Appalachian Trail Shelters
40.51312 -76.3464
40° 30.787'N 76° 20.784'W
40° 30' 47.2"N 76° 20' 47"W
18T 385935E 4485582N
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501 Shelter   

Waypoint: 501Shltr 40.51312,-76.3464
County/State: Berks PA
Elevation: 1460' or USGS elevation
1194.8 miles from Springer and 996.1 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 4.1 miles. next shelter north ↑ 15.1 miles. all shelters
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Additional information:

Type: Shelter    Capacity: 12 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: Fully enclosed; maintained by local care
USFS Land: No    Maintained by: Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club

Notes: "Fully enclosed, water, port-a-potty (in season); there is a caretaker year round"
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)

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