Hiking in Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia

tjp_442_5181.jpgTreve Johnson will speaking at three events at REI stores. He will share highlights of his week-long adventures, in 1979 and 2007, hiking the “W” route, a portion of the classic circuit around the park’s signature Torres del Paine (Towers of Paine) and Cuernos del Paine (Horns of Paine). Learn how to plan your own Patagonian adventure, with Treve’s tips on gear, camping vs. hostelling, and best times to travel.  Presentations will take place on Tuesday September 4 at the REI Concord Tuesday, September 11 at REI Fremont and Wednesday, September 26 at REI Corte Madera. All events start at 7 p.m.

Visit us at the Solano Stroll

tjp_511_0839.jpgThe Solano Stroll is on September 9, running from 10 to 6 We’ll be in front of Jim’s Sewing Center, 1587 Solano Ave. near Ordway.  Keeping with the theme of Going Green, we’re selling canvas tote bags, which are a great alternative to “paper or plastic.” The totes feature Treve’s photography. We’re also  selling note cards and photographic fine art prints in a range of sizes and prices. Items are  available for sale at our online store.