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Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Electronic Databook @ Hikerbox.net ©2019

 

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Snowman - 11th Sept 2017

Appalachian Trail - showing hike:
20.80 Cheoah Bald (5062') ←18.30|14.60→ 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
22.00 Sassafras Gap Shelter (4330') 2002. In ravine, 100 yds on Blue Blaze side trail. Loft with skylight. Porch, shelves, benches. ←9.10|7.70→ Shelter / Lean-to , Privy, (14)
--- Reliable spring in front of shelter. Spring,
22.90 Swim Bald (4717') ←4.30|2.90→ Stream / Creek,
24.40 Grassy Top (3400') ←6.10|9.20→ Elevation Marker,
25.80 Grassy Gap (3060') ←7.20|1.50→ Gap / Notch ,
--- Stream / Creek, N
27.30 Wright Gap (2315') You will have to look hard to find it. ←1.50|9.50→ Gap / Notch ,
--- Bring water with you from NOC. Stealth Campsite , (2)
28.90 NOC (Nantahala Outdoor Centre, Nantahala River) (1740') Resupply at outfitters may be limited at peak times. ←136.80|103.40→ Outfitter, Trail Crosses Road, Hard Surfaced Road , Hiker Hostel / Bunkhouse , Tap / Faucet / Hosepipe , Restaurant / Cafe ,
--- US Rte 19, US 74 To Wesser, NC State Road ,
--- Hobo Alley Follow railroad down river a bit, next to big rapids is a hill with campspots on top. Stealth Campsite , (99)
29.70 A. Rufus Morgan Shelter (2300') 1989. In small cove. No shelter sign. ←7.70|4.90→ Shelter / Lean-to , (6) 0.02 NE
--- Across the AT from shelter. Piped. Stream / Creek, SW
33.00 Jumpup Lookout (3650') A long tiring undulating slope from here to NOC. ←61.50|0.60→ View,
33.60 Fork Mtn (3622') Ups-n-downs between Wesser Bald shelter and here. ←9.20|9.80→ Elevation Marker, Stealth Campsite , View, (1)
34.60 Wesser Bald Shelter (4115') 1994. 100 yds to left of trail (NOBO). ←4.90|5.80→ Shelter / Lean-to , Privy, (8) 0.05 NW
--- Covered table and benches. Picnic Table ,
--- In clearing where Blue Blaze heads to shelter. Ground not level. Stealth Campsite , (3)
34.70 (4245') Concrete box spring 30 yds on Blue Blaze. Get water here for Shelter. ←12.70|3.50→ Spring, 0.02 SE
35.40 Wesser Bald (4627') Formerly a fire tower, now an observation deck. ←14.60|10.70→ Summit / Peak / Knob / Stamp, Vista (wide view) , 0.08 SE
--- At base of tower. Stealth Campsite , (1)
36.80 Tellico Gap (3850') ←9.50|4.80→ Gap / Notch , Trail Crosses Road, Gravel Surfaced Road,
--- NC Rte 1365 State Road ,
38.20 (4937') ←3.50|2.20→ Spring,
38.50 (5010') Side trail to Rocky Bald Lookout ←115.30|21.40→ Blue Blaze , 0.20 N
39.70 Copper Ridge Bald Lookout (5080') ←6.10|3.40→ View,

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