Tag Archives: History

A Story by Savanna Summers

Savanna was thinking about times past in the Golden Trout Wilderness and wished to share it with everyone. While the wilderness keeps getting buried in snow, which it really needs, sit back and enjoy a story of her time in … Continue reading

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History in the Comment Section

Every once and awhile a comment is made directly on the website about a particular trip. It could be sharing a highlight from ones adventure, a close call, or even recalling what things were like several years ago. If you … Continue reading

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Historical Photos of the GTW

I was recently contacted by a relative of J.R. Moore regarding Moore’s 1897 fishing trip along the Hockett Trail. In the article there are only a few photos showing the adventure he took several decades ago. Thanks to Charlie Dunton, you … Continue reading

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History: Two New Sources

Updated the history section of the site. There are two new history accounts regarding the Golden Trout Wilderness. The first is an old document scanned by Google regarding Golden Trout fisheries surveys in the Southern Sierra Nevada mountains. This document … Continue reading

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Update: History

Added another link to the History section. It is a book sold at Amazon titled Magic of My Mountains. A great read of a former Forest Service employee from the early 1920’s. Added some clarification as to what links are free … Continue reading

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Update: History and Map Sections

Added a new map from 1936 in the maps section. It is just one USGS topography quad map titled Kaweah. You get a better close up of the trail system at that time and see the extent of the Forest … Continue reading

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Update: History Section

For all those who enjoy history, a new link to a map has been added in the History section. The map shows trail routes between the years of 1834 to 1864. Notice some of the routes are now highways. Clicking … Continue reading

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New Section: History

If you want to learn about the Golden Trout Wilderness before your trip, check out a new section titled “History.” In this section you can read historical information and first person accounts of trips into the wilderness. Enjoy!

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