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Schaeffer Fire Area Closure Order Ends!

Good news for those wanting to cut over to the eastern portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. The road closure has been lifted on the Sherman Pass road! Below is directly from the Sequoia National Forest’s public release letter. Schaeffer … Continue reading

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Roads Closed for the Season

The latest series of storms have closed the last remaining roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness. Users will have to either wait till the snow melts or access the wilderness by other means.

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More Road Closures

Bear Creek and Balch Park roads provide access to Mountain Home State Forest and Balch Park. More importantly these roads are the main access points to the western most portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Typical trail accessed by these roads are … Continue reading

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INF – Road 16S02 to Horseshoe Meadow is Closed

A popular road into the east side of the Golden Trout Wilderness known as Horseshoe Meadow Road (FS 16S02) is now closed for the season. The Inyo National Forest just posted this information earlier today on their website. As mentioned … Continue reading

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Snow Arrives and Road Closures Begin

The first storm with enough moisture and cold temperatures has arrived bringing snow. As many people are happy to have rain/snow in California, this does mean some roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness will close for the seasons. It is too … Continue reading

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Storm Brings Snow and Closes Roads

These recent series of storms have brought in a good amount of snow. On the Sequoia National Forest side there is about 2.5 feet of snow at 7,000 feet. As the storm continues on for a bit more, this effectively … Continue reading

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Still Open? Yep!

After calling the district offices within the National Forest, users can still access the Golden Trout Wilderness at some of the most popular entry points. The only roads that are currently closed are entry points via Mineral King and Horseshoe … Continue reading

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Soda Fire Update for Monday

  Update from 3 hours ago. Fire Growth and Behavior The Soda is 587 acres. The fire’s growth has been to the west north and east. The fire is still north of Clicks Creek and the North Fork of Clicks … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Closes Roads

The most recent storm dropped snow this time around closing several roads accessing the Golden Trout Wilderness. Consider these roads closed until sometime in April or late May. Hopefully the Sierra Nevada mountains receive a better snow pack this year … Continue reading

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Road Closures

Two roads have closed and more will likely follow if the current weather drops snow in the Southern Sierra Nevada mountains. Inyo National Forest – Road 16S02 to Horseshoe Meadow is now closed. Mountain Home State Forest – Balch Park … Continue reading

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