Appalachian Trail Shelters
36.10506 -82.12222
36° 6.304'N 82° 7.333'W
36° 6' 18.2"N 82° 7' 20"W
17S 398989E 3996184N
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Roan High Knob Shelter   

Waypoint: RoanHigh 36.10506,-82.12222
County/State: Carter TN
Elevation: 6275' or USGS elevation
378.5 miles from Springer and 1812.4 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 8.5 miles. next shelter north ↑ 5.2 miles. all shelters
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Additional information:

Type: Cabin    Capacity: 15 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: None
USFS Land: Yes    Maintained by: Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club

Notes: "Alt. 6285'; Highest shelter on AT, originally a fire warden's cabin, spring w/in"
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)

highest-elevation shelter on the AT, maintained by TEHCC and Wikipedia mountain info and photos and old fire tower info


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