Tag Archives: Backpacking

Video: 84 Mile Semi-loop Through GTW

Ready for a video on the Eastern side of the Golden Trout Wilderness? Back in June of 2020 a hiker ventured out on an 84 mile trek into the GTW. Beautiful grand vistas of meadows, the mountains, and more. Who’s … Continue reading

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Video: Preview of a 90 Trek Through the GTW

With a lot of the wilderness being closed to the public this year for the western portion of the GTW, maybe some videos of users will suffice? See how this user treks through approximately 90 miles of the Golden Trout … Continue reading

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Plans in the Works?

Are you anxious to get outdoors? Ready to put on a pack and hike for miles in the wilderness this season? Great! It is good to start planning out your trips early. Not only do you become familiar with the … Continue reading

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What to Do?

The snow pack is not doing so great as of the February 1 survey. However, we still have this month and March to go. They are both typically the wetter months. If the snow pack does not improve significantly, what … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity – Long Meadow Trail on SQF

Wanting to give back and help preserve trails for generations to come? Consider checking out the High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew. Starting the last day in May and going 1 week, volunteers have the opportunity to maintain the western most … Continue reading

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So Little Snow

The snow results are in for the March 1 surveys and the results are not looking good. The Kern River drainage is the dominant drainage within the Golden Trout Wilderness. Currently we are at 19% of normal for a March … Continue reading

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Spring Gear Sales

The official day for spring is just around the corner. Spring time means that much closer to the busier backpacking season. Companies are well aware of this and kick off the season by having spring sales. Have you received any … Continue reading

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Big Updates: Several Trips Added

A nice big update. Added 1 new trip on the Sequoia NF side and 3 trips on the Inyo NF side. The trips range from day hikes to up to 7 days backpacking trips. They are the following. Sequoia NF … Continue reading

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Bullfrog Lakes – A Northern Trek

Ready for an overnight trip? How about to Bullfrog Lakes? It is an 8 mile one way trek to the northern most lake on the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Bullfrogs don’t actually reside at the … Continue reading

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The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour is a trip that is not about walking every trail within the Golden Trout Wilderness. Rather this trek tries to stay along the outer boundary of the Wilderness. The hiker will get to see views of canyons, … Continue reading

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