Appalachian Trail Shelters
36.12348 -82.05428
36° 7.409'N 82° 3.257'W
36° 7' 24.5"N 82° 3' 15.4"W
17S 405126E 3998160N
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Overmountain Shelter   

Waypoint: Overmounta 36.12348,-82.05428
County/State: Avery NC
Elevation: 4550' or USGS elevation
385.6 miles from Springer and 1805.3 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 1.9 miles. next shelter north ↑ 18.0 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: 20 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: None
USFS Land: Yes    Maintained by: Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club

Notes: Shelter is known on some trail maps as Yellow Mountain Barn; water available--gb
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)

An old barn converted to shelter photo

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