For the winter backcountry traveler, this two-hour session introduces and explains where and why avalanches occur and provides a basic approach to managing risk. Learn to recognize basic signs of avalanche danger and how to avoid it.
When, where: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store in Manhattan Beach, 1800 Rosecrans Ave.
Admission, info: Free. (310) 727-0728.
Follow a group of adventure seekers as it explores the Santa Ana Mountains in Orange County. Learn about waterfalls, wildflowers and wildlife.