Head to the Andes Mountains tonight when a photographer, explorer and author talks about hiking in South America and displays photos from a new book.

Head to the Andes Mountains tonight when a photographer, explorer and author talks about hiking in South America and displays photos from a new book.

Tom Reed will speak at 7 p.m. at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The talk is free.

Reed will share tales of hiking in the southern Andes and will show photos from his 2009 book "The Granite Avatars of Patagonia." He will offer tips on hiking in the region.

Details: 541-774-6996.