Adrian Kalvinskas will share tips on how to plan your trip and maximize your sightseeing time and dollars.
When, where: 7:30 Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Experts offer tips on camping basics, including gear and local areas where you can give it a try.
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at REI stores in Rancho Cucamonga, 12218 Foothill Blvd., and Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real, and Thursday at the store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave.
Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360 for Rancho Cucamonga; (714) 505-0205 for Tustin; (714) 379-1938 for Huntington Beach.
Learn about the main Mt. Whitney trail and what it takes to successfully get to the summit in one day.
When, where: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store in Los Angeles, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Tarzana store, 5425 Reseda Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 473-4574 for Los Angeles; (818) 345-4266 for Tarzana.
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