Iron Chest Mine

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Location Buena Vista, CO
Rating Difficult,
Length 2.9mi
Time 4hrs

Vehicle Types

Overview

Negotiate difficult boulder field on way to mountaintop mines.

Classic hard-core trail with historic structures at Iron Chest Mine. Ghost House at start of trail requires short hike. (Mines private, stay out.)

Rating

Difficult
Trail Ratings Defined

A quarter-mile stretch of boulders at the beginning of the trail is brutal. After that, the trail is narrow in places, often with small washouts. Snow can block trail late. Not recommended for stock SUVs. Boulder field is very difficult for ATVs and UTVs.

Stats

Length

2.9mi

Time

4hrs

High Point

12,000ft

Best Time To Go

July-Oct

Current Conditions

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