Natural arch-like opening in a rock mass.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
37.5861055°, -110.0170768°
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6089 ft. (1856 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. The Shoe is covered by the Moss Back Butte, UT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Arches

Owachomo Bridge 0.3 mi
Indian Foot 1.2 mi
Kachina Bridge 1.2 mi
Sipapu Bridge 2.7 mi
Stimper Arch 6.7 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Bridge View Man-made 0.3 mi
Tuwa Canyon Land 0.4 mi
To-ko-chi Canyon Land 0.6 mi
Bridge View Man-made 1.0 mi
Armstrong Canyon Land 1.2 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is NATURAL BRIDGES NATL which is approximately 3 miles away and has an elevation of 6,500 feet (411 feet higher than The Shoe). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 1.04" 38.8° 17.8°
February .75" 43.9° 22.6°
March 1.14" 50.9° 28.0°
April .83" 60.0° 33.9°
May .81" 70.5° 42.6°
June .45" 82.3° 52.0°
July 1.16" 87.7° 58.4°
August 1.48" 85.0° 56.9°
September 1.24" 76.5° 49.6°
October 1.52" 63.7° 38.4°
November .97" 48.6° 26.8°
December .80" 40.0° 19.1°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 56% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 54% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 91% of other locations on record.