Lanford Hastings led a wagon train through the Wasatch Mountains in 1846 on a shortcut to California.

Writer and historian Will Bagley will talk about the challenges the pioneers faced. He will use journals to tell the stories that were written by the pioneers.The presentation begins at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25. It is at the East Canyon State Park, located 30 miles east of Salt Lake City on U-66.