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Appalachian Trail: Fontana Dam to Davenport gap

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Starting in low elevation you quickly climb Steep Mt. Shuckstack and your on a difficult treck for 72 miles to Davenport gap.. During this time you will go up and over many Mountains including Clingmans Dome which is the second highest mountain east of the Mighty Miss.
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Beautiful wild flowers. Newly renovated shelters. 3 Balds, fantastic views pretty regularly. Fantastic 270 Degree view from Rocky top Mt. with lake fontana between the mountains... Many Ridge hikes with views on either side.. I had 4 Bear encounters.. Was even Charged at... Quite an adventure

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