Tag Archives: Sequoia National Forest

Trip Report: Maggie Lakes

Backpacker Christopher headed out to Maggie Lakes recently. He submitted the photo above too. Here is what he had to report. Hiked from the Summit Trailhead at the end of Forest Service road 21S50. Road was a little rough but … 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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Trail Reports: Opposite Sides of the GTW

Two different trail reports came in today. One was from Brook regarding heading to Summit Lake while the other was on the opposite side of the wilderness. The opposite side being Horseshoe Meadow and Mulkey Meadow area. Let’s start off … Continue reading

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Blackrock Trailhead is Open!

The Sherman Pass road has been official open as an official news release from the Sequoia National Forest today. They also said the Blackrock Trailhead is open, which means users can access the Inyo side of the Golden Trout Wilderness … Continue reading

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Sherman Pass Road Opens!

The Sherman Pass Road is now open to Kennedy Meadows. However the connecting road that takes users to the Blackrock Trailhead and into the Inyo side of the Golden Trout Wilderness remains closed. As soon as this route officially is … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Jordan Fire at 60% Containment

Incident Start Date: 6/09/2019   Cause: Lightning   Size: 523 acres   Containment: 60%       Incident Type: Full Suppression Vegetation Type: Brush and timber Agency: Inyo National Forest, U.S.D.A. Forest Service Resources Assigned: Engines: 1   Helicopters: 6 Crews: 5   Total Personnel: 205 Current Situation: The Inyo National Forest Type 3 Incident Management Organization is managing … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Jordan Fire Grows

The Jordan Fire grows to over 580 acres. This has resulted into trail closures that are near the area. See the image below for closures and descriptions. Following the trail closures, the official announcement and current status report is available. … Continue reading

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Additional Roads Open

Additional roads have opened providing access to the Golden Trout Wilderness. Openings are on the Inyo National Forest, Mountain Home State Forest, and Sequoia National Park. Are you ready to head out there this weekend in-leu of this news? Roads … Continue reading

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Roads Are Opening!

News just received earlier today from the Western Divide Ranger District office is the Lloyd Meadow Road (22S82) is open! Now users can access both the Jerkey Meadows TH and Forks of the Kern. Other roads are still closed and … Continue reading

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April 1 Snow Survey Results

The Kern River Basin is doing excellent for the April 1 snow survey. With all stations reporting their results, the Kern River is at 197% of normal! It is a great thing to have so much snow and with so … Continue reading

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