GAF-Elk Grand Canyon™
Lifetime Designer Shingles

"The Ultimate Choice For A Rugged Wood Shake Look"

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For Homeowners

  • Sophisticated Design...
    Carefully sculpted shingle tabs combined with a subtle “shadow effect” result in a sophisticated yet rugged design
  • Incredible Appearance...
    Grand Canyon’s massive, extra-thick shingle tabs are up to 20% thicker, to give your roof the unmatched dimensionality and depth of real wood shakes
  • Super-Heavyweight “Plus” Construction...
    At over 400 lbs. per square, compare Grand Canyon shingles to any of the so-called “heavyweight” shingles on the market!
  • Natural Color Palette...
    Specially-formulated color palette is designed to accentuate Grand Canyon’s natural wood shake look
  • High Performance...
    Custom-specified, ultra-high performance Micro Weave® core provides better protection layer for layer
  • Safer...
    Class A fire listing from Underwriters Laboratories—the highest rating possible—and safer than wood shakes!
  • Stays In Place...
    Dura Grip® adhesive seals each shingle tightly and reduces the risk of shingle blow-off. Shingles now warranted to withstand winds up to 130 mph!1
  • limited warrantyThe Ultimate Peace Of Mind...
    Lifetime ltd. warranty with Smart Choice® Protection for the first ten years (non-prorated material and installation labor)2
  • Perfect Finishing Touch...
    For the best look, use Timbertex® Distinctive Ridge Cap shingles. (In the West, use high profile Ridglass® Ridge Cap shingles, or Sequoia®/Canyon™ Ridge Cap shingles are also a good choice.)

For Professionals

  • Quicker Installation...
    Large 17" x 40"shingle with 5"exposure installs from either direction to save labor—allowing you to offer superior value and greater homeowner satisfaction
  • More Referrals...
    Unique and distinctive design that other homeowners will notice!
  • Greater Customer Satisfaction...
    StainGuard® helps assure the beauty of your roof against unsightly blue-green algae2

Application Instructions

Grand Canyon™ Shingles- Application Instructions

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Grand Canyon™ Specifications

  • Super Heavyweight “PLUS” design
  • Fiberglass Asphalt Construction
  • StainGuard® Protection
  • Lifetime Ltd. Transferable Warranty2
  • 10 Yr. Smart Choice® Protection
  • 130 mph Ltd. Wind Warranty1
  • Listed Class A Fire–UL 790
  • Dade County Approved
  • Passes ASTM D7158, Class H
  • ASTM D3161 Type 1
  • ASTM D3018 Type 1
  • ASTM D34623
  • CSA A123.5-98
  • Florida Building Code Approved
  • Texas Department of Insurance
  • ICC Report Approval
  • 17" x 40" size
  • Approx. 72 Pieces/Square
  • Approx. 6 Bundles/Square
  • Approx. 360 Nails/Square
  • 5" Exposure

Starter Strip Shingles
(Western region only)

  • Product Size 13 1/4" x 40"
  • 18 Starter Sheets Per Bundle
  • 4 Nails Per Piece (Approx.)

Ridge Cap Shingles
(Western region only)

  • 72 Pieces/Bundle
  • 33.75 Linear Feet/Bundle
  • 2 Nails Per Piece (Approx.)
  • 5 5/8" Exposure
  • Approx. 10" Width

Ridge Cap Shingles
(Western region only)

  • 8" Exposure
  • 48 Pieces/Box
  • Coverage: 31 Linear Feet/Box
  • Available in 8" and 10" widths
  • 2 Nails/Piece (Approx.)
  • Approx. 160 Pieces Per 100 Linear Ft. of Coverage

Ridge Cap Shingles
(All regions except West)

  • StainGuard® Protection
  • Listed Class A Fire–UL 790
  • Dade County Approved
  • ASTM D34623
  • 20 Linear Ft. of Coverage per Bundle
  • 30 Pieces/Bundle
  • 2 Nails Per Piece (Approx.)
  • 8" Exposure
  • 5 Bundles Per 100 Linear Ft. of Coverage

1 This wind coverage requires special installation; see ltd.   

   warranty for details

2 See ltd. warranty for complete coverage and restrictions

3 Product is manufactured to meet or exceed ASTM D3462; values

  from subsequent testing will vary depending on storage conditions.


The many layers of a
Grand Canyon™ Shingle

Diamond Cut™ Granules...
Multi-faceted design and light-reflective construction add dimension and depth to the shingle

UV Blocker (Granules)...
Protects against damaging sunlight which improves the durability and extends the life of the shingle

Color Lock™ Ceramic Firing (Granules)...
Maintains the true color of the shingle longer

Dura Grip® Adhesive...
Locks the shingles in place on the roof, gripping tight even in strong gale-force winds

SpecSelect Grading System (Asphalt)...
Use of finest quality asphalt improves weathering in harsh conditions

Micro Weave® Core...
Offers a superior strength foundation that resists cracking and splitting

FiberTech® Components (Core)...
Incorporates fibers that are non-combustible, providing a UL Class A fire rating

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Note: It is difficult to reproduce the color clarity and actual color blends of these products. Before selecting your color, please ask to see several full-size shingles.