Access to The Shard, Sugarloaf, Chaffin Peaks, & Chaffin Point
Drive south on Hwy 93 from Darby, MT for about 4.5 miles. Turn right (south)
onto the West Fork Road (473)
. Go only about 100 yards, then turn right (southwest)
onto Tin Cup-Chaffin Road (no sign)
Continue for about 2.8 miles to an unmarked junction and stay to the right (continuing westward)
. Drive for a little over a mile to the trailhead which is located at a right-turning switchback. The trailhead will be on your left (west)
There used to be only limited parking space, but during the summer of 2008 the Forest Service added a new parking area for several more vehicles.
There are no restroom facilities.
For information about the climbers' routes accessed from this trailhead, see the links included in the picture's descriptions.