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Iron Chest 4X4 Trail is a 2.7 mile one way 4x4 trip with 1,956 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 33 miles east-northeast of Gunnison Colorado. July and August are the best months to enjoy this trip. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Overview: Iron Chest 4X4 Trail is an extremely rough trail that will take you from St. Elmo to the Iron Chest Mine.
Check out the Official Route and Triplog.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.