Appalachian Trail Shelters
34.99998 -83.49476
34° 59.999'N 83° 29.686'W
34° 59' 59.9"N 83° 29' 41.2"W
17S 272324E 3875885N
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Carter Gap Shelter (old)   

Waypoint: CarterG1 34.99998,-83.49476
County/State: Macon NC
Elevation: 4540' or USGS elevation
93.3 miles from Springer and 2097.6 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 7.6 miles. next shelter north ↑ off 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: The old Carter Gap shelter is still in use; spring is downhill behind shelter--g


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