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Re: [at-l] 13 Day AT Hike

At 10:41 AM 9/13/00 -0400, W F Thorneloe wrote:
>Don't do it. Whitley Gap Shelter is a pig sty, 1.2 miles off the trail, no 
>privy, and follows a horrible climb over a mountain specifically to get 
>near the access trail for the shelter.
>I'd suggest one of 2 options - 1) Yellow blaze from Testnatee Gap to Hogpen 
>Gap and use one of the campsites or walk another 4 miles to Low Gap Shelter
>or 2) Walk over the cursed mountain to see why Cowrock Mt got its name, and 
>camp near Hogpen Gap or further. There is water at Hogpen Gap, and is 
>probably the only water for a radius of 4 miles (unless we get a lot of
>At 09:12 AM 9/13/2000, John O wrote:
>>5. October 15
>>Wood's Hole Gap to Whitley Gap Shelter: 10.3

Thanks for your feedback.  We'll be revising our schedule as a result and
probably staying near Hogpen Gap.
John O  




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