Tag Archives: Inyo National Forest

Wildfire: Cow Fire Final Announcement

Source: InciWeb This will be the final update on the Cow Fire unless there are significant changes to report on the incident. The 1,975-acre Cow Fire remains 30 percent contained. Minimal smoke may be visible from the Cow Fire until … 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: 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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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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Trail Reports: Opposite Sides of the GTW

Two different trail reports came in today. One was from Brook regarding heading to Summit Lake while the other was on the opposite side of the wilderness. The opposite side being Horseshoe Meadow and Mulkey Meadow area. Let’s start off … Continue reading

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Blackrock Trailhead is Open!

The Sherman Pass road has been official open as an official news release from the Sequoia National Forest today. They also said the Blackrock Trailhead is open, which means users can access the Inyo side of the Golden Trout Wilderness … 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 Grows

The Jordan Fire grows to over 580 acres. This has resulted into trail closures that are near the area. See the image below for closures and descriptions. Following the trail closures, the official announcement and current status report is available. … Continue reading

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