Appalachian Trail Shelters
35.32427 -83.59018
35° 19.456'N 83° 35.411'W
35° 19' 27.4"N 83° 35' 24.7"W
17S 264551E 3912083N
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A. Rufus Morgan Shelter   

Waypoint: ARufusM 35.32427,-83.59018
County/State: Swain NC
Elevation: 2300' or USGS elevation
135.7 miles from Springer and 2055.2 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 4.9 miles. next shelter north ↑ 7.9 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. has the latest trail conditions, maps, and trail guides.

Additional information:

Type: Shelter    Capacity: 6 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: None
USFS Land: Yes    Maintained by: Nantahala Hiking Club

Notes: "Shelter is 200 ft to E of AT; stream on W of AT--gb, 93"
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)

photo and Rufus Morgan bio

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