Tag Archives: Kern River

Trip Report: Kern River

Over Memorial Day weekend, hiker Gautham started at the Jerkey Meadow Trailhead and went to the Kern River. Here is what he has to report. Hiked to the kern river from the jerky trailhead over the memorial day weekend. The … Continue reading

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Trail Report from August 2019

Back in August of 2019 Phil headed out of the Forks of the Kern Trailhead to Painters Camp. Here is what he had to report. Should help with some planning this season. Hiked from Llyods Medows – Forks of the … Continue reading

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Trip Report from 6-21 to 6-30

  Backpacker Phil Sallaway headed out to the Sequoia side of the Golden Trout Wilderness for several days in June. Here is what he has to report about water levels in some rivers and the trails he hiked. Started 6/21 … Continue reading

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Off to a Good Start

The first set of snow surveys are nearly in for February 1, 2019. Thankfully the results are good. As of this posting the Kern River Basin is at 126% of normal! This is great news and definitely a good start … Continue reading

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Video: Tenkara in the Golden Trout Wilderness and the Kern River Genryu

Check out a four day adventure in and out of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Apparently not many people venture off on to where they went. Do you recognize any of the places seen in the video?

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Trip Report: 5 Days in the GTW

Backpacker Mark and his daughter headed out for a 4 night and 5 day trip from the Jerkey Meadow TH. Curious as to what they found along the way? Here is his report. On Thursday June 14 my daughter & … Continue reading

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How’s The Fishing This Year?

Curious as how the fishing is going when the snow packs were low again? Well a local resident Chuck Stokke brings you a fishing update from the Kern River on Father’s Day. He discusses what baits were tried and which … Continue reading

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A Half Average Snow Report

The important April 1 snow survey results are in…well most of the stations have reported their findings to the State of California’s CDEC. What are the results? For the Kern River watershed, the snow pack sits at 49% of normal. … Continue reading

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Not Much Snow After All?

A few days have gone by and the snow survey has been partially updated for the Kern River Basin. It looks like most of the surveys were done before the “big storm” this last weekend. Assuming the rest of the … Continue reading

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And the Snow Results Are…

Snow surveys have been completed up and down the State for the March 1 date. However, if one goes to the Kern River to see how the wilderness is fairing they would be left in suspense. Why? Well all the … Continue reading

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