Joel Robinson will describe the Antarctic escape led by Ernest Shackleton 100 years ago and Robinson's effort to retrace part of Shackleton's route.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Hostelling International will conduct a workshop on exploring Europe by rail. Topics include Eurail passes and classes of service.
When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Santa Monica, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (310) 393-9913, Ext. 3104.
REI experts will discuss applying for a permit, planning a route, and choosing equipment and food.
When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave.
Admission, info: Free. (714) 379-1938.
Kurt Koontz will discuss his book "A Million Steps," about his trek on the Camino de Santiago. A question-and-answer session and signing to follow.
When, where: 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles
Admission, info: $10. (310) 473-4574.
This three-day workshop focuses not only on the mechanics of photography but also on personal interpretation.
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. March 8. Oasis Visitor Center, 74485 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms.
Admission, info: $170. (760) 367-5535.
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