Category Archives: Trip Reports

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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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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Trail Report: Jerkey Meadow to Trout Meadow

Last week Daniel went out into the Golden Trout Wilderness via the Jerkey Meadow Trailhead. He hiked up and over to the Little Kern River Bridge and ultimately to Trout Meadow. Then he reversed course and this is what he … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Summit and Maggie Lakes

This past weekend hiker Andy Cai went out from Hidden Falls Campground and did a big loop to see places like Summit and Maggie Lakes. He even tried out the old Griswold trail that was reopened in 2015. Here is … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Lion Meadow from Jerkey Meadow

A visitor to the wilderness, Dan Hall, during the week of Thanksgiving started at Jerkey Meadow and went out to Lion Meadow. Here is what he reports: Thanksgiving week I did a backpack trip from Jerky Trailhead to Grey Meadow, … Continue reading

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Video: Golden Trout Wilderness Experience

Back in June a large group of young women headed out to the Golden Trout Wilderness and what looks like up to Cottonwood Lakes area. User Lindsey Raymond published a video last year summarizing the adventure in 2016. Looks like they … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Coyote Lakes

Earlier this month local fisherman Chuck Stokke visit Coyote Lakes. Based on the photo above I would say it was a success. Here is what he had to say about his trip. Recent pack trip into Coyote Lakes with Steve … 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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