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Date Wednesday  7/31/2019
End Date Wednesday  7/31/2019
Group Denver
Event Title RMOTHG Shelf Lake
Start Time 6:00 AM
Status Complete
Leader Ronald Hileman
Member Price Free
Non-member Price Free
Available Participants 6
Waitlist Participants 1
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult B
Trail Mileage 7
Elevation Gain 2000
Driving Distance 90


Meeting Location: Fort Restaurant 19192 CO-8, Morrison, CO 80465


  • South on 285 23.5 mi to Loaf n Jug at Co-Rd 43A Deer Creek on right.
  • South on 285 14 mi to Grant
  • Right (north) on Guanella Pass Road 6.8 mi to Duck Creek FSR-119
  • Left on Duck Creek/FSR-119 1038 for 3 miles to Shelf Lake Parking on right.  This gravel road is rough!

For more info Contact

Ron Hileman





This beautiful high mountain hike goes along streams from 10,000 to 12,000 feet and has both wild flowers and great mountain views. While the round trip distance is only 7 miles this is a hike that rewards those of us who are in fairly good shape.

There are several stream crossings that require rock hopping. Boots should not get filled with water if as long as you don't slip of the wet stones.  There are some downed trees from an avalanche that are not very difficult to negotiate.

This is an all day trip so you shouldn't plan to go out dancing after dinner!



Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.