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Trip Report: Lewis Camp TH to Willow Meadows

Pete headed out to the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. He did a three day and two night trip. Here is what he has to report. Trail Report: Trail Report: Lewis Camp TH to Willow Meadows 7/17-19/20 … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Lewis Camp TH to Coyote Lakes

Fred ventured about in the GTW recently and wanted to get to Coyote Lakes. Here is what he had to report.      Hiked to Coyote Lakes from Lewis Camp. We left Lewis trailhead by 2PM on Thursday and spent the … Continue reading

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Contacting the Sequoia National Forest

If the standard numbers to the office are not working for the Sequoia National Forest, here are some alternative numbers according to their official website.

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Trip Report: Kern River

Over Memorial Day weekend, hiker Gautham started at the Jerkey Meadow Trailhead and went to the Kern River. Here is what he has to report. Hiked to the kern river from the jerky trailhead over the memorial day weekend. The … Continue reading

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A Better Way to Think About Wildland Fires

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Roads Update

Users are reporting the following for road access: Safely and successfully drove up The North Road to Summit TH. A Prius made it. Safely drove up and over Sherman Pass road from Kernville and down to 395. Batch Park and … Continue reading

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Latest Road Information

The roads page has been update to the latest information as of this posting. Many are wanting to get into the wilderness this Memorial Day weekend and roads are a big part of that. Here is some additional information to … Continue reading

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Sequoia National Forest Enters Fire Restrictions

Fire restriction information was just released from the Sequoia National Forest. Here is what the order states. PORTERVILLE, Calif, May 8, 2020 – The Sequoia National Forest will enact fire restrictions prohibiting campfires, stove fires, welding, or smoking on all public lands … Continue reading

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Roads Update

Just wanted to do a quick mention that the roads information is updated and accurate as of this posting. Right now the only road open is to Kennedy Meadows from the east side of the Sierra Nevada. All other access … Continue reading

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General Updates for SNP, SQF, and INF

There are some official updates regarding obtaining a wilderness permit for the GTW due to the COVID-19 issue. Here is an excerpt below from the Sequoia National Forest (SQF). 2020 Golden Trout Wilderness Permits – Under current circumstances with COVID-19, the Sequoia … Continue reading

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