THE Databook™

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Electronic Databook @ Hikerbox.net ©2020

 

THE DATABOOK IS CLOSING PERMANENTLY ON 22nd AUGUST 2020

WARNING: THE DATA SHOWN IN THIS WEBSITE IS DANGEROUSLY OUT OF DATE.

Due to the potential for real harm to real people I am intending to shut THE Databook down.
Please contact me if you are interested in continuing to run this project.

Snowman - 11th Sept 2017

Appalachian Trail - showing hike:
0.80 Sassafras Gap Shelter (4330') 2002. In ravine, 100 yds on Blue Blaze side trail. Loft with skylight. Porch, shelves, benches. ←7.70|9.10→ Shelter / Lean-to , Privy, (14)
--- Reliable spring in front of shelter. Spring,
2.00 Cheoah Bald (5062') ←14.60|18.30→ Summit / Peak / Knob / Stamp, Stealth Campsite , (99)
--- Possibly water available. Look for ribbons/tape markers in trees to SW. Steep and difficult. Spring, 0.35 SW
4.20 Locust Cove Gap (3645') ←7.20|3.30→ Gap / Notch , Stealth Campsite , Stream / Creek, (99)
4.50 (3847') ←6.10|0.90→ Elevation Marker,
5.40 Simp Gap (3530') ←0.90|0.40→ Elevation Marker,
5.80 (3856') ←0.40|2.50→ Elevation Marker,
7.50 Stecoah Gap (3165') ←3.30|1.00→ Gap / Notch , Hard Surfaced Road , Trail Crosses Road, Picnic Table ,
--- NC 143 State Road ,
--- To East of small picnic area. Stream / Creek, E
--- About 200ft West on highway, follow overgrown logging road. Spring is on left. Spring, W
8.30 (3513') ←2.50|0.60→ Elevation Marker,
8.50 Sweetwater Gap (3252') ←1.00|3.40→ Gap / Notch ,
8.90 (3892') ←0.60|1.50→ Elevation Marker,
9.90 Brown Fork Gap Shelter (3800') 1996. ←9.10|6.10→ Shelter / Lean-to , (6) 0.10 NE
--- Privy is located below shelter (N). Privy, 0.02 N
--- Reliable spring is downhill to right (E) of shelter. Spring, 0.01 E
10.10 Brown Fork Gap (3570') ←2.60|2.60→ Stream / Creek,
10.40 Bushnell 5 (3912') ←1.50|2.00→ Elevation Marker,
11.90 Hogback Gap (3496') ←3.40|0.80→ Gap / Notch ,
12.40 (4135') ←2.00|0.70→ Elevation Marker,
12.70 Cody Gap (3609') ←0.80|2.40→ Gap / Notch , Stealth Campsite , (99)
--- Follow side trail W. Stream / Creek, 0.10 W
13.10 (3895') ←0.70|365.10→ Elevation Marker,
15.10 Yellow Creek Gap (2960') ←2.40|2.30→ Gap / Notch , Gravel Surfaced Road, Trail Crosses Road,
--- Yellow Creek Mtn road Fire Access / Forestry Service Road,
16.00 Cable Gap Shelter (2880') 1939/1988. Thriving mice community. ←6.10|6.80→ Shelter / Lean-to , Privy, (6)
--- Adjacent stream out front. Stream / Creek,
--- Up behind shelter. Stealth Campsite , (2) NW
17.40 Black Gum Gap (3400') ←2.30|1.40→ Gap / Notch ,
18.80 Walker Gap (3450') Alternate difficult short-cut route is 2.2m W to Fontana Village Resort. ←1.40|9.70→ Gap / Notch ,

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