Appalachian Trail Shelters
| WGS84 |
| 35.69375 || -83.25653 |
| 35° 41.625'N || 83° 15.392'W |
| 35° 41' 37.5"N || 83° 15' 23.5"W |
| 17S 295824E 3952329N |
|convert to NAD27|
Tricorner Knob Shelter Waypoint: Tricorner 35.69375,-83.25653
County/State: Swain NC
Elevation: 5920' or USGS elevation
223.0 miles from Springer and 1967.9 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 5.2 miles. next shelter north ↑ 7.7 miles. all shelters
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nearby shelters (mileage, bearing) (as the crow flies)
NOAA weather near shelter
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These maps, coordinates, and waypoint files are based on recent (2009)
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.
the latest trail conditions, maps, and trail guides.
| Type: Shelter || Capacity: 12|| Fee: No|
| Near AT: Yes || Accuracy: GPS || Information: None|
|USFS Land: No || Maintained by: Smoky Mountain Hiking Club|
Notes: "Spring is nearby--gb, 46"
USGS quad: MT GUYOT
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)
Remotest point in TN? -- 4+ miles to nearest road, according to
News Sentinel article
35.688871,-83.262976 5.3 miles from roads), but
my remote point calculations suggest
Wikipedia's Tricorner Knob
Tom Dunigan TNlandforms.US