Appalachian Trail Shelters
34.99902 -83.49408
34° 59.941'N 83° 29.645'W
34° 59' 56.5"N 83° 29' 38.7"W
17S 272384E 3875777N
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Carter Gap Shelter (new)   

Waypoint: CarterG2 34.99902,-83.49408
County/State: Clay NC
Elevation: 4540' or USGS elevation
93.3 miles from Springer and 2097.6 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ off miles. next shelter north ↑ 8.7 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: 8 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: None
USFS Land: Yes    Maintained by: Nantahala Hiking Club

Notes: "Blue blazes lead E to new shelter; water from spring on side trail to W, behind"
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)


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