Tag Archives: 2014

Video: 30 Mile Hike to Maggie Lakes and Back

A small groups trip out to Maggie Lakes this past summer. As user tstromvall states on his YouTube page: In the southern Sierras way out in roadless wilderness and up at 9200 feet elevation there are three small lakes named Maggie … Continue reading

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Camp Fire Stories 2014

Here are some end of the season links to videos from users of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Enjoy! Chicken Spring Lake Fishing for Golden Trout with in August with 12 Year Old Son Have any links you would like to … 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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Trail Report: Summit Trailhead to Maggie Lakes

Selena Jong did the Maggie Lakes trip from the Summit Trailhead. The trip was from September 5 to 7, 2014. Here is what Selena had to say about her adventure out to Maggie Lakes. Trail is dusty and lots of … Continue reading

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A Well Lit Evening: Supermoon!

The largest of the supermoons for 2014 will occur on August 9 and 10. If you happen to be in the wilderness, you may have a special show. The moon will appear larger because it is closer to the earth. … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Summit Trail

Thank you Patrick for the trail report. Patrick traveled along the Summit Trail to Maggie Lakes on the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Here is what he discovered. Took summit trail from the main trailhead up … Continue reading

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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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Firefighters Work to Extinguish Soda Fire

Springville, Calif., March 24, 2014—For Immediate Release Efforts were made over the weekend to extinguish the Soda Fire, burning in the Golden Trout Wilderness in Sequoia National Forest. Natural barriers and previously burned areas were utilized as fire line where … Continue reading

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Actions Begin to Suppress Soda Fire

Springville, Calif., March 21, 2014—For Immediate Release        The Soda Fire, burning in the Golden Trout Wilderness in Sequoia National Forest, did not grow significantly overnight.  With continued drought conditions, and concern for lingering smoke in nearby communities, fire officials have … Continue reading

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