Shay Mountain Trail

Monticello, Utah 84535

Shay Mountain Trail

Shay Mountain Trail Professional Review and Guide

"This hike is for experienced hikers familiar with routefinding and map reading. Shay Mountain is heavily grazed, so expect cows in summer. Despite the bovine intrusion, this area is one of the least traveled in this book.

At the summit, below you lie steep cliffs forested with aspens and pines on top, then pinyon-juniper, giving way to the underlying red sandstone cliff strata from which the entire canyonlands area has eroded."

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Trail Information

Monticello
Nearby City
7
Distance
2,835 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
3 to 4.5 hours
Duration
June to October
Season
Manti- La Sal National Forest, Monticello Ranger District
Local Contacts
USGS Shay Mountain; Trails Illustrated Manti- La Sal National Forest
Local Maps

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Jul 2018