Author Archives: Joshua

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March 1 Snow Results

All the rain and snow is sure piling up outside in the Sierra Nevada. The Kern River Basin is no exception. At 169% of normal for March 1, it looks like we will have a great chance of snow being … Continue reading

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A Story by Savanna Summers

Savanna was thinking about times past in the Golden Trout Wilderness and wished to share it with everyone. While the wilderness keeps getting buried in snow, which it really needs, sit back and enjoy a story of her time in … Continue reading

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Off to a Good Start

The first set of snow surveys are nearly in for February 1, 2019. Thankfully the results are good. As of this posting the Kern River Basin is at 126% of normal! This is great news and definitely a good start … Continue reading

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2018 Video Recap

Did you miss a video from last years adventures into the Golden Trout Wilderness? Well don’t worry as you can watch them all on our YouTube channel. Click on the video above and watch all 11 short clips of people’s … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone! May your day be filled with laughter, memory making, and dreams of next season’s adventures.

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Website Update: History

Updated the history portion of the website. Now there is an additional section on the page for purchasing historical information. The previous two sections contained a link or two to buy a book. It may have been confusing on which … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Fires Continue to Smolder

Amazing on how dry it is in the mountains. The three wildfires continue to smolder even after the Thanksgiving rain/snow. Sounds like the old Soda Fire from a few years ago. Anyway, we shall see what happens after these current … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: All Three Fires Grow

Source on InciWeb The Alder wildfire, now 4,503 acres, continues to slowly advance northwest, towards an area burned in the 2016 Hidden wildfire. The Alder wildfire is being held on a strategic containment line in Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest. … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Fires grow slowly and official update pace slows.

Click images to enlarge – From InciWeb ALDER WILDFIRE    Location: Five miles north of Camp Nelson above North Alder Creek Acres Burned: Approximately 2,903 acres Fire Discovered: October 4, 2018 Cause: Lightning Containment:  55% contained Resources: 125 total personnel: 3 crews, 5 engines, 2 – type 1 helicopters, … Continue reading

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GTW.org Turns 7

Celebrating 7 years of goldentroutwilderness.org existence on the internet! To date there have been over 300,000 views, many trips completed, maps downloaded, and resources used. Thanks to readers like you for keeping the site going. Seeing how many people have … Continue reading

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