Backpacking show, tips tonight

Learn about group backpacking and see a slide show about Southern Oregon backpacking during a Sierra Club-organized event tonight.

It begins at 7:15 p.m. at the Headwaters Gallery, 84 Fourth St., Oregon. It's free and open to anyone interested in backpacking.

Overnight hike leader Al Collinet will show slides of the group's 2007 backpacking trips to Azalea Lake and Four Mile Lake and will discuss how to plan a successful backpacking trip, including gear and equipment. Outings chairman Darin Banner will talk about how to pack light.

The group also will talk about where a trip should be planned this year.

Details: 531-7623.

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