how to treat them--and get pointers about essential items for your first aid kit.  
FRIDAY, February 16: A16 Solana Beach Store, 7pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Wilderness Medicine: How to Treat Common Injuries in the Backcountry. Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity

As the US deals with a toxic political climate, "Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity" takes a look back to the turbulent social upheaval of the early 1970s and follows an idealistic writer and his soon-to-be-married photographer friend as they set out to find their purpose via a terrifying road trip across the Sahara Desert. Friday, February 16:  A16 West Los Angeles Store
 
READ MORE ON: Hitchhiking to the Edge of Sanity Posted on Jan 22, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Part 2--Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Over five hundred miles of dirt roads, free backcountry camping, and a thousand square miles of open hiking provide visitors with an unparalleled opportunity to experience the wonders of the California desert. One activity that is gaining popularity? Mountain Biking!

Thursday, February 8: A16 San Diego Store  
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza-Borrego 101: Part 2--Mountain Biking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Posted on Jan 18, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra

Ditch the lift lines and up the adventure factor this season by planning a trip to a backcountry ski or snowshoe-in hut. READ MORE ON: Best Northern California Backcountry Huts: 5 Must-See Ski-in Cabins of the Sierra Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

CLASS: Wilderness First Responder Certification

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. READ MORE ON: CLASS: Wilderness First Responder Certification Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

CLASS: Womens Avalanche Awareness with Field Session

Join experienced guides from Further Your Adventure to take the first step towards learning about avalanches, what causes them, and how they can be avoided. oin experienced guides from Further Your Adventure to take the first step towards learning about avalanches, what causes them, and how they can be avoided.  READ MORE ON: CLASS: Womens Avalanche Awareness with Field Session Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Backpacking Piru Creek 1/2/18-1/4/18

Scrambling through brush, wading and loads of adventure are hallmarks of this popular SoCal trail READ MORE ON: Backpacking Piru Creek 1/2/18-1/4/18 Posted on Jan 12, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Patch of the Month

Each month A16 offers a new, often hard to get, outdoor gear or adventure patch. Proceeds from your purchase of each patch helps to support conservation and restoration efforts of local, California outdoor non-profits. READ MORE ON: Patch of the Month Posted on Jan 11, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Outdoor Biz Podcast with John D Mead

A16's President, John D. Mead, has been guiding the troops at A16 for over 20 years. He talks about the history of A16, his perspective on 2017, the great events A16 has planned for 2018 and what is in the water that produced the many outdoor industry leaders and execs that have come out of A16. READ MORE ON: Outdoor Biz Podcast with John D Mead Posted on Jan 11, 2018 by
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park

With 3.4 million acres and 91% designated wilderness, Death Valley's landscape of sparkling salt flats, winding canyons, shifting sand dunes, and towering mountains is the perfect place to sleep under the stars and experience true solitude. READ MORE ON: The Best Backcountry Camping Destinations in Death Valley National Park Posted on Jan 8, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

EVENT: Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge San Diego--Info Sessions

INFO SESSIONS for the Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge—a 1-day, 28-mile hike on the PCT  
A16 SAN DIEGO STORE
Tuesday, Jan 23: 7:00pm  • Monday, Jan 29: 7:00pm  • Saturday, Feb  3: 10:30am
  A16 SOLANA BEACH STORE
Saturday, Jan 27: 10:30am  •  Monday, Feb 5:  7:00pm  • Wednesday, Feb 7:  7:00pm
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Make-a-Wish Trailblaze Challenge San Diego--Info Sessions Posted on Jan 4, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018

A showcase of the best action, travel & adventure films! Tuesday, March 6 - Sunday, March 25, 2018 at various locations. Tickets on sale at 10am, Friday, February 2nd online and in stores. READ MORE ON: BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2018 Posted on Jan 3, 2018 by
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

EVENT: Anza Borrego 101: An Introduction--FREE!

Join Anza-Borrego Foundation and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Staff for part 1 of a 4-part series all about Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. 

Wednesday, January 24: Adventure 16 San Diego Store
Friday, January 26: Adventure 16 West Los Angeles Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Anza Borrego 101: An Introduction--FREE! Posted on Jan 3, 2018 by Adventure 16

EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Where, Why, and How to Embrace "Learn to Ski Month" This January

Make this the year that you finally learn to ski or snowboard. Luckily, many ski resorts make it easy with special programs specializing in beginner lessons. Read on for some great options. READ MORE ON: Where, Why, and How to Embrace "Learn to Ski Month" This January Posted on Jan 2, 2018 by adventure16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

EVENT: Day Hiking Los Angeles Presentation & Book Signing

Modern Hiker founder and Editor-in-Chief, Casey Schreiner, will sign copies of his book: "Day Hiking: Los Angeles,” and lead a brand new presentation highlighting some of the best trails in the Los Angeles area. Q&A follows the presentation.
Wednesday, January. 10: A16 West L.A. Store
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Day Hiking Los Angeles Presentation & Book Signing Posted on Jan 1, 2018 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

EVENT: Avalanche Awareness & Preparedness--FREE!

An avalanche safety seminar with SoCal Snow Avalanche Center
Wednesday January 17: A16 San Diego Store
Thursday, January 18: A16 Tarzana Store
Friday, January 19: A16 West L.A. Store
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READ MORE ON: EVENT: Avalanche Awareness & Preparedness--FREE! Posted on Dec 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

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

If Whitney is on your "DO" list for 2018, NOW is the time to prepare! Whitney expert and Mountain Guide, Kurt Wedberg, will discuss gear, trip planning and popular routes. 
A16 Solana Beach Store: Tuesday, January 30 •  A16 San Diego Store: Wednesday, January 31
A16 Tarzana Store:Thursday, February 1 •  A16 West LA Store: Friday, February 2
READ MORE ON: EVENT: Mt. Whitney Permit & Planning Clinic--FREE! Posted on Dec 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Mountain Biking near Joshua Tree

You can't ride trails in the National Park but, Desert View Conservation Area, just two miles from the town of Joshua Tree and literally adjoining the national park itself, features a network of dusty roads popular with off-roaders, a smattering of dispersed campsites, and an offering of nearly-indiscernible MTB trails.  READ MORE ON: Mountain Biking near Joshua Tree Posted on Dec 25, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

6 Hot Cocktails for Warming Up Your Winter Adventures

These hand-picked hot cocktail recipes can be made at home or in the outdoors to warm the fingertips and elevate the spirits of those who play in the snow and cold temperatures.  READ MORE ON: 6 Hot Cocktails for Warming Up Your Winter Adventures Posted on Dec 18, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Do You Know Your Mountain Trivia?

From the fundamentals, to the obscure little tidbits and other random stuff in between, here’s a brief breakdown of some of America’s best mountains. READ MORE ON: Do You Know Your Mountain Trivia? Posted on Dec 11, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

Small Town, Big Backyard: 6 Reasons Why Bishop is a Must-Visit Destination for Outdoor Lovers

Bishop, California boasts just about every ecosystem imaginable within reach—the Owens Valley, alpine forests, the deserts of Death Valley, hot springs, the oldest trees in the world, canyons, and everything in between. There are mountains and forests and lakes and every kind of outdoor recreation imaginable. Here are just a few reasons why Bishop is a must-visit place for outdoor lovers.   READ MORE ON: Small Town, Big Backyard: 6 Reasons Why Bishop is a Must-Visit Destination for Outdoor Lovers Posted on Dec 4, 2017 by Adventure 16
EVENT: Wilderness Survival Clinic--FREE!

48 Hours of Adventure in Tahoe/Truckee During the Shoulder Season--Part 2

While you’re waiting for the first real powder day of the season to strike, the North Tahoe and Truckee region has a plethora of adventure waiting to fill your days. READ MORE ON: 48 Hours of Adventure in Tahoe/Truckee During the Shoulder Season--Part 2 Posted on Nov 30, 2017 by Adventure 16