Appalachian Trail Shelters
36.63389 -81.78728
36° 38.033'N 81° 47.237'W
36° 38' 2"N 81° 47' 14.2"W
17S 429616E 4054548N
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The Place   

Waypoint: ThePlace 36.63389,-81.78728
County/State: Washington VA
Elevation: 1928' or USGS elevation
470.1 miles from Springer and 1720.8 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 10.2 miles. next shelter north ↑ 9.0 miles. all shelters
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Additional information:

Type: Hostel    Capacity: 0 Fee: Yes
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: Private Hostel
USFS Land: No    Maintained by: Mt. Rogers Appalachian Trail Club

Notes: "Hostel is at rear of Damascus United Methodist Church--gb, 138"
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)


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