Robert Martin will show slides from his recent journey to Lebanon as well as a short visit to Jerusalem.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.
Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.
Learn where and why avalanches occur, how to manage risk and simple ways to avoid avalanche hazards.
When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Tustin, 2962 El Camino Real.
Admission, info: Free. (714) 505-0205 ;
Whitney expert and mountain guide Kurt Wedberg will discuss gear, trip planning and popular routes to the summit.
When, where: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Adventure 16 store in Tarzana, 5425 Reseda Blvd., and Friday at the Los Angeles store,11161 W. Pico Blvd.
Admission, info: Free. (818) 345-4266 for Tarzana; (310) 473-4574 for Los Angeles.
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