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Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Electronic Databook @ Hikerbox.net ©2018

 

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Snowman - 11th Sept 2017

Appalachian Trail - showing hike:
90.70 Carter Gap Shelter (4540') Two shelters, the old: sleep 6, on West of AT and new: sleeps 8, on SE side of gap, 50 yds N. ←7.60|6.80→ Shelter / Lean-to , (14)
--- Behind new shelter. Privy, S
--- 300ft downhill behind old shelter. Spring,
--- Under overhang Picnic Table ,
--- Stealth Campsite , (20)
--- Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.),
91.10 (4700') Stream crosses AT. ←2.70|6.40→ Stream / Creek,
91.90 (4815') ←28.10|20.80→ View, E
92.50 (4695') ←1.80|1.90→ Stealth Campsite , (2)
94.40 Betty Creek Gap (4300') ←6.90|0.90→ Gap / Notch ,
--- Stealth Campsite , (10)
--- Spring 60yds behind fallen tree. Spring, 0.01 E
--- Betty Creek trail Blue Blaze , N
95.20 (4435') Spring crosses AT. ←0.80|0.30→ Spring,
95.30 Mooney Gap (4466') Among the wettest places in Eastern US ←0.90|1.40→ Gap / Notch ,
--- USFS 83 Fire Access / Forestry Service Road,
--- Trail Crosses Road,
--- Gravel Surfaced Road,
--- Beside road. Stealth Campsite , (1)
95.50 (4522') Big pipe. ←0.30|7.30→ Spring,
96.60 USFS 67 (4821') ←1.30|17.70→ Fire Access / Forestry Service Road,
--- Bear Pen Trail Blue Blaze , E
--- 3 sites SW, 1 site SE ~40yds. Stealth Campsite , (4)
96.70 Bearpen Gap (4780') ←1.40|3.60→ Gap / Notch ,
--- Camping just S of Bearpen Gap Stealth Campsite , (1)
96.90 Albert Mtn (5220') Bit of a scramble in places. Bad weather bypass on W of Mtn along road. ←12.30|19.80→ Summit / Peak / Knob / Stamp,
--- Fire tower ,
--- Great sunrise in good weather Vista (wide view) ,
97.50 Big Spring Shelter (4940') 1959 ←6.80|5.30→ Shelter / Lean-to , (8) 0.10 W
--- Privy, S
--- Covered Picnic Table ,
--- Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.),
--- Big Spring Creek Down, behind shelter. Concrete collection box. If dry follow creek bed ~200ft to trickle source. Stream / Creek, N
--- Stealth Campsite , (12)
98.80 Sassafras Ridge (4707') 3 streams cross AT about 200yds apart. Southern one is biggest. ←1.30|4.93→ Stream / Creek,
100.30 Glassmine Gap 100 mile point ←3.60|2.60→ Gap / Notch ,
--- Long Branch trail. Blue Blaze , S
101.20 (4539') ←3.70|1.60→ Stealth Campsite , (4) N
102.80 Rock Gap Shelter (3760') 1965. Recent overhang for cooking. A few hundred feet from FS67 ←5.30|7.50→ Shelter / Lean-to , (8)
--- Privy,
--- Under adjacent shelter overhang. Shelf. Picnic Table ,
--- Food Storage (Bear Cable, Bear Box, Pole, etc.),
--- Two springs to left and behind shelter. Spring,
--- Nearby parking area has level ground. Tenting area just North Stealth Campsite ,
102.90 Rock Gap (3736') Parking area. ←2.60|0.80→ Gap / Notch ,
--- USFS 67 No yellows. Hard Surfaced Road ,
--- Standing Indian Campground Follow paved road to Forestry Service Campground. $14 tentsites, showers, etc. (Apr 1-Nov 31) Commercial Campsite , 1.50 SW
--- Wasilik Poplar Second largest Poplar tree in the US. 26ft circumference in 1986, 135 ft high. Blue Blaze , 0.50 E
103.70 Wallace Gap (3738') ←0.80|2.90→ Gap / Notch ,
--- Old US Rte 64 State Road ,
--- Trail Crosses Road,
--- Hard Surfaced Road ,
103.73 (3785') Piped ←4.93|2.87→ Stream / Creek,
104.00 (3985') ←1.20|0.50→ Stealth Campsite , (1)
104.50 (4200') ←0.50|3.00→ Stealth Campsite , (1)
106.60 Winding Stair Gap (3848') ←2.90|2.00→ Gap / Notch ,
--- US 64 State Road ,
--- Trail Crosses Road,
--- Franklin, NC. PO Zip: 28734 - All services. Havens Budget Inn (828) 524-4403 Major Town, 10.00 E
--- Piped. At edge of parking space. Stream / Creek,
--- N side of gap, 100yds on AT. Waterfall (reachable) ,
106.80 (3826') AT crosses stream. ←0.20|0.70→ Stream / Creek,
--- Footbridge,
107.50 (4019') ←3.00|1.10→ Stealth Campsite , (2)
--- Stream crosses AT. Stream / Creek,
107.70 (4059') Swinging Lick Gap ←0.20|2.60→ Stream / Creek,
108.60 Panther Gap (4444') ←2.00|2.20→ Gap / Notch ,
--- Stealth Campsite , (2)

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