Tag Archives: Blackrock Trailhead

Sherman Pass Road Opens!

The Sherman Pass Road is now open to Kennedy Meadows. However the connecting road that takes users to the Blackrock Trailhead and into the Inyo side of the Golden Trout Wilderness remains closed. As soon as this route officially is … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Jordan Fire at 60% Containment

Incident Start Date: 6/09/2019   Cause: Lightning   Size: 523 acres   Containment: 60%       Incident Type: Full Suppression Vegetation Type: Brush and timber Agency: Inyo National Forest, U.S.D.A. Forest Service Resources Assigned: Engines: 1   Helicopters: 6 Crews: 5   Total Personnel: 205 Current Situation: The Inyo National Forest Type 3 Incident Management Organization is managing … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Jordan Fire

According to Inciweb, there is a fire in the Golden Trout Wilderness. It is located on the Inyo National Forest side, just west of Blackrock. It is currently burning down slope towards Jordan Hot Springs. Here is more information. The … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Casa Vieja to Big Dry Meadow Loop

User Dan Hall headed out for a loop on the eastern side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Curious how it all went? Check out the story below along with a link to his photos. Thanks for sharing again Dan! This … 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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More Access! Sherman Pass Road

The Sherman Pass Road is open to the Black Rock Trailhead. Now users can access the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness besides Horseshoe Meadow. The Black Rock Trailhead is a popular starting point for those going … Continue reading

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All Roads are Open

Updating everyone that officially all roads are open to access the Golden Trout Wilderness. Those wanting to head into the Inyo NF side through the Blackrock Trailhead should not take stock. The Kern River Ranger District front desk reports there … Continue reading

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Road Opens: Sherman Pass Road (22S05)

Forest Service Road 22S05, known as the Sherman Pass Road, is now open beyond the Cherry Hill Road (22s12). Users can use this road to access Kennedy Meadows from the west. However, road access to the Black Rock Trailhead is … Continue reading

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New Trip: Groundhog Meadow Loop

A new trip titled Groundhog Meadow Loop is an ambitious 3 day trip to Groundhog meadow / Golden Trout Creek. There is another trip to Groundhog already listed under the Up to 7 Days section, but if you are on the eastern side … Continue reading

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More Roads Open!

More roads are now open on the Sequoia National Forest. These include the Sherman Pass Road, which gives access to the Blackrock Trailhead and Kennedy Meadows, and road 20S67 to Forks of the Kern trailhead. Users can now access the trails … Continue reading

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