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Travel films & events: Workshop on avalanches

Plus, presentation on the Santa Ana Mountains.

December 09, 2012



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.

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

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

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