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Video: Overnight to Chicken Spring Lake

Catherine and Julie head out to do an overnight trip to Chicken Spring Lake. The trip was early August, so you will get to see some of the smoke haze from the Ferguson Fire. Don’t let that stop you from … Continue reading

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Poll: Drones

Do you think drones should be allowed in the wilderness? Many see it as mechanical use by a small machine. The noise level takes away from the wilderness experience. Others say they should be allowed because they are no different … Continue reading

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Video: Day Hike to Kern Peak

About an 8 minute video showing a solo day hike up to Kern Peak and back from the Black Rock Trailhead. The guy walked 27 miles! Curious what he saw along the way to the peak? Check it out!

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Trail Report: Summit Trail

User Shane and company went on a recent pack trip to Maggie Lakes. He was surprised at what he found. Here is what he had to report about the condition of the trail. Trees falling across the trail in such … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Casa Vieja to Big Dry Meadow Loop

User Dan Hall headed out for a loop on the eastern side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Curious how it all went? Check out the story below along with a link to his photos. Thanks for sharing again Dan! This … Continue reading

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Sherman Pass Temporary Closure

Now that the date is only 10 days away, here is an important news update regarding the Sherman Pass road. If you plan to do some fall backpacking in the Golden Trout Wilderness and will be using the Sherman Pass … Continue reading

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Video: Search for Volcano Creek Golden Trout

A couple people headed out into the Golden Trout Wilderness to search for the pure strand of Golden Trout in Volcano Creek (Golden Trout Creek is another name too). Come along and see how Matthew Chenoweth and company did on … Continue reading

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Video: California Golden Trout’s Long Journey Home

Due to historical drought conditions, CDFW rescues several dozen pure strand Golden Trout fish from Golden Trout Creek. One year later they are returned back to their habitat.  

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Video: Maggie Lakes 2018

A short video showing how this group of people enjoyed Maggie Lakes this summer season. Looks like they camped near the lower lake and enjoyed swimming in the middle one. Did they climb Maggie Mtn near the end? Better watch … Continue reading

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Video: Tenkara in the Golden Trout Wilderness and the Kern River Genryu

Check out a four day adventure in and out of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Apparently not many people venture off on to where they went. Do you recognize any of the places seen in the video?

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