Tag Archives: Golden Trout Wilderness

March Snow Survey Results

As many of you local California residents have experienced, we are not doing so well regarding rain and snow. The numbers from the March 1 snow survey reflect the dry month. The Kern River Basin is at 45% of the … Continue reading

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Trail Report from August 2019

Back in August of 2019 Phil headed out of the Forks of the Kern Trailhead to Painters Camp. Here is what he had to report. Should help with some planning this season. Hiked from Llyods Medows – Forks of the … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Cow Fire at 1250 Acres

Here is the latest information on the Cow Fire. The image above is a progression map showing the fire moving in a more north to north eastern direction. Firefighters continue strengthening line around the Cow Fire as it moves east … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Cow Fire up to 871 acres

Source: InciWeb The Cow fire is approximately 871 acres with a growth of 100 acres and 15% contained. Yesterday crews continued to burn to the east along Division Z, strengthening the control line. In Division A, crews held and mopped … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Cow Fire

A lightning caused wildfire is burning on the Inyo side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. It is known as the Cow Fire. Here is the latest information and trail closures. The Cow Fire, burning in the Golden Trout Wilderness, has … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Maggie Lakes

Backpacker Christopher headed out to Maggie Lakes recently. He submitted the photo above too. Here is what he had to report. Hiked from the Summit Trailhead at the end of Forest Service road 21S50. Road was a little rough but … Continue reading

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Trip Report: GTW on the Inyo

Backpacker Tony Kurlander headed out to the eastern side of the Golden Trout Wilderness for a few days. He started and ended in Horseshoe Meadow. Here is what he had to report. I drove up to Horseshoe Meadows to acclimate … Continue reading

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Trip Report from 6-21 to 6-30

  Backpacker Phil Sallaway headed out to the Sequoia side of the Golden Trout Wilderness for several days in June. Here is what he has to report about water levels in some rivers and the trails he hiked. Started 6/21 … Continue reading

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Trail Report: A Loop from Horseshoe

Thanks to Tony for providing detailed information on his trip into the eastern side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Here is what he has to report. I drove up to Horseshoe Meadows to acclimate the night of Wednesday, 20 June … Continue reading

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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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