Author Archives: Joshua

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New Map Section Feature: CalTopo

Head over to the maps section to create your own custom topo maps thanks to CalTopo. Zoom in to the area, calculate distances, elevation loss/gain, and so much more. Need a simple topo map of the area with trail mileage? … Continue reading

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Video: Grate Times in the Golden Trout Wilderness

Looks like a few users headed down the Forks of the Kern Trail to do some fishing. Curious what they found? How about how small or big were the catches? Check it out in the video above.

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Video: Fishing for Golden Trout

Enjoy the videos of a few users heading into the Golden Trout Wilderness to do some fishing. Do you have an idea where they went?

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Trip Reports: Tower Rock, Coyote Peak, and Hockett Peak

Trip reports have been shared with GTW from user Matthew Hengst over at First Church of the Masochist website. Full on stories and plenty of photos to follow his fast pace journeys into the Golden Trout Wilderness. Curious how he did … Continue reading

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Trip Report: 5 Days in the GTW

Backpacker Mark and his daughter headed out for a 4 night and 5 day trip from the Jerkey Meadow TH. Curious as to what they found along the way? Here is his report. On Thursday June 14 my daughter & … Continue reading

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How’s The Fishing This Year?

Curious as how the fishing is going when the snow packs were low again? Well a local resident Chuck Stokke brings you a fishing update from the Kern River on Father’s Day. He discusses what baits were tried and which … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Fishing in Alpine Creek

A couple users headed out for an overnight trip. They started at the Clicks Creek TH and went over to Alpine Creek. Here is the report. Just got back from a two night camping trip into the GTW. FIRST NOTE: … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Summit Lake

User Scott Williams headed up to Summit Lake and beyond for two nights. Summit Lake is located on the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness. It is about a 7 mile adventure to get there. The photos above are … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Day Hike to Long Canyon Stringer

Hiker Michael Brush headed out for a day hike to Long Canyon Stringer via the Blackrock Trailhead. The trailhead is located  on the Sequoia National Forest, but quickly crosses into the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. … Continue reading

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Last Road Opens

The road to Mineral King is now open for public use. This is the final road to open for the summer 2018 season. Users can now access the northwestern most tip of the Golden Trout Wilderness via Farewell Gap. When … Continue reading

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