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#23766 - 05/09/12 01:47 AM Adventure 16 sale
Steve C Offline

Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7872
Loc: Fresno, CA
Lynn-a-roo emailed me an A16 50th Anniversary Sale announcement. If you live in So. Cal:

A16 50th Anniversary Backpacker's Swapmeet - FREE!
Come buy, sell or trade gear! This is a fun opportunity to get rid of unused gear, update to new gear and meet other backpacker's and campers. We only do this once a year. Don't miss it!

San Diego Store Only
Saturday May 12, 8am-1pm

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Exclusive LADIES NIGHT at Adventure 16 - FREE!
Join us for a lively evening of Screaming Deals, Amazing Raffles, Awesome Gift Bags, Delicious Wine and Hors d'oeurves, Expert Bra Fittings, Complimentary Chair Massages & MORE!

West Los Angeles Store Only
Saturday May 12, 6-8pm
FREE Happy Hour 6-7pm

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A16 Solana Beach MOVIE NIGHT: Beyond Gravity - FREE!
One of the classic "new wave" ice, rock and alpine climbing films, narrated by renowned mountaineer and author Greg Child. Eighteen of North America's leading young climbers take on routes such as the stunning Emporer Face of Mt. Robson, towering icy fiords in Greenland and the magnificent Cardinal Pinnacle in the Sierras.

Thursday, May 10: A16 Solana Beach Store
Seating begins at 6:30. Movie Starts promptly at 7:00pm.

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Beginning Backpacking Clinic - FREE!
Backpacking expert, Ken Murray, will show you how to get out into the woods in a safe and fun manner. You can take advantage of the dramatic changes in gear and technique that allow you to go with far less weight with much more comfort. The agony of hauling 50 pounds on your back for a weekend are gone! Tips on gear, destinations, and planning will be plentiful!

Wednesday, May 23: A16 San Diego Store, 7pm
Thursday, May 24: A16 Oceanside Store, 7pm
Friday, May 25: A16 West Los Angeles Store, 7pm

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Everest Base Camp Trek - FREE!
Have you ever dreamed of trekking to the world's highest mountain? Adventure travelers Amanda and Rich Ligato spent several weeks in Kathmandu, Nepal figuring out the logistics of reaching Everest Base Camp without a guide, porter or supplemental yak.

Wednesday, May 30: A16 San Diego Store , 7pm

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Whitney Clinic - Part 3 - FREE!

Veteran Whitney day-hikers, Jack and Betsy Northam, will talk about the main Whitney trail and what it takes to successfully get to the summit in one day. Hint: Youth has NOTHING to do with it!

Monday, June 4: A16 Oceanside Store, 7pm
Tuesday, June 5: A16 Solana Beach Store, 7pm
Wednesday, June 6: A16 San Diego Store, 7pm
Friday, June 8: A16 West LA Store, 7pm
Saturday, June 9: A16 Tarzana Store, 10am

And last but not least... Hope they don't mind posting the coupon:

#23768 - 05/09/12 06:36 AM Re: Adventure 16 sale [Re: Steve C]
SierraNevada Offline

Registered: 09/05/11
Posts: 1148
Loc: NorCal
I see Ken is doing the backpacking clinics - must be a fun gig. That black and white picture of Ken doesn't look like a guy that's old enough to accumulate 50 yrs of backpacking experience though. smile

It must be the high altitude air preserving him.

#23774 - 05/09/12 08:47 AM Re: Adventure 16 sale [Re: SierraNevada]
Steve C Offline

Registered: 09/22/09
Posts: 7872
Loc: Fresno, CA
It's his bionic walking sticks. Rumor has it that he can perform surgery with them.