Tag Archives: Inyo National Forest

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

Posted in Wildfire | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Closures, Wildfire | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Horseshoe Meadow

Thanks to Peter Fulks for Sharing his photo from his trip up to Horseshoe Meadow. Apparently he had a good day fishing using his tenkara rod. According to him, “they are biting!”

Posted in Fishing, Snow Pack | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Wildfire: Jordan Fire

According to Inciweb, there is a fire in the Golden Trout Wilderness. It is located on the Inyo National Forest side, just west of Blackrock. It is currently burning down slope towards Jordan Hot Springs. Here is more information. The … Continue reading

Posted in General, Wildfire | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Additional Roads Open

Additional roads have opened providing access to the Golden Trout Wilderness. Openings are on the Inyo National Forest, Mountain Home State Forest, and Sequoia National Park. Are you ready to head out there this weekend in-leu of this news? Roads … Continue reading

Posted in Openings - Roads | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Video: LABC 4th of July to Chicken Spring Lake

Come along on another overnight trip to Chicken Spring Lake. This time it is a group of folks from LABC who head out. Enjoy the views and clear skies from their 4th of July trip this past season.

Posted in Trips | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Video: Overnight to Chicken Spring Lake

Catherine and Julie head out to do an overnight trip to Chicken Spring Lake. The trip was early August, so you will get to see some of the smoke haze from the Ferguson Fire. Don’t let that stop you from … Continue reading

Posted in Trip Reports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Video: Day Hike to Kern Peak

About an 8 minute video showing a solo day hike up to Kern Peak and back from the Black Rock Trailhead. The guy walked 27 miles! Curious what he saw along the way to the peak? Check it out!

Posted in Trip Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Trip Report: Casa Vieja to Big Dry Meadow Loop

User Dan Hall headed out for a loop on the eastern side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Curious how it all went? Check out the story below along with a link to his photos. Thanks for sharing again Dan! This … Continue reading

Posted in Trip Reports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trip Reports: Tower Rock, Coyote Peak, and Hockett Peak

Trip reports have been shared with GTW from user Matthew Hengst over at First Church of the Masochist website. Full on stories and plenty of photos to follow his fast pace journeys into the Golden Trout Wilderness. Curious how he did … Continue reading

Posted in Trip Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment