Category Archives: Weather

The Last Snow Survey for 2016

April 1 is the big day in California for snow surveys, but seldom do you hear about the May 1 results. These are some of the last snow surveys until 2017 and the results are in for the Golden Trout … Continue reading

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Come On Snow!

Reports regarding the State snow surveys were not looking so good. Are we higher than last year at this time? Yes, but the rain/snow has been quiet and the temps have warmed up. Officials are pushing for increased conservation efforts, which … Continue reading

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Snow Arrives and Road Closures Begin

The first storm with enough moisture and cold temperatures has arrived bringing snow. As many people are happy to have rain/snow in California, this does mean some roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness will close for the seasons. It is too … Continue reading

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Hazardous Weather Warning for Memorial Day Weekend

For those venturing out this weekend, heads up! The National Weather Service has issued this warning below: HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY – HANFORD CA 837 AM PDT THU MAY 21 2015 CAZ093-094-096-097-221545- MARIPOSA MADERA AND … Continue reading

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Snow is Coming

It is nice to see the potential for snow fall in a weather report. The National Weather Service based in Hanford, CA, is currently predicting several days of possible snow falling into the Sierra Nevada mountains. The weather chart above is … Continue reading

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Storm Brings Snow and Closes Roads

These recent series of storms have brought in a good amount of snow. On the Sequoia National Forest side there is about 2.5 feet of snow at 7,000 feet. As the storm continues on for a bit more, this effectively … Continue reading

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Still Open? Yep!

After calling the district offices within the National Forest, users can still access the Golden Trout Wilderness at some of the most popular entry points. The only roads that are currently closed are entry points via Mineral King and Horseshoe … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA 1200 PM PST TUE DEC 2 2014 SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON- TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS- 1200 PM PST TUE DEC 2 2014 …WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT … Continue reading

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Check the Weather

This past weekend was perfect weather for backpacking into the Golden Trout Wilderness. However, did you know Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest times for all National Forests and Parks? Some of you may have plans to get … Continue reading

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April 1 Snow Survey Results

Snow survey results are in for the April 1 survey. Usually the first question is was there snow. If there was snow, then how much is there and how does that compare to the average. The answer to the first … Continue reading

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