• Thedore Solomons Trail

    Thedore Solomons Trail

  • 2017 WC Sierra Update

    2017 WC Sierra Update

  • 2017 Piedra Blanca Trail Update.

    2017 Piedra Blanca Trail Update.

  • 2016 Bear Trap Trip Report

    2016 Bear Trap Trip Report

  • Badger Flat to Dinkey Lakes Wilderness Boundary

    Badger Flat to Dinkey Lakes Wilderness Boundary

  • Rattlesnake Crossing Scouting

    Rattlesnake Crossing Scouting

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2016 Bear Trap Trip Report

Forest: Los Padres
Ranger Unit: Mount Pinos
Wilderness Area: Sespe Wilderness
Trip Date: November 5 & 6 2016
Start TH & End TH: Glenn Marshall Piedra Blanca

Trip Stats:
6 Volunteers attended
80 Volunteer Hours Donated
¼ mile of Trail brushed
¼ mile of trail repaired
Trees Cut 1
Removed slough from 1000 feet of trail

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Baker Point Lookout

As of May 30, 2016, the trail that leads up to Baker Point Lookout on the Western Divide Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest is accessible to the public again. We cleared the trail of brush and logs that were blocking the trail making it treacherous.

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Gene Marshall Trail – Trip #2 Report

On April 23 & 24, 2016 four Wilderness Corps volunteers attended the second trip to clear the brush off the Gene Marshall Trail in the Sespe Wilderness. On both days we hiked in from the Trailhead to above Upper Reyes Camp where we cleared 1.5 miles of brush/wild rose vines from the trail. We cleared the trail of the brush to allow the stock to access Bear Trap Camp. We accomplished our goals for this trip which were to remove the two sections of brush and to repair the ruts that have formed on the trail due to water damage.

 

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Section 1 – Above Upper Reyes Camp, before photo (Photo credit: John Karwoski)

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2016 Dinkey Lakes Wilderness – Dinkey Lakes Trail

On June 18 & 19, 2016 Wilderness Corps lead two backpack crosscut trips into the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness to clear the Dinkey Lakes Trail. One trip was lead by Todd Brockman, C Certified Sawyer and the other trip was lead by Robert Barringer, B Certified Sawyer. Roberts trip was from the Cliff Lake Trailhead to Cliff Lake while Todd’s trip was from the Willow Meadow Trailhead to Rock Lake. The details of each trip are as follows. This trail connects a series of lakes with is heavily used by avid fishermen, backpackers, day hikers and stock users.

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George Bush Tree, Sequoia National Forest

On June 4, 2016, Wilderness Corps Volunteers cleared the George Bush Tree of debris and raked the wheelchair pathway so that it is easy and safe for people with wheelchairs to access the George Bush Tree. The President George Bush Tree is located in the 1,700-acre Freeman Creek Sequoia Grove off of the Lloyd Meadow Road (Road 22S82), on the Western Divide Ranger District within the Giant Sequoia National Monument on the Sequoia National Forest.

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Wilderness Permits

Wilderness Permits are required to overnight in the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, Kaiser Wilderness, John Muir Wilderness and Ansel Adams. Please get a permit. Bear cans are required in the Sierra National Forest.