Category Archives: Shared Stories

The 2017 Season Recap by Video

As 2017 comes to a close, it is a reminder of one backpacking season finished and another one coming soon. Here is a playlist of all the videos submitted via YouTube regarding places in the Golden Trout Wilderness. As you … Continue reading

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Video: Horseshoe Meadow Loop

A group of four head out from the Golden Trout Wilderness for an overnight adventure. It begins and ends in Horseshoe Meadow. Not all the footage in the video is from the GTW, but this may give you a peek … Continue reading

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48 Hours at the Forks of the Kern

Another story has surfaced about a 48 hour trip down the Forks of the Kern River trailhead back in November. Check out the photos and story as one user experiences this trail and adventure for the first time. Story -> … Continue reading

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Volunteers Unite!

A few outdoor volunteer groups teamed up this past month to protect the historical Trout Meadow Guard Station from being crushed by a dead tree. The guard station is located on the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout … Continue reading

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Story: Ecletic Tour

A fellow hiker, Valerie Norton, did an 8 day trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness near the end of September. She was inspired by the Eclectic Tour starting on the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness. Her blog, Moments … Continue reading

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Flat Iron Loop Video

During the first weekend in May of 2014, a group of guys headed out into the Golden Trout Wilderness. Video from their trip was recently posted on YouTube. It is 8 minutes long and you can get a feel for … Continue reading

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Sunrise Over Silver Lake

A nice time lapse video from Douglas Klink. If you wanted a sneak peak for one of the most remote lakes on the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout, here you go.

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Fishing in the Golden Trout Wilderness

A video showing a couple guys heading into the Golden Trout Wilderness to do some fishing this summer season. Enjoy the trek into the wilderness, some great fishing shots, and then heading back out along the trail.

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Story: Trip to Summit Lake

A group of 5 headed up to Summit Lake within the Sequoia National Forest’s Golden Trout Wilderness. Their adventure began at Shake Camp, in Mountain Home State Forest, then proceeded up the Long Meadow Trail to Summit Lake. The trip … Continue reading

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More Camp Fire Stories from 2013

Hope you have enjoyed the previous posts from users of the Golden Trout Wilderness in 2013. Here are some more videos to inspire everyone to get outdoors and check out the wilderness in 2014! Maggie Lakes (Oct. 8, 2013) – … Continue reading

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