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

 

THE DATABOOK IS CLOSING PERMANENTLY ON 22nd AUGUST 2020

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Snowman - 11th Sept 2017

Appalachian Trail - showing hike:
20.30 Bee Cove Knob (2482') ←18.30|20.80→ Summit / Peak / Knob / Stamp,
21.50 NC 28 (1784') Soda machine. ←14.00|42.10→ State Road , Trail Crosses Road, Hard Surfaced Road ,
--- Fontana Village Resort PO. ZIP 28733. Lodging, Supplies, Restaurant.. Village, 2.00 W
--- $1 shuttle between Fontana Marina and Fontana Resort. Dial 265 from boat dock. Payphone,
22.60 Fontana Dam Road (1771') |0.40→ Trail on Road , Hard Surfaced Road ,
22.80 Fontana Dam Shelter (1840') 1983. Follow side road down hill. ←6.80|11.10→ Shelter / Lean-to , Tap / Faucet / Hosepipe , (20) 0.15 E
--- Flush toilets. Privy,
23.00 Fontana Dam Visitors Center (1704') Free hiker shower. Permit station. Centre is open 9am - 7pm from May through November. |271.90→ Historical Feature , Tap / Faucet / Hosepipe ,
--- Follow road between Fontana Shelter and Visitor Centre. Trail on Road ,
23.30 SR 1245 (1745') Great Smoky Mountains National Park Southern boundary. ←8.20|184.80→ Fire Access / Forestry Service Road, Hard Surfaced Road ,
--- At W of dam, trail follows road N. Trail on Road ,
27.30 Shuckstack Mountain (4020') ←90.70|6.90→ Mountain High Point (no summit) ,
--- Shuckstack Firetower Fire tower ,
28.50 Birch Spring Gap ←9.70|3.70→ Gap / Notch , Stream / Creek, Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.),
--- Tent pads. Camping Platform ,
32.20 Ekaneetlee Gap (3842') ←3.70|3.40→ Gap / Notch , Stream / Creek,
33.90 Mollies Ridge Shelter (4570') (1961) renovated in 2003. No privy. Covered porch, benches, cooking shelf. ←11.10|2.50→ Shelter / Lean-to , Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.), (12)
--- Fairly reliable spring. Spring, 0.30 E
34.20 Devil's Tater Patch (4775') ←6.90|6.30→ Mountain High Point (no summit) ,
35.60 Little Abrams Gap (4120') ←3.40|5.80→ Gap / Notch ,
36.40 Russell Field Shelter (4360') 1961. No privy. ←2.50|2.90→ Shelter / Lean-to , Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.), (14)
--- Go 150 yds on Russell Field Trail toward Cades Cove. Spring in 20ft to left of trail. Spring, 0.25 W
39.30 Spence Field Shelter (4915') On the Eagle Creek Trail. Popular with horse riders and bears. ←2.90|6.30→ Shelter / Lean-to , Privy, Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.), (12) 0.20 E
--- 150 yds down Eagle Creek Trail Spring, 0.15

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