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Re: Va. Shelters

-- [ From: Joe O'Neill * EMC.Ver #2.10P ] --

> Greetings,
>    I just received my SW Virginia trail guide from the ATC this
> and plan to do a hike in March.  Two qusetions...
> 1.  The map lists a "Proposed Shelter"  a few miles east of Saunders
> Shelter, but I noticed the print date was 1994.  Is there a shelter
> now?
> 2.  Secondly, I'm considering a circuit hike including parts of the
> Mt. Trail.  Does anyone know the condition of the shelters along IMT
> (specifically Sandy Flats).  I hope "old Appalachian trail" doesn't
> it's not kept up.
> Any other commments would be great, too!
> cyung@ms.uky.edu

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I made a note in my AT Data Book: "Lost Mtn Shelter, new 06/94" and
placed it between the 16.9 and 18.1 Miles from Damascus, Va. I'm sure
the source was either the ATN or the Trail Register.

I haven't done that section so I can't help you with your IMT question.

Joe O'Neill
GA=>VA '96