Tag Archives: Kern Flat

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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Volunteers Clear Down Trees

Volunteers from the Backcountry Horsemen and Pacific Crest Trail Association removed a large tree was that was causing problems for equestrian and recreation use along the Kern Flat Trail (33E20) or, more commonly known as, The Forks of the Kern Trail. Additionally 11 … Continue reading

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Trail Report: 33E20

According to a hiker named Scotty, the trail that goes between Forks of the Kern TH and Kern Flat (33E20) contains one down tree on the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness. The location is across from the Rattlesnake … Continue reading

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Lloyd Meadow Road (21S82) Opens

Forest Service road 21S82, known as the Lloyd Meadow Road, is now open for public use on the Sequoia National Forest. This road provides access to the wilderness trailheads via the Kern Flat Trail (33E20) starting at Forks of the … Continue reading

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Story: Ecletic Tour

A fellow hiker, Valerie Norton, did an 8 day trip into the Golden Trout Wilderness near the end of September. She was inspired by the Eclectic Tour starting on the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness. Her blog, Moments … Continue reading

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Trail Report: Flatiron Loop Trip

Troop 26 from Los Angeles went on the Flatiron Loop trip through the Golden Trout Wilderness. Trail conditions, water sources, and their experience was contributed to the site by Chris. Here is what they found. Brackets were added for clarification purposes. … Continue reading

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More Roads Open!

More roads are now open on the Sequoia National Forest. These include the Sherman Pass Road, which gives access to the Blackrock Trailhead and Kennedy Meadows, and road 20S67 to Forks of the Kern trailhead. Users can now access the trails … Continue reading

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Trip Added: Eclectic Tour

The Eclectic Tour is approximately 60 miles round trip. The trip will take users into what could be considered the center or heart of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Users will see Wild and Scenic rivers, canyons, volcanoes, lava flows, large … Continue reading

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