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Travel films & programs: Backpacking workshop



Glen Van Peski will take you through the steps of how to pack lighter, so you can do more.

When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Adventure 16 store, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.

Admission, info: Free. (310) 473-4574.



Bryan Brown will share his story about completing the first unsupported descent of the entire 2,400-mile Colorado River watershed in September 2013.

When, where: 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real.

Admission, info: Free. (714) 505-0205.


Field class

Participants will walk six miles to discover the geology and cultural history of the Cottonwood Spring area.

When, where: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Cottonwood Visitor Center.

Admission, info: $60. (760) 367-5535.

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