Waypoint: PoplarStampGap

mile 45.77 / Campsite


Camping. E 0.1 miles to a water source.

Waypoint: AT4733

mile 46.79 / Water

Waypoint: AT4745

mile 46.90 / Water

Waypoint: AT4838

mile 47.83 / Water

Waypoint: ColdSpringsGap

mile 48.36 / Gap

Waypoint: ChattahoocheeGap

mile 49.54 / Trail Junction


W 6 miles to via Jacks Knob Trail to Brasstown Bald, the highest mountain in Georgia.

Waypoint: RedClayGap

mile 50.27 / Gap

Waypoint: AT5158

mile 51.00 / Trail Junction


W to campsite

Waypoint: HensonGap

mile 51.60 / Gap

Waypoint: AT5196

mile 51.93 / Water


Small spring.

Waypoint: BlueMtnShelterSpur

mile 52.00 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Blue Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: BlueMtn

mile 52.79 / Summit

Waypoint: UnicoiGap

mile 54.35 / Parking


Unicoi Gap, Ga. 75, north AT trailhead. Large parking lot. East 9 miles to Helen, GA. A simulacrum of Bavaria in the Georgia hills, Helen offers all amenities including numerous motels, restaurants, laundromat, and a library. Shuttles (706) 878-3715. Betty's Country Store and Deli, long-term resupply. West 11 miles to Hiawassee, GA which is more often accessed at Dicks Creek Gap.

Waypoint: AT5562

mile 55.00 / Water

Waypoint: ATRockyMtnTrail

mile 55.24 / Trail Junction


The AT joins the Rocky Mountain Trail.

Waypoint: RockyMtn

mile 55.72 / Summit

Waypoint: IndianGraveGapGA

mile 57.01 / Parking


USFS 283.

Waypoint: AT5778

mile 57.74 / Road


USFS 79 aka Tray Mtn Road.

Waypoint: CheeseFactory

mile 58.07 / Campsite


Water source is a spring 0.1 miles east.

Waypoint: TrayGap

mile 58.80 / Road


Tray Gap, intersection of USFS 79 and 698, parking.

Waypoint: TrayMtn

mile 59.59 / Summit

Waypoint: TrayMtnCamp

mile 59.74 / Campsite


Small campsite.

Waypoint: TrayMtnShelterTr

mile 59.99 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Tray Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: WolfpenGap

mile 61.14 / Gap

Waypoint: SteeltrapGap

mile 61.72 / Gap


West 250 yards to spring.

Waypoint: YounglickKnob

mile 62.24 / Summit

Waypoint: SwagOfTheBlueRidge

mile 63.56 / Gap

Waypoint: SassafrasGap

mile 64.71 / Gap


Campsite. E 200 yards to Johns Spring.

Waypoint: AddisGap

mile 65.55 / Campsite


E 0.4 miles to USFS 26 and S Fork Moccasin Creek.

Waypoint: DeepGap

mile 67.49 / Shelter Junction


East 0.3 miles to Deep Gap Shelter, spring passed en route.

Waypoint: AT6923

mile 69.76 / Scenic Area


Sign for vista.

Waypoint: MorelandGap

mile 69.87 / Gap

Waypoint: MorelandSpring

mile 70.01 / Water


Piped spring.

Waypoint: DicksCreek

mile 70.72 / Water

Waypoint: DicksCreekGap

mile 71.10 / Shelter Junction


U.S. 76, Dicks Creek Gap. West 0.5 miles to Top of Georgia Hostel, http://www.topofgeorgiahostel.com/, 706-982-3252, gear shop, resupply. West 11 miles to Hiawassee, GA.

Waypoint: AT7298

mile 72.18 / Trail Junction


E 100 yards to water.

Waypoint: CowartGap

mile 72.90 / Gap


ATV trail.

Waypoint: BullGap2

mile 74.42 / Gap

Waypoint: AT7602

mile 75.18 / Water

Waypoint: PlumorchardGap

mile 75.59 / Shelter Junction


West 200 yards to a spring. East 0.2 miles to Plumorchard Gap Shelter.

Waypoint: AsKnob

mile 76.35 / Summit

Waypoint: BlueRidgeGap

mile 76.88 / Road


Charles Creek Road.

Waypoint: RichCoveGap

mile 78.07 / Gap

Waypoint: GA-NC

mile 79.91 / Scenic Area


AT crosses the Georgia-North Carolina line.

Waypoint: BlyWaterSpur

mile 79.96 / Trail Junction


E 50' to water.

Waypoint: BlyCampSpur

mile 80.01 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BlyGap

mile 80.05 / Tree


Bly Gap, twisted oak.

Waypoint: SharpTop

mile 80.42 / Summit

Waypoint: SassafrasGapNC

mile 81.89 / Gap

Waypoint: AT8348

mile 82.57 / Water

Waypoint: ATRavenRockTr

mile 82.81 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: MuskratCreekShelter

mile 82.85 / Shelter


Sleeps 8, privy. Water source is just south of the shelter.

Waypoint: WhiteOakStamp

mile 83.60 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: ATChunkyGal

mile 83.86 / Trail Junction


Chunky Gal Trail junction with the AT.

Waypoint: WateroakGap

mile 84.69 / Gap

Waypoint: AT8594

mile 85.00 / Water


Small spring.

Waypoint: DeepGapNC

mile 86.78 / Gap


USFS 71, Deep Gap, parking. W on Kimsey Creek Trail to Standing Indian Campground, with paid camping, bathrooms, showers, camp store.

Waypoint: StandingIndianTr

mile 87.68 / Shelter Junction


50 yards to Standing Indian Shelter.

Waypoint: StandingIndianJct

mile 89.24 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: AT9205

mile 91.06 / Water


Spring.

Waypoint: BeechGap

mile 92.11 / Trail Junction


Beech Gap, junction of the AT with Beech Gap Trail, camping. W 0.1 miles on the Beech Gap Trail to a water source.

Waypoint: AT9351

mile 92.51 / Water


Small stream.

Waypoint: KilbyCreek

mile 92.84 / Water


AT crosses Kilby Creek.

Waypoint: AT9424

mile 93.24 / Water


Stream.

Waypoint: ColemanGap

mile 93.85 / Gap

Waypoint: ATTimberRidgeTr

mile 94.88 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: CarterGapWaterSpur

mile 95.25 / Trail Junction


W to a water source.

Waypoint: CarterGapShTr

mile 95.28 / Shelter Junction


E 200' to Carter Gap Shelter, W 0.1 miles to water source.

Waypoint: AT9676

mile 95.74 / Water

Waypoint: BettyCrGap

mile 98.96 / Gap

Waypoint: USFS83

mile 99.81 / Road


AT crosses USFS 83 near Mooney Gap.

Waypoint: AT10101

mile 99.92 / Water


Culvert.

Waypoint: BearpenGap

mile 100.71 / Gap


AT and USFS 67.

Waypoint: ATBearpenTr

mile 101.12 / Trail Junction


AT joins Bearpen Trail near USFS 67.

Waypoint: AlbertMtn

mile 101.38 / Summit


Firetower, campsite.

Waypoint: AT10269

mile 101.58 / Trail Junction


Spur trail west to FS 67

Waypoint: BigSpringGap

mile 101.95 / Water


Pinnacle Trail joins the AT.

Waypoint: LongBrShelterTr

mile 103.84 / Shelter Junction


West 100 yards to Long Branch Shelter.

Waypoint: ATLongBranchTr

mile 104.66 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT with the Long Branch Trail. West 2 miles to Standing Indian Campground.

Waypoint: GlassmineGap

mile 105.07 / Gap

Waypoint: RockGapShelterTr

mile 107.16 / Shelter Junction


West 100 yards to Rock Gap Shelter, spring.

Waypoint: RockGapShelterN

mile 107.27 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: RockGap

mile 107.40 / Parking


Rock Gap, USFS 67. West 1.5 miles on USFS 67 to Standing Indian Campground, a paid USFS campground with showers, bathrooms and a camp store.

Waypoint: WallaceGap

mile 107.99 / Road


USFS 67 and W Old Murphy Rd (Old U.S. 67).

Waypoint: AT10794

mile 108.10 / Water

Waypoint: AT11021

mile 110.36 / Water


Stream.

Waypoint: WindingStairGap

mile 111.10 / Parking


Piped spring on south side of road. East to Franklin, NC. Lodging options include Ron Haven's Budget Inn, The Sapphire Inn, Comfort Inn, Microten Inn, Hiker's Den Hostel (same phone as Haven's Budget Inn, (828) 524-4403), Gooder Grove AT and Adventure Hostel, (828) 332-9228. Long-term resupply at Ingles Supermarket, BiLo, Walmart. Outdoor 76 and Three Eagles Outfitters offer camping equipment and shoes. Macon County Transit, (828) 349-2222 offering rides at $3 pp at 9:30a, 12:30p and 3:30p from Winding Stair Gap February thru May, check site http://www.macontransit.org/routes.html.

Waypoint: MooreCreek

mile 111.36 / Water


Northern, upstream Moore Creek crossing.

Waypoint: AT11137

mile 111.54 / Road


Dirt road.

Waypoint: AT11191

mile 112.07 / Water


Small stream, campsite.

Waypoint: SwingingLick

mile 112.24 / Gap

Waypoint: PantherGap

mile 113.12 / Gap

Waypoint: ATSilerBaldTrS

mile 114.80 / Shelter Junction


East 0.5 miles to Siler Bald Shelter, with camping, privy, water, bear cables. The Siler Bald Shelter Trail is a 1.1 mile loop which rejoins the AT.

Waypoint: ATSilerBaldTrN

mile 115.34 / Trail Junction


East 0.6 miles to Siler Bald Shelter with camping, privy, water. The Siler Bald Shelter Trail is a 1.1 mile loop which rejoins the AT. West 0.2 miles to Siler Bald, 5207'.

Waypoint: AT11766

mile 116.42 / Water


Piped spring.

Waypoint: AT11798

mile 116.74 / Water


Footbridge over a stream.

Waypoint: WayahGap

mile 116.99 / Road


N.C. 1310, Wayah Gap. Aquone Hostel at Nantahala Mountain Lodge offers pickups from Wayah, Burningtown or Tellico Gap, (828) 321-2340, http://www.aquonelogcabinrentals.com/at.html, meals, pizza, laundry.

Waypoint: ATWilsonLickTr

mile 118.30 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT with the Wilson Lick Trail.

Waypoint: FS69

mile 118.79 / Water


AT junction with USFS 69, piped spring.

Waypoint: ATBartramS

mile 119.22 / Trail Junction