Waypoint: NOCOutfitters

mile 138.45 / Outfitter

Open 10-5 in season, sells backpacking gear and food, fuel, ATM, GSMNP permits, coin laundry, showers. Accepts packages. (828) 488-7230, <https://noc.com/retail-locations/outfitters-store>. Ask about loding options, which include hotel rooms and hiker style hostel or cabin accommodations. East 13 miles on U.S. 19 to Bryson City, NC with many services including a supermarket, pharmacy, coin laundry, hospital, hotels.

Waypoint: BluffMtnOutfitters

mile 275.29 / Outfitter

152 Bridge Street (PO Box 114) (828) 622-7162, accepts mail drops.

Waypoint: MtRogersOutfitters

mile 465.19 / Outfitter

Full service outfitter, (276) 475-5416.