The Barcroft Observatory in the White Mountains - 2019
The full brochure/registration form is now posted at
and an easy to print GT Registraion form is located at
If you have never attended one of the workshops or are uncertain whether you are on the mailing list, contact registrar Paul Roark at one of the above G-mail addresses above -- GoldenTroutWorkshops@gmail.com or Roark.Paul@gmail.com.
Registrations, deposits, and final payments must be mailed to our Post Office box address, below.
For information on the facilities click here.
For a Brochure and Registration form, click here.
For an easy to print registration form, click here.
The Whites are located to the east of the Owens Valley. CCR is located at 10,150 ft. which is a similar elevation to our previous site at Golden Trout.
A non-refundable registration fee of $100 per person is due at the time of registration and
is included in the total fee/cost. Full payment must be received not later than May 1.
Absolutely no refunds will be made on cancellations after May 1 unless there is a replacement.
may be available but is the responsibility of individual guests.
The facility is at 10,150 feet, and day hikes and activities will go to somewhat higher elevations. If you have ever experienced problems with high elevations or have a heart condition, consult your doctor about potential altitude and medical problems prior to registering. The Crooked Creek Research facility does have internet connections.
Note that participants are expected to help with breakfast set up, dinner clean up, and room KP at the end of the session.
For more information on the Crooked Creek facilities,
A large (18 MP) topo map of most of the White Mountains was put together from numerous small topo maps. At 200 ppi this is about 43 by 104 inches -- not something that is convenient to carry around. However, for those who would like the map of the entire area, click here..
This large area map has been divided into 3 parts. These are still larger, but they are more convenient than the all-in-one map of the area, above. To download and save these separately. See below.
Letter size maps of the areas I expect we might be traveling to or hiking in are linked below. In addition to the 7 small maps, there is a larger one that shows the coverage of each of the smaller ones. The letter size maps should print well on any color printer. However, to get them onto a single page, I recommend you download them first, and then open them for printing. My browser does not fit them onto a single page if printed from the browser. Also, specify a higher quality paper than plain paper to get them to print with sufficient density to see the fine detail; again, my browser does not allow me to do that. Depending on the software you have, you may have to experiment with settings to get them right. I will bring a number of copies of the letter size maps to the workshop. They are numbered from 1 to 7, starting at the north end of our likely range of activities.
Click here to learn more about GT Natural History Workshops, their purposes and goals.Click here for a thorough discussion of altitude sickness.
Thank you for visiting us.