Tag Archives: Golden Trout Wilderness

April 1 Snow Survey Results

The Kern River Basin is doing excellent for the April 1 snow survey. With all stations reporting their results, the Kern River is at 197% of normal! It is a great thing to have so much snow and with so … Continue reading

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March 1 Snow Results

All the rain and snow is sure piling up outside in the Sierra Nevada. The Kern River Basin is no exception. At 169% of normal for March 1, it looks like we will have a great chance of snow being … Continue reading

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Off to a Good Start

The first set of snow surveys are nearly in for February 1, 2019. Thankfully the results are good. As of this posting the Kern River Basin is at 126% of normal! This is great news and definitely a good start … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Fires Continue to Smolder

Amazing on how dry it is in the mountains. The three wildfires continue to smolder even after the Thanksgiving rain/snow. Sounds like the old Soda Fire from a few years ago. Anyway, we shall see what happens after these current … Continue reading

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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: Fires grow slowly and official update pace slows.

Click images to enlarge – From InciWeb ALDER WILDFIRE    Location: Five miles north of Camp Nelson above North Alder Creek Acres Burned: Approximately 2,903 acres Fire Discovered: October 4, 2018 Cause: Lightning Containment:  55% contained Resources: 125 total personnel: 3 crews, 5 engines, 2 – type 1 helicopters, … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Growth, but with containment jump!

Here is your latest update for the Alder, Mountaineer, and Moses Fires. The Alder Fire has grown quite a bit since the last update here on GTW, but so has its containment. Now 1400 acres, it is almost 50% contained! … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: All three fires grow

The Alder Fire is now up to approximately 1,300 acres, Mountaineer is approximately 80, and Moses is grown slightly to 0.3 acres. Trails are still closed at this time. The exact details are below. Current Fire Information: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6238/ ALDER FIRE Location: … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Alder, Mountaineer, and Moses Fires Showing Little Growth

The Alder Fire, located just west of the Golden Trout Wilderness boundary, is the largest of the three fires currently burning. Mountaineer is only at 19 acres with very little growth. Moses remains at 0.1 acres. Crews are either continuing … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Roads and Trails Close

Alder and Mountaineer Fires are continuing to grow. As such the Sequoia National Forest has issued Forest Orders to close trails and roads associated with the fire. Forest Service road 21S50 (North Road) above Clicks Creek TH is closed and … Continue reading

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