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Slide shows on Tibet and the Mideast, a workshop on Mt. Whitney and more.

January 09, 2011


Slide show

Karen Bradford will show images from her trek to Mt. Kailas in Tibet in "Beyond Lhasa."

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.


Slide show

Mort Loveman will present "Middle East: United Arab Emirates and Oman."

When, where: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Roxbury Park Community Center, 471 S. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills.

Admission, info: $1 for Beverly Hills residents; $2 for others. (310) 550-4761.



"Preparing for Mt. Whitney" will give tips on the permit system, gear, physical conditioning and more for climbing the mountain.

When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI stores in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave., and Northridge, 18605 Devonshire St ; and 7 p.m. Thursday at the REI store in Santa Monica, 402 Santa Monica Blvd.

Admission, info: Free. (626) 447-1062 for Arcadia; (818) 831-5555 for Northridge; and (310) 458-4370 for Santa Monica.



Get tips on backcountry skiing and snowboarding, including the best places to go and the hazards. When, where: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the REI store in Rancho Cucamonga, 12218 Foothill Blvd.

Admission, info: Free. (909) 646-8360.

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