Appalachian Trail: Carvers Gap to US 19E

Cross over several grassy balds and look for wild ponies on this 13.5-mile leg with three AT shelters.
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Cross over several grassy balds and look for wild ponies on this 13.5-mile leg with three AT shelters.

Shelters: Stan Murray Shelter: sleeps 6; no privy. Overmountain Shelter: sleeps 20; privy. Apple House Shelter: sleeps 6; no privy.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 21.8

Waypoints

WPT012

Location: 36.1519317626953, -82.0113296508789

Doll Flats Campsite (room for 6 tents); side trail to the E; NC-TN state line

WPT004

Location: 36.1721839904785, -82.01123046875

Apple House Shelter

WPT021

Location: 36.1234664916992, -82.0406646728516

Views to the NNE

WPT008

Location: 36.1384010314941, -82.0154342651367

Gate

WPT019

Location: 36.1208648681641, -82.0357971191406

AT turns W @ jct. with old AT

WPT005

Location: 36.167366027832, -82.0117340087891

Double track

WPT016

Location: 36.1211013793945, -82.0326843261719

AT turns W @ jct. with side trail that continues straight

WPT023

Location: 36.125617980957, -82.0485687255859

Wildflowers

WPT006

Location: 36.1667175292969, -82.011962890625

AT turns W

WPT003

Location: 36.1120681762695, -82.0668487548828

AT turns E @ jct. with trail heading S

WPT006

Location: 36.137565612793, -82.0051498413086

Gate

WPT028

Location: 36.1241760253906, -82.0521774291992

Piped water

WPT012

Location: 36.1277351379394, -82.0271682739258

Saddle; side trail to the E and W to campsite

ZZZ026

Location: 36.1775817871094, -82.0115051269531

US 19 E

WPT008

Location: 36.1544342041016, -82.0158843994141

Stream crossing

WPT015

Location: 36.108283996582, -82.1073837280274

AT switchbacks E

WPT011

Location: 36.1054496765137, -82.0839309692383

N. boundary of Grassy Ridge Bald. AT travels through sweet-smelling conifer forest

WPT015

Location: 36.123966217041, -82.0296630859375

Rocky view

WPT018

Location: 36.1064682006836, -82.1112670898438

Parking and restrooms

WPT024

Location: 36.1257019042969, -82.0504531860352

S boundary tree line

WPT013

Location: 36.125732421875, -82.0284652709961

N boundary bald

WPT010

Location: 36.105583190918, -82.0829010009766

Spring

WPT007

Location: 36.1402320861816, -82.0118179321289

Trail crests Hump Mountain

WPT026

Location: 36.1246185302734, -82.0526504516602

Gravel road; blue-blazed trail to the W

WPT013

Location: 36.1059684753418, -82.0933990478516

Jane Bald

WPT016

Location: 36.1065826416016, -82.1101150512695

Trail to parking

WPT003

Location: 36.1726989746094, -82.0112533569336

Side trail to the E

WPT004

Location: 36.1397018432617, -82.0005187988281

N boundary bald

WPT009

Location: 36.1059989929199, -82.0823364257812

Small stream crossing and possible spring

WPT014

Location: 36.1250839233398, -82.0288848876953

Little Hump Mtn.

WPT012

Location: 36.1055183410644, -82.0853500366211

AT turns W; side trail leads to Grassy Ridge Bald

WPT004

Location: 36.1113662719727, -82.0684814453125

Campsite (room for 4 tents)

WPT022

Location: 36.1254844665527, -82.0453338623047

Tree line

WPT005

Location: 36.1087989807129, -82.0724487304688

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT003

Location: 36.1439323425293, -82.0107803344726

Stream crossing

WPT009

Location: 36.1301651000977, -82.0243530273438

S boundary of bald

WPT025

Location: 36.1257667541504, -82.0511169433594

Yellow Mountain Gap; historic brights trace; blue-blazed trail to shelter

WPT006

Location: 36.1076164245606, -82.0775680541992

Views to the NNE

WPT010

Location: 36.1296005249023, -82.0243682861328

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT009

Location: 36.155517578125, -82.0150527954102

View point; views to the NNW

WPT027

Location: 36.1236152648926, -82.0542144775391

Overmountain Shelter

WPT007

Location: 36.1612663269043, -82.0147323608398

Double track

WPT014

Location: 36.1068649291992, -82.1036682128906

Round Bald

WPT002

Location: 36.1513328552246, -82.0110321044922

Field; views to the E

WPT007

Location: 36.1067848205566, -82.0789489746094

N boundary bald

WPT018

Location: 36.1209487915039, -82.0345840454102

Tree line

WPT011

Location: 36.1291847229004, -82.0248870849609

Side trail to the E to spring

WPT002

Location: 36.1764488220215, -82.0112838745117

Stream crossing

WPT008

Location: 36.1069679260254, -82.0795974731445

Views to the NNE

WPT005

Location: 36.1392517089844, -82.0003356933594

Gate

WPT010

Location: 36.1522178649902, -82.0116653442383

Blue blazes lead W to water

WPT017

Location: 36.1210517883301, -82.0338134765625

S boundary bald

WPT002

Location: 36.1125679016113, -82.0657196044922

Stan Murray Shelter

WPT011

Location: 36.1515502929688, -82.0139007568359

Spring

WPT020

Location: 36.1208992004394, -82.0366363525391

Side trail to the W

IMG_1372

Location: 36.1403007507324, -82.0118865966797

IMG_1362

Location: 36.1376495361328, -82.0016632080078

IMG_1334

Location: 36.1554985046387, -82.0157699584961

IMG_1346

Location: 36.1490669250488, -82.0113143920898

IMG_1323

Location: 36.1720504760742, -82.011100769043

IMG_1722

Location: 36.1127319335938, -82.0616836547852

IMG_1365

Location: 36.1374015808106, -82.0033798217774

IMG_1347

Location: 36.139217376709, -82.0048141479492

IMG_1335

Location: 36.1553497314453, -82.0148696899414

IMG_1353

Location: 36.1388664245606, -82.0006484985352