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
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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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These maps, coordinates, and waypoint files are based on recent (2009) Appalachian Trail waypoints. You can often find more information on a particular shelter by visiting the AT groups that maintains that section of trail. For trail mileages between shelters go back to our list of shelters or visit the AT trail database and its trip calculator. AppalachianTrail.org has the latest trail conditions, maps, and trail guides.

Additional information:

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)


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