Author Archives: Joshua

Wildfire: Indian Fire at 40% Containment

The Indian Fire is now at 40% containment. To help users understand exactly where the fire is located as well as the trail closures, see the image above. Plan accordingly and stay safe in the Golden Trout Wilderness.

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Wildfire: Indian Fire has Slight Growth

The Indian Fire in the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness grew slowly today. The fire is now at 2,624 acres with 20% containment. New information was released regarding what fire crews are doing with the fire. … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire Now at 2,536 Acres

The Indian Fire continues to grow as well as managed for resource benefit. See details below from the official news release. Size: 2536 acres Cause: Appears to be lightning Containment: 10% Crews: 9 Fuel Type: Whitethorn/Jeffrey pine Aircraft: 6 helicopters, 1 air attack fixed wing Location: Golden … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire Grows to 879 Acres

The Indian Fire continues to grow slowly. It is now at 879 acres with 5% containment. No changes with the trail closures at this time. Below is an excerpt from InciWeb in the evening hours. The Indian Fire is estimated … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire Now at 613 Acres

Nothing much has changed other than the size of the fire is continuing to grow. The exact new release from the incident is below. Fire Facts: Size: 613 acres Cause: Appears to be lightning Containment: 0% Crews: 2 Fuel Type: … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire up to 325 Acres

The Indian Fire is estimated to be 325 acres and 0% contained. It continues to grow slowly to the north and east. Three helicopters are being used to cool the fire’s edge and slow fire growth to confine and contain … Continue reading

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Video: Maggie Lakes

Take a 7 minute journey with user Beto Renteria on an overnight trip to Maggie Lakes. See lush green meadows, vista points, one of Maggie Lakes, and more. Here is what Beto noted about the video in case you were … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire

A wildfire is located within the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Trail closures have been issued and are listed in the press release below. If you were going into Jordan Hot Springs, you will need to … Continue reading

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Schaeffer Fire Area Closure Order Ends!

Good news for those wanting to cut over to the eastern portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. The road closure has been lifted on the Sherman Pass road! Below is directly from the Sequoia National Forest’s public release letter. Schaeffer … Continue reading

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Exempt from Fire Restrictions

The Sequoia National Forest has issued fire restrictions for the Hume Lake and Western Divide Ranger Districts. However, the Golden Trout Wilderness is an exempt so no worries there. However, traveling through the National Forest to get to the wilderness … Continue reading

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