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WARNING: THE DATA SHOWN IN THIS WEBSITE IS DANGEROUSLY OUT OF DATE.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:
40.50 Rocky Top (5441') ←6.30|14.70→ Mountain High Point (no summit) ,
41.10 Thunderhead Mtn (5527') East peak ←20.80|14.60→ Summit / Peak / Knob / Stamp,
41.40 Beechnut Gap ←5.80|4.40→ Gap / Notch , Brook,
45.60 Derrick Knob Shelter (4880') 1961 no privy ←6.30|5.50→ Shelter / Lean-to , Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.), (12)
--- Reliable. Spring,
--- Lots of tent spots in front of shelter. Stealth Campsite ,
45.80 Sam's Gap ←4.40|2.60→ Gap / Notch , Stream / Creek,
48.40 Buckeye Gap (4817') ←2.60|13.50→ Gap / Notch , Stream / Creek,
51.10 Silers Bald Shelter (5460') 1961/2001. No privy. Covered porch and benches. ←5.50|1.70→ Shelter / Lean-to , Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.), (12)
--- Reliable, 75 yds from shelter. Spring, 0.10 E
51.30 Silers Bald View of Clingmans Dome and Cove Mtn sunsets. ←61.50|16.20→ View,
52.80 Double Spring Gap Shelter (5505') 1963. Bear cage. ←1.70|6.30→ Shelter / Lean-to , Privy, Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.), (12)
--- Unreliable springs. Best source is near crest. Spring,
55.20 Mt. Buckley (6582') ←14.70|1.70→ Mountain High Point (no summit) ,
55.70 Clingmans Dome (6643') Highest Point on the AT. Definitely worth the trek to the observation tower on a clear day. ←14.60|30.60→ Summit / Peak / Knob / Stamp,
--- Near the day-hiker parking lot. Tap / Faucet / Hosepipe ,
--- Restroom near the day-hiker parking lot. Privy,
56.90 Mt. Love (6446') ←1.70|5.50→ Mountain High Point (no summit) ,
59.10 Mt. Collins Shelter (5870') 1960. A LONG trek down Sugarland Mtn trail. Always wet and damp. Gets lots of people traffic. ←6.30|7.50→ Shelter / Lean-to , (12) 0.50
--- Nice privy. Privy,
--- 200 yds beyond shelter on Sugarland trail. Spring, 0.10 W

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