Tag Archives: Jordan Hot Springs

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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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

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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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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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Wildfire: Indian Fire Grows to 879 Acres

The Indian Fire continues to grow slowly. It is now at 879 acres with 5% containment. No changes with the trail closures at this time. Below is an excerpt from InciWeb in the evening hours. The Indian Fire is estimated … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Indian Fire

A wildfire is located within the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Trail closures have been issued and are listed in the press release below. If you were going into Jordan Hot Springs, you will need to … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Eclectic Tour

User Sean Nordeen returned from 60 mile trek into the Golden Trout Wilderness. The Schaeffer Fire added smoke and some concerns, but ultimately did not detour him away from his adventure. Below is what he has to say about his … Continue reading

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History in the Comment Section

Every once and awhile a comment is made directly on the website about a particular trip. It could be sharing a highlight from ones adventure, a close call, or even recalling what things were like several years ago. If you … 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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