Tag Archives: Mountain Home State Forest

Mountain Home Opens on 5/10

Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest announced they will be opening up on May 10, 2018. Great news for all those wanting to get to the Long Meadow TH on the western most portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. The Long … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 95% Containment

Pier Fire Update September 18, 2017 Pier Fire Information: (559) 559-539-2607 ext. 2292, 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. Size: 36,556 acres Fire Start: August 29, 2017 Containment: 95%  Location: Highway 190, east of Springville Total Personnel: 450 Cause: Human caused, under investigation Resources: Crews 10, Helicopters 3, Engines 19, Dozers 6, Water … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 30,000+ Acres

The Pier Fire is now at 60% containment. The size of the fire is approximately 30,571 acres. Road closures are still in place too. Here is the latest on the fire. Firing operations were delayed due to recent thunderstorm activity … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire Closures, Containment, and More

The Pier Fire is now at 20,529 acres with 15% containment. As the fire continues to grow, roads and trails are being closed by a Forest Order. As the fire continues to spread and public safety is a growing concern, … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 10% Containment

The Pier Fire had some small growth today. The fire is now at 17,980 acres. Good news is the fire went fro 0% to 10% containment. Here is the official news release from InciWeb. Pier Fire Information: (916) 203-7438 7 … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Pier Fire at 17,418 Acres

The Pier Fire continues to grow with 0% containment. The acres burned are up to 17,418 as of 9 AM this morning. Those heading into the western side of the Golden Trout Wilderness will need to take alternative routes. Smoke … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Summit Lake 6-24 to 25

A recent trip to Summit Lake by Eric McDaris and company reports back on the their adventure. Originally they set out to reach Maggie Lakes, but hitting a snow covered trail beyond Summit Lake changed the plans. However, this didn’t … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Summit Lake

Over the weekend Scott Williams decided to take a hike up to Summit Lake located just inside the National Park boundary. It is a popular 7.6 mile one way trek up to the lake and an alternative route for accessing … Continue reading

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Long Meadow Trail Accessible!

Just heard word from a voice message at Mountain Home stating Shake Camp is open! This means users can drive to Shake Camp and begin hiking on the Long Meadow Trail. The Long Meadow Trail provides access to popular areas … 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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