Tag Archives: 2018

Wildfire Update: All Three Fires Grow

Source on InciWeb The Alder wildfire, now 4,503 acres, continues to slowly advance northwest, towards an area burned in the 2016 Hidden wildfire. The Alder wildfire is being held on a strategic containment line in Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest. … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Fire Acreage Increases

MOUNTAINEER FIRE        Location: About ½ mile north of Summit Trailhead, in the Golden Trout Wilderness. Acres Burned: Approximately 528 acres Fire Discovered: October 13 Cause: Lightning Containment: 0% Resources: 70 total personnel: 3 Crews and 3 engines  Summary: The Mountaineer Fire is burning north of the Summit … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Increased Acres, but Increased Containment

The Alder Fire is now up to 55% containment as it slowly increased in size over the weekend. The Mountaineer Fire still does not have any containment and increased slightly in size. More details are from InciWeb below. MOUNTAINEER FIRE … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Mountaineer Fire

In case you were heading out along the Summit Trail or on the Mountaineer Trail, you may want to read this: The Mountaineer Fire is about one and a half miles east of the Alder Fire. It is located north … 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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Last Survey of 2018

The last snow survey results are in for 2018! May is the final survey for the area and sites within or near the Golden Trout Wilderness. Unfortunately the results are bad. The Kern River Basin is at 13% of normal … Continue reading

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