Augspurger Mountain Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews

Augspurger Mountain Trail is a 11.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Carson, Washington that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
11.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
4409 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

hiking
4 days ago

Hiked 04/19/18. Snow accumulations still at the summit. 2-4”, but it’s not really an issue and it should be gone in the next week or so. Wildflowers are just leafing out up top and seem to be about 2-3 weeks behind those that are down below on the Dog Mountain/Augspurger leg of the trail. As mentioned in other reviews, the vegetation along the trail, especially just before the summit, is crowding the trail edge. Most of this seems to be Timbleberry. This is less of a 'finding your way' problem as it is 'your legs will get very wet' problem if it had just rained. Went beyond the summit to explore some of the ridge line as recording illustrates.

hiking
7 months ago

Back half is badly overgrown in many places. Front half has a lot of poison oak along the trail. Top of Augspurger Mountain has a small meadow, but that is completely surrounded by trees, rendering the view compromised at best. No lookouts better than what you get going up Dog Mountain. Do not recommend.

hiking
Sunday, April 16, 2017