Tag Archives: 2017

Wildfire: Indian Fire at 40% Containment

The Indian Fire is now at 40% containment. To help users understand exactly where the fire is located as well as the trail closures, see the image above. Plan accordingly and stay safe in the Golden Trout Wilderness.

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Wildfire: Indian Fire has Slight Growth

The Indian Fire in the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness grew slowly today. The fire is now at 2,624 acres with 20% containment. New information was released regarding what fire crews are doing with the fire. … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire Now at 2,536 Acres

The Indian Fire continues to grow as well as managed for resource benefit. See details below from the official news release. Size: 2536 acres Cause: Appears to be lightning Containment: 10% Crews: 9 Fuel Type: Whitethorn/Jeffrey pine Aircraft: 6 helicopters, 1 air attack fixed wing Location: Golden … 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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Exempt from Fire Restrictions

The Sequoia National Forest has issued fire restrictions for the Hume Lake and Western Divide Ranger Districts. However, the Golden Trout Wilderness is an exempt so no worries there. However, traveling through the National Forest to get to the wilderness … Continue reading

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Last 2017 Snow Survey Results

The final snow survey results are all in for 2017. How exactly is the wilderness looking this year? It is looking exceptionally good! For the May 1 survey the Kern River Basin is setting at 210% of normal for the … Continue reading

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Snow Pack Conditions

With 10 out of the 14 surveys reporting in, there is great news after years of drought in the Golden Trout Wilderness. The March 1 survey for the Kern River basin is at 275% of normal! What great news when … Continue reading

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