Tag Archives: Jerkey Meadow Trailhead

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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Trip Report: Lion Meadow from Jerkey Meadow

A visitor to the wilderness, Dan Hall, during the week of Thanksgiving started at Jerkey Meadow and went out to Lion Meadow. Here is what he reports: Thanksgiving week I did a backpack trip from Jerky Trailhead to Grey Meadow, … Continue reading

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Video: Two Nights at the Little Kern River

Come along with Catherine Gregory on 3 day/2 night trip to the Little Kern River. She decided to celebrate her birthday outdoors and with her friend Julie, who happens to be doing her first backpacking trip. Thanks for sharing the … Continue reading

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Trail Report: A Loop from Jerkey Meadow

A trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness by Dan Hall reports on loop from Jerkey Meadow Trailhead. Included is a link of photos he took from his trip. Here is what he found while on his journey into the wilderness. … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Little Kern Lake

Tony, a fan of the GTW facebook page, traveled with is son to Little Kern Lake. They spent 8 days in the wilderness together. Here is what Tony has to report: My eldest son and I hiked to Little Kern … Continue reading

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Last Road Conditions Update for May

Many of the roads remain closed due to snow. Here is the final day in May report of the current road conditions to access the Golden Trout Wilderness. Sequoia National Park opens their road to Mineral King. Just expect to … Continue reading

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Video: Backpacking Golden Trout Wilderness

A first backpacking adventure started at the Jerkey Meadow Trailhead and ended at the Little Kern River. However, there were some unexpected difficulties along the way. This is another view point of a video shared back in June. Enjoy day … Continue reading

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Video: Golden Trout Wilderness Hike – Southern Sierras

Catherine Gregory and two others venture into the wilderness. Although it was not “plan A” to visit the area, snow packs and wildfires redirected them to the Golden Trout Wilderness. They begin at Jerkey Meadows TH, camp at the Little … Continue reading

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North Road (21S50) Still Closed

One of the last remaining roads will likely remain closed over the holiday weekend. Forest Service road 21S50, aka The North Road, will likely keep users from access the Summit, Clicks Creek, and Lewis Camp Trailheads. Why? There is a … Continue reading

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Wildfire Updates for July

Source: InciWeb Firefighters have managed to contain or suppress eight out of the nine lightning caused fires discovered this week in the Western Divide Ranger District, Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest. Only the Crest Fire, located on … Continue reading

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