Tag Archives: Inyo National Forest

Trail Report: Day Hike to Long Canyon Stringer

Hiker Michael Brush headed out for a day hike to Long Canyon Stringer via the Blackrock Trailhead. The trailhead is located  on the Sequoia National Forest, but quickly crosses into the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. … Continue reading

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More Access! Sherman Pass Road

The Sherman Pass Road is open to the Black Rock Trailhead. Now users can access the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness besides Horseshoe Meadow. The Black Rock Trailhead is a popular starting point for those going … Continue reading

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A Road Opens….

Many roads accessing various trails to the Golden Trout Wilderness are still close. They are estimated to open as early as mid-May, but ultimately by Memorial Day weekend. Are you itching to get a head start and catch the wilderness … Continue reading

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40 Miles Through the Golden Trout Wilderness

In the beginning of the late spring/summer backpacking season, 4 adventurers head out into the Golden Trout Wilderness. Due to the large snow pack, a detour was needed to arrive at their destination. Their trip went from 10 to 40 … Continue reading

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Video: Horseshoe Meadow to Forks of the Kern

Enjoy a users journey through the Golden Trout Wilderness. The individual starts on the eastern most side in Horseshoe Meadow and comes out at the Forks of the Kern. The video is shaky at times, but viewers should get some … Continue reading

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Lion Fire Settles into the Kern River Canyon

The Lion Fire still remains at 75% containment prior to the potential storm entering the area today. Depending on if and how much rain falls across the area, it may be at a higher containment. Here is the latest news … Continue reading

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Video: California Golden Trout’s Long Journey Home

Check out how the California Department of Fish and Wildlife return native Golden Trout to Volcano Creek. They released the fish back to their native waters on July 13, 2017. Why did they need to rescue them? Check out the … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire at 80% Containment 

Crews have begun fire suppression rehabilitation on the Indian Fire. Trail closures remain in place for now. The lightning caused wildfire is now at 80% containment.

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Wildfire: Indian Fire at 40% Containment

The Indian Fire is now at 40% containment. To help users understand exactly where the fire is located as well as the trail closures, see the image above. Plan accordingly and stay safe in the Golden Trout Wilderness.

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Wildfire: Indian Fire has Slight Growth

The Indian Fire in the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness grew slowly today. The fire is now at 2,624 acres with 20% containment. New information was released regarding what fire crews are doing with the fire. … Continue reading

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