Appalachian Trail Shelters
| WGS84 |
| 35.5617 || -83.7322 |
| 35° 33.702'N || 83° 43.932'W |
| 35° 33' 42.1"N || 83° 43' 55.9"W |
| 17S 252367E 3938772N |
|convert to NAD27|
Spence Field Shelter Waypoint: SpenceFld 35.5617,-83.7322
County/State: Swain NC
Elevation: 4915' or USGS elevation
182.5 miles from Springer and 2003.4 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 2.9 miles. next shelter north ↑ 6.3 miles. all shelters
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| Type: Shelter || Capacity: 12|| Fee: No|
| Near AT: Yes || Accuracy: GPS || Information: None|
|USFS Land: No || Maintained by: Smoky Mountain Hiking Club|
Notes: "Privy and spring are nearby--gb, 61"
USGS quad: THUNDERHEAD MT
thebackpacker.com: Spence Field Shelter
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)
Tom Dunigan TNlandforms.US