Appalachian Trail Shelters
38.33314 -78.55835
38° 19.988'N 78° 33.501'W
38° 19' 59.3"N 78° 33' 30.1"W
17S 713411E 4245600N
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Hightop Hut   

Waypoint: Hightop 38.33314,-78.55835
County/State: Rockingham VA
Elevation: 3175' or USGS elevation
905.1 miles from Springer and 1285.8 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 8.2 miles. next shelter north ↑ 12.4 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: Hut is to be used by long-distance hikers only; spring is 400 ft downhill from h
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)


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