Appalachian Trail Shelters
35.5619 -83.7669
35° 33.714'N 83° 46.014'W
35° 33' 42.8"N 83° 46' 0.8"W
17S 249222E 3938882N
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Russell Field Shelter   

Waypoint: RussellFi 35.5619,-83.7669
County/State: Blount TN
Elevation: 4360' or USGS elevation
180.4 miles from Springer and 2010.5 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 3.1 miles. next shelter north ↑ 2.9 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: 14 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: None
USFS Land: No    Maintained by: Smoky Mountain Hiking Club

Notes: "Spring is 150 yds W on Russell Field Trail toward Cades Cove--gb, 57"
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)
It's really 3.3 miles to Mollies Ridge shelter.

September,2010 makeover

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