Elaine Pike will retrace the steps of her 20-day, 100-mile trek in the Everest region that resulted in her memoir, "Footsteps of Gopal." One hundred percent of the profits from the sale of the book will be donated to support schools in the area.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Travel photographer and guide Ralph Velasco will share tips and tricks using images from recent trips to Cambodia.
When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave.
Admission, info: Free. (714) 379-1938.
Suzanne Swedo will share when and where to see the best of Yosemite, including wildflowers, waterfalls and wildlife, as well as the grandest vistas and highest peaks.
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 473-4574.