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Book Added: The High Sierra Hot Springs Trail

Added a book about enjoying various hot springs. You will have to purchase this one for about $16. It is located in the preparation->books section of the site. Enjoy! Advertisements

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Updates to the Maps Section

One addition and one change was made the Maps section of the website: New: Added a new link for USGS Topoview. Users can now easily download JPGs, KMZs, PDFs, and TIFF files of USGS topo maps dating back to the … Continue reading

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Update to Safety Section

Updated the Safety page under preparation regarding hazard trees. The U.S. Forest service made their hazard tree awareness document available to the public. The document is used to train both seasonal and permanent employees regardless if it is their first day … Continue reading

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So Little Snow

The snow results are in for the March 1 surveys and the results are not looking good. The Kern River drainage is the dominant drainage within the Golden Trout Wilderness. Currently we are at 19% of normal for a March … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Your Next Trip

Winter has set in and most people won’t be heading out into the wilderness till the snow melts and roads clear. In the meantime, have you considered getting physically ready for your next trip? Here is an article that will … Continue reading

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Watching the Weather

This is just a reminder to always check the weather before departing for you adventure. Knowing what to expect is an important part of preparing for you trip. Granted, you may only know a few days in advance. However, for … Continue reading

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Preparation: Books and DVD Added

Added two books regarding hiking in the Golden Trout Wilderness. Also added a DVD about fly fishing for Golden Trout too. Head over to the preparation section of the site and check them out! They could make a great Christmas … 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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New Feature: Access

Wondering what roads are open? Missed the announcement on the site sometime back? Not a problem. Head on over to the “Preparation” section and check out the new feature “Access.” Here you will find up-to-date road access information to those … Continue reading

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