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A Peak into 2022’s Snow Pack?

Snow surveys begin in California near the end of December and last until May. Sometimes, on exceptional years, additional surveys will be done for the month of June. Well the December surveys are in for a few basins within the … Continue reading

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USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closes ALL National Forests for Public Safety

Takes affect tomorrow August 31,2021. Below are the exact words from the closure order VALLEJO, Calif., — August 30, 2021. To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region … Continue reading

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Come On Snow!

Reports regarding the State snow surveys were not looking so good. Are we higher than last year at this time? Yes, but the rain/snow has been quiet and the temps have warmed up. Officials are pushing for increased conservation efforts, which … Continue reading

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April 1 Snow Survey Results

The April 1 snow survey results are almost complete for the state of California. In regards to the Golden Trout Wilderness, the main drainage is the Kern River. Currently, with only a few more sites needing to report, the Kern … 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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Volunteers Unite!

A few outdoor volunteer groups teamed up this past month to protect the historical Trout Meadow Guard Station from being crushed by a dead tree. The guard station is located on the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout … Continue reading

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New Volunteer Groups

In case you were unaware, there are two new volunteer groups that have been added to the side bar of the website. One is called United Trail Maintainers of California and Backcountry Horsemen of California. You can click on the … Continue reading

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Updated: Guided Services

Added a new link to a site for all of you who enjoy fishing. If you want years of fishing experience, local knowledge of where the fish are “hiding,” what they are biting, and more, check out the Sequoia Fishing … Continue reading

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March 1st Snow Survey Results

The first of the month is when snow surveys for the State of California occur. Data is still coming in, but the news isn’t that good for a part of the country that depends so heavily on the snow pack. … Continue reading

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Summer Water Outlook

As of this posting the snow pack for the Sierra Nevada mountains is at 51% of normal (CDEC). What does that mean for the wilderness? It is hard to say really. If California continues to have normal average weather allowing … Continue reading

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