Appalachian Trail Shelters
38.44409 -78.47041
38° 26.645'N 78° 28.225'W
38° 26' 38.7"N 78° 28' 13.5"W
17S 720762E 4258121N
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Bearfence Mountain Hut   

Waypoint: Bearfence 38.44409,-78.47041
County/State: Greene VA
Elevation: 3110' or USGS elevation
917.5 miles from Springer and 1273.4 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 12.4 miles. next shelter north ↑ 11.5 miles. all shelters
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Additional information:

Type: Shelter    Capacity: 6 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: None
USFS Land: No    Maintained by: Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

Notes: Spring 50 ft to right of hut is often dry by late summer; hut is for use of long
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)


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