Astun is located in the source of Aragon river, in the Pyrenees mountains near the borders of Spain with France. The station occupies two high mountain valleys, La Raca and Truchas each of which is accessible by a chairlift. The temperature varies from 2°C/35.60°F to 19°C/66.20°F throughout the year, with January being the coldest and August the warmest month. It is an ideal spot for many activities and excursions all around the year.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
- RELEVANT ACTIVITIES & OFFERS
Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Sugar Pine Railroad, Sonora, California USA
Hiking trails are spread everywhere across the mountains. There is something for everyone in the Sonora Pass region, as there are all kind of trails, easy, intermediate and high elevation and also long day adventures. One of the best trails to hike is Sugar Pine Railroad Trail.
It is a one way, 2.8 mi/4.5 km, moderate trail with an elevation gain of 500 ft/152.4 m. This trail follows the old Sugar Pine Railroad, which was used for delivering timber from remote areas of the forest to several sawmills. Nowadays it makes an excellent hiking trip, due to its gentle grade.
The beginning spot is at the Fraser Flat Road trailhead and the trail goes about 2.5 mi/4 km down to the river. Then follow it upstream on the south side of the river. It goes about 2.8 mi/4.5 km up to the connection with Old Strawberry road.
That it is another 1.5 mi/2.4 km farther on the road to finally reach Strawberry Store, where you can buy an ice cream or snack, before heading back.
No relevant activites found
If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.