rockdancer97 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 12 18:37:38 CDT 2011
Heading north, the shelters are:
Pine Swamp Branch
When you reach the ridge after VA 42, Sinking Creek Valley, there is a small
sign on a tree that says something like "this is the Eastern Continental
Divide". So the Answer is Laurel Creek Shelter. Sarver Hollow Shelter is on
the downslope from the ridge after VA 42.
So, good logic all. Some of the guesses from the Gathering ranged from NY to
From: Michael Henderson [mailto:MichaelH at ospreypacks.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 7:07 PM
To: RockDancer; at-l at backcountry.net
Subject: RE: [at-l] Gathered?
What a great question! OK, I'm trying to remember just where the Eastern
Continental Divide runs, and how far north might it intersect with the
trail. The New River flows to the Ohio, so I'm guessing it's one of those
first few shelters north of Pearisburg, before the trail turns east. Maybe
Pine Swamp Branch? If not that, then Rice Field, or even Doc's Knob S of
AT92 TYT94 LT01
"Which shelter is the last, heading northbound, that has the water source
flow into the Gulf of Mexico?"
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