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An Early Season?

For those of you who are waiting for the summer backpacking season to start, then it may come sooner than most people think. Temperatures are warmer then normal around here which has an impact on the snow pack in the … Continue reading

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High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew Opportunity

Near the Inyo National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness there will be two volunteer opportunities. Teaming up with the High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew, you’ll be able to restore miles of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). One trip … Continue reading

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Despite Storm, Roads Remain Open

This recent past weekend brought a lot of rain to California. In the southern Sierra Nevada mountains, it brought snow to higher elevations (above 7,500 feet). However, with the warmer conditions most of the snow has melted off from the … Continue reading

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The Season Continues

Weather will remain in the low 90’s this week in the central valley of California, which means it is great weather for backpacking in the Golden Trout Wilderness! One can expect there to be even fewer people now that school … Continue reading

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Fire Restrictions Lifted on Inyo NF

Officials from the Inyo National Forest and Bishop Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)  announced today that Eastern Sierra fire restrictions put into place on June 20 of this year, will be rescinded  tomorrow, Friday September 14, … Continue reading

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Mountain Home and Balch Park Open…

Mountain Home State Park and Balch Park roads are expected to be open on May 17th. This is great news for those wanting to enter into the western portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Entering into the wilderness usually starts … Continue reading

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Lloyd Meadow Road Partially Opened

As of Friday, May 4th, the Lloyd Meadow Road (22S82) is partially opened. One Lane is still closed but the other is open. Please drive with caution as potential traffic heading in the opposite direction will be using that lane … Continue reading

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Roads Are Still Closed?

The valley temperatures are warming up these days. Time to head to the hills and go into the wilderness for a weekend….wait…roads are still closed? Yep. That is right. Even with the temperatures getting up into the 90’s last weekend … Continue reading

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