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Office Address
Colorado Trophies
Outfitter #1782
PO Box 249
Redvale, CO 81431

Physical Address
7000 County Road 44Z S (aka Lone Cone Road)
Norwood, CO 81423

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Phone:  (970) 327-4678
Fax:  (970) 327-4677
Email:  coloradotrophies@gmail.com

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Directions to Help You Get Here

From Raton, New Mexico proceed north to Walsenburg, CO. on I-25
From Walsenburg head west on Hwy. 160 all the way (past Durango) to Cortez
From Cortez head north on Hwy. 666 to Dove Creek
From Dove Creek take Hwy. 141 North until it reaches Hwy. 145
Turn Right, proceeding East on Hwy. 145 to Norwood, Colorado
Continue one mile East on Hwy. 145 past the town of Norwood
Turn Right (South) on Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S),
Take Lone Cone Road 7 miles you will see the Gurley Lake, we’re on the left
The log entrance has a sign that says “Wing Shadow Ranch” and on the fence near the gate is a sign that says “Colorado Trophies”.
From Colorado Springs take Highway 24 West to Johnson Village (which is just 2 miles south of Buena Vista).
Turn left (South) on Highway 285.
Proceed South to Poncha Springs and turn right (West) on Highway 50.
Go up over Monarch Pass, down through Gunnison (166 miles from Colo. Springs to Gunnison).
Continue west on Highway 50 another 65 miles, until you reach Montrose.

Once you reach Montrose, take 550 South 26 miles to Ridgway.
Then take 62 West (right) 23 miles
At Placerville stay right and Hwy 62 will become Hwy 145.
Following along the San Miguel River for about 16 miles, you will finally cross the bridge and begin the climb up Norwood Hill.
Proceed West up Norwood Hill on Hwy 145.
(Norwood Hill is about a 2 mile, steep hill with extreme drop offs along the canyon wall).

Once you’re at the top of Norwood Hill go about 1 mile.
Turn LEFT (South) on Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S).
(if you get to the Norwood Cemetery, you’ve missed your turn on Lone Cone Road).
Proceed 7.2 miles South and the Lodge is on the Left
(It’s the entrance just past the Gurley Lake Ranches.)
We have a sign over our driveway entrance that says “Wing Shadow Ranch”.

Once you reach Montrose, take 550 South to Ridgway
Then take 62 West (right) which will turn into Hwy 145.

Proceed West up Norwood Hill on Hwy 145.
(Norwood Hill is about a 2 mile, steep hill with extreme drop offs along the canyon wall).

Once you’re at the top of Norwood Hill go about 1 mile.
Turn LEFT (South) on Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S).
(if you get to the Norwood Cemetery, you’ve missed your turn on Lone Cone Road).

Proceed 7.2 miles South and the Lodge is on the Left.
(It’s the entrance just past the Gurley Lake Ranches.)
We have a sign over our driveway entrance that says “Wing Shadow Ranch”.

There are so many options, it’s really hard to say which is the best route. Tom has driven it several different ways and he still is not sure which is the best. Your Internet options might be able to give you an accurate idea on the mileage. Here is one option that we feel is pretty clear:

From Pueblo, CO take Highway 50 West through Canon City, Salida and up over Monarch Pass, down through Gunnison (159 miles from Pueblo to Gunnison).
Continue west on Highway 50 another 65 miles, until you reach Montrose.

Once you reach Montrose, take 550 South 26 miles to Ridgway.
Then take 62 West (right) 23 miles
At Placerville stay right and Hwy 62 will become Hwy 145.
Following along the San Miguel River for about 16 miles, you will finally cross the bridge and begin the climb up Norwood Hill.
Proceed West up Norwood Hill on Hwy 145.
(Norwood Hill is about a 2 mile, steep hill with extreme drop offs along the canyon wall).

Once you’re at the top of Norwood Hill go about 1 mile.
Turn LEFT (South) on Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S).
(if you get to the Norwood Cemetery, you’ve missed your turn on Lone Cone Road).

Proceed 7.2 miles South and the Lodge is on the Left.
(It’s the entrance just past the Gurley Lake Ranches.)
We have a sign over our driveway entrance that says “Wing Shadow Ranch”.

From Placerville turn left (west) on Highway 145.
Following along the San Miguel River for about 16 miles, you will finally cross the bridge and begin the climb up Norwood Hill.
Proceed West up Norwood Hill on Hwy 145.
(Norwood Hill is about a 2 mile, steep hill with extreme drop offs along the canyon wall).

Once you’re at the top of Norwood Hill go about 1 mile.
Turn LEFT (South) on Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S).
(if you get to the Norwood Cemetery, you’ve missed your turn on Lone Cone Road).

Proceed 7.2 miles South and the Lodge is on the Left.
(It’s the entrance just past the Gurley Lake Ranches.)
We have a sign over our driveway entrance that says “Wing Shadow Ranch”.

From Grand Junction, take Highway 50 Southeast through Delta, Olathe, and into Montrose.
Once you reach Montrose, take 550 South to Ridgway.
Then take Highway 62 West (right) which will turn into Hwy 145.
From Ridgway Norwood is about 38 miles west, along the winding San Miguel River.

Proceed West up Norwood Hill on Hwy 145.
(Norwood Hill is about a 2 mile, steep hill with extreme drop offs and no guard rails, along the canyon wall)

Once you’re at the top of Norwood Hill go about 1 mile.
Turn LEFT (South) on Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S).
(if you get to the Norwood Cemetery, you’ve missed your turn on Lone Cone Road).
**Proceed 7.2 miles South and the Lodge is on the Left.
(It’s the entrance just past the Gurley Lake Ranches.)
We have a sign over our driveway entrance that says “Wing Shadow Ranch” and a “Colorado Trophies” banner on the fence.

Alternate Route from Grand Junction:

Take Highway 50 Southeast to Highway 141.
Proceed on Highway 141 for about 2 hours.
This drive is very remote. Cell phones do not work and there is only one gas station in Gateway that is open sometimes.
About 4 miles past Naturita, Hwy 141 becomes Hwy 145 (stay to the left, do not turn right).
Proceed on Hwy 145 to Norwood.
Go one mile past Norwood to Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S) and turn Right.
From here follow the ** directions above.

Coming up from Cortez, take Highway 145 North.
Proceed through Placerville, turning left at the Junction of 62 and Highway 145, staying on 145.
Continue up Norwood Hill on Hwy. 145.
(Norwood Hill is about a 2 mile, steep hill with extreme drop offs along the San Miguel Canyon wall.

Once you’re at the top of Norwood Hill go about 1 mile.
Turn LEFT (South) on Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S).
(if you get to the Norwood Cemetery, you’ve missed your turn on Lone Cone Road).

Proceed 7.2 miles South and the Lodge is on the Left.
(It’s the entrance just past the Gurley Lake Ranches.)
We have a sign over our driveway entrance that says “Wing Shadow Ranch”.

Alternative Route from Cortez:

Take Hwy. 666 up through Dove Creek to Hwy 141.
Continuing North on 141 to Hwy 145 and turn right.
Proceed Southeast on Hwy. 145 to Norwood.
Go one mile past Norwood to Lone Cone Road (Lone Cone Road is also County Road 44z S), (just past the Norwood Cemetery).
Turn Right on Lone Cone Road.
Proceed 7.2 miles South and the Lodge is on the Left
(It’s the entrance just past the Gurley Lake Ranches.)
We have a sign over our driveway entrance that says “Wing Shadow Ranch”.