Wilderness Permit Information

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by fpb56 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:56 pm

I might be wrong but with the snow levels this year I think getting a wilderness permit should be easy.








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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by fpb56 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:15 pm

Just gave up 3 permits for July 18-25, entry May Lake

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by grampy » Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:08 pm

As mentioned by potatopants in her “Yosemite North to South 2020” thread, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is switching over to Recreation.gov for Hoover Wilderness permit reservations - formerly (but no longer) available by U.S. Mail.
Here is the USFS announcement:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/htnf/hom ... rdb5238673

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by wsp_scott » Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:14 am

Does anyone know if Inyo permits on Recreation.gov are released at 7am
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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by ironmike » Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:40 am

I believe it’s midnight, not 7am.

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by TurboHike » Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:31 pm

wsp_scott wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:14 am
Does anyone know if Inyo permits on Recreation.gov are released at 7am
10 a.m. Eastern, so 7 a.m. Pacific time.

I have never seen the permits released late, but a few times last year they were released early by a couple of hours. I was told this was a glitch in the system.

This is the official clock by the way:

https://www.time.gov/

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by wsp_scott » Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:14 am

I have been paying attention to the Inyo permits on recreation.gov for the last couple of days. I don't know what time the permits are being released but it is definitely not 10am eastern.

I checked last night (1/27) around 9pm eastern and only 7/27 permits were available. This morning (1/28) at 6:30am eastern permits for 7/28 were available. Based on this, I assume that permits are being released at midnight (no idea if it is eastern or pacific). I got my 7/28 permit this morning so I am not going to bother calling to figure things out.

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Re: Wilderness Permit Information

Post by SirBC » Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:45 am

There was talk last year of Inyo perhaps expanding the no walk-up policy beyond Whitney. Is there any indication of that happening this year?
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