Iowa Shaft

Pitkin County, Colorado

Distance0.7mi
Elevation Gain198ft
Trailhead Elevation8,941ft
Top8,945ft
Elevation Min/Max8799/8945ft
Elevation Start/End8941/8941ft

Iowa Shaft

Iowa Shaft is a hiking and biking trail in Pitkin County, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 8,941 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 198 feet. The Iowa Shaft (elevation 8,960 feet) quarry is near the trailhead. The Champion Shaft Mine (elevation 8,711 feet) quarry can be seen along the trail. The trail ends near the Saint Joe Mine (elevation 8,789 feet) quarry. This trail connects with the following: Hunter Valley, Grand Turk, Smuggler Loop and Hunter Creek Cutoff.

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