Tag Archives: Inyo National Forest

Horseshoe Fire at 95% Contained

Source: Inciweb The Horseshoe Fire is estimated to be 369 acres and 95% contained. The fire started August 9, 2016 in the afternoon towards the top of the Horseshoe Meadow Road, just east of the developed recreation campgrounds, near Last … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Horseshoe at 368 Acres

Source: Inciweb Limited Entrance for Horseshoe Meadows Fire personnel with the Horseshoe Fire will be allowing limited entrance to Horseshoe Meadows for those people who have a demonstrated need to be in the area. This would include people that need … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Horseshoe

Source: Inciweb The Horseshoe Fire started on August 9, 2016 towards the top of Horseshoe Meadow Road, just east of the developed recreation campgrounds, near Last Chance Meadow. It is estimated to be 400 acres and 30% contained. Cool weather … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Groundhog Meadow Loop

User rhyang from the High Sierra Topix did a 2 night/3 day trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness on the Inyo National Forest side. The trip resembles the Groundhog Meadow Loop for about half the time. Rhyang starts from Horseshoe Meadow, hikes … Continue reading

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Sherman Pass Now Open

According to the Sequoia National Forest’s Facebook page, Sherman Pass is now open. Sherman Pass provides access to the Black Rock station and Black Rock Trailhead. Perfect for those wanting to see sites on the Inyo National Forest side like … Continue reading

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More Roads are Open

More roads have opened in preparation for Memorial Day weekend! The quick list of roads now open are listed below. Included is a brief idea of commonly visited areas associated with the roads opening. Mountain Home State Forest (Balch Park … Continue reading

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Trip Report – 3 Day Loop on the Inyo NF Side

A user, jimmeans, from the forums on High Sierra Topix, submitted a trail report regarding his adventure into the Inyo National Forest’s side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. His trip generally followed the Groundhog Meadow Loop. Here is what he had to … Continue reading

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Fire Restrictions Lifted for Inyo National Forest

For the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness, fire restrictions have been lifted. See the press release below for more information. Fire Restrictions Lifted The Bishop Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management and the Inyo … Continue reading

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Wildfire – Inyo NF – Ball Mountain Fire

For those on the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness, you may witness some smoke due to a wildfire. The wildfire is located in the southeastern side of the wilderness, but not in the Golden Trout. It … Continue reading

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Challenge: Meadows

Besides summiting some of the peaks in the Golden Trout Wilderness, a new challenge has been created. This time around the challenge is in regards to meadows. All a person has to do is check off all the named meadows … Continue reading

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