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Shellrock Pass

North Cascades > Pasayten
48.6560, -120.5129 Map & Directions
3.5 miles, one-way
Elevation Gain
1,745 feet
Highest Point
7,487 feet
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Wildfire: Trail closed to Ferguson Lake trail junction

  • Mountain views
  • Dogs allowed on leash
  • Ridges/passes

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The Shellrock Pass trail has not been maintained for 25 years. However, the way is relatively easy to follow if you have a map and are familiar with cross-country travel. Continue reading

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Hiking Shellrock Pass

The Shellrock Pass trail has not been maintained for 25 years. It is possible to follow it with good navigational skills and advance planning. While the trail itself is only 4 miles, it does not have a trailhead of its own and must be accessed via Robinson Creek (21.5 miles) or Monument Creek (16 miles).

Shellrock Pass

Map & Directions

Co-ordinates: 48.6560, -120.5129 Open in Google Maps

Before You Go

Wildfire: Trail closed to Ferguson Lake trail junction

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WTA Pro Tip: Save a copy of our directions before you leave! App-based driving directions aren't always accurate and data connections may be unreliable as you drive to the trailhead.

Getting There

From Winthrop, drive 14 miles west on Highway 20, turn right onto Lost River Road (county road #9140). Follow Lost River Road through Mazama to the end of the paved road at 7.5 miles. The road becomes gravel on Hart’s Pass forest service road 5400, 22 miles northwest of Winthrop. Travel about 0.25 mile, turn right into Monument Trailhead.

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North Cascades > Pasayten

Shellrock (#484A)

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Methow Valley Ranger District

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