Appalachian Trail Shelters
| WGS84 |
| 35.33086 || -83.66688 |
| 35° 19.852'N || 83° 40.013'W |
| 35° 19' 51.1"N || 83° 40' 0.8"W |
| 17S 257597E 3913000N |
|convert to NAD27|
Sassafras Gap Shelter Waypoint: Sassafras 35.33086,-83.66688
County/State: Swain NC
Elevation: 4330' or USGS elevation
143.6 miles from Springer and 2047.3 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 7.9 miles. next shelter north ↑ 9.1 miles. all shelters
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nearby shelters (mileage, bearing) (as the crow flies)
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You can often find more information on a particular
shelter by visiting the AT groups that maintains that section of trail.
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list of shelters.
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| Type: Shelter || Capacity: 7|| Fee: No|
| Near AT: Yes || Accuracy: GPS || Information: None|
|USFS Land: Yes || Maintained by: Smoky Mountain Hiking Club|
Notes: "A spring is located behind the shelter--gb, 89-90"
USGS quad: HEWITT
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)
Tom Dunigan TNlandforms.US