Tag Archives: Sequoia National Park

SQF Complex – Numbers Update for 10/3

Here are some updated numbers for those interested. The containment date is now estimated to be November 1! Total Personnel 1,026 Size 154,983 Acres Percent of Perimeter Contained 60% Estimated Containment Date Sunday November 01st, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM

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SQF Complex – Just the Numbers

Current Size = 151,436 acres Containment = 61% Personnel = 1,440 The Sequoia National Forest is still closed to the public at this time, which includes the Golden Trout Wilderness. More information regarding the fire can be read on the … Continue reading

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SQF Complex – Current Fire Map

The SQF Complex is about half way contained. The image above can be tapped/clicked on to further enlarge the map. Black line around the edges mean the fire is contained at that point. The red line means there is still … Continue reading

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SQF Complex – Fire Progression Map

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General Updates for SNP, SQF, and INF

There are some official updates regarding obtaining a wilderness permit for the GTW due to the COVID-19 issue. Here is an excerpt below from the Sequoia National Forest (SQF). 2020 Golden Trout Wilderness Permits – Under current circumstances with COVID-19, the Sequoia … 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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Last Road Opens

The road to Mineral King is now open for public use. This is the final road to open for the summer 2018 season. Users can now access the northwestern most tip of the Golden Trout Wilderness via Farewell Gap. When … 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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Roads – June 5, 2017

As of this posting, there are no changes in road conditions. The main access to the Golden Trout Wilderness remains via Mineral King on the Sequoia National Park or using the Lloyd Meadow Road within the Sequoia National Forest. If … Continue reading

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