Appalachian Trail Shelters
35.28248 -83.58211
35° 16.949'N 83° 34.927'W
35° 16' 56.9"N 83° 34' 55.6"W
17S 265164E 3907427N
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Wesser Bald Shelter   

Waypoint: WesserBal 35.28248,-83.58211
County/State: Macon NC
Elevation: 4115' or USGS elevation
130.8 miles from Springer and 2060.1 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 5.8 miles. next shelter north ↑ 4.9 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: 8 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: None
USFS Land: Yes    Maintained by: Nantahala Hiking Club

Notes: Water is available from spring 0.1 mi S on the AT(near sharp turn) and then 125
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)


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