Submitted by Misty Valley Books
On Wednesday, September 23 at 7 p.m., wilderness explorer photographer and author Tom Reed will bring tales of backcountry hiking in the southern Andes to Misty Valley Books, on the Green in Chester.
Reed has spent a lifetime exploring the remote backcountry of the world from rivers, mountains, deserts and seas.
Based on his new book, The Granite Avatars of Patagonia, Reed will present a digital slide show that highlights his three trips to Argentina's Parque Nacional Los Glaciares and his tours among the dramatic granite spires, Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy, or El Chalt n.
In addition to readings from the book, Tom will give tips on the nuts-and-bolts of hiking the region, including travel logistics, back country route planning and gear selection.
A reception and book signing will follow.
For more informationcall 875-3400, or visit www.mvbooks.com.