Appalachian Trail: Lehigh Gap to Wind Gap

This 19.4-miler is a test in balance and nerve as you pick routes through mind-numbing boulder fields. The payoffs are scenic ridges with 180-degree views and toned calf muscles.
Avatar:
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
This 19.4-miler is a test in balance and nerve as you pick routes through mind-numbing boulder fields. The payoffs are scenic ridges with 180-degree views and toned calf muscles.

Shelter: Leroy A. Smith Shelter; sleeps 8.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 31.2

Waypoints

WPT014

Location: 40.8079490661621, -75.5351867675781

Pipeline

WPT021

Location: 40.8410339355469, -75.3599319458008

Trail to shelter and water; cross powerline and go downhill to shelter; water is further down with three possible springs

WPT004

Location: 40.8236656188965, -75.4198303222656

Camping site

WPT016

Location: 40.807731628418, -75.5394821166992

Jeep road

WPT019

Location: 40.7994842529297, -75.5764999389648

Open area boundary

WPT016

Location: 40.8595352172852, -75.2952194213867

Telephone line

WPT013

Location: 40.8079490661621, -75.5346527099609

Little Gap; Little Gap Rd.

WPT005

Location: 40.8232345581055, -75.4227676391602

Camping; signed hunters camps

WPT006

Location: 40.822868347168, -75.4247665405274

Blue-blazed trail to Stempa Spring; .6 mi.

WPT011

Location: 40.8077011108398, -75.5271987915039

Telephone line; jeep road

WPT020

Location: 40.7941513061523, -75.5924530029297

Open area boundary

WPT007

Location: 40.8179512023926, -75.4535369873047

Blue blaze Delps Trail to spring; .3 mi.

WPT015

Location: 40.8626670837402, -75.2969360351562

Gateway Motel; owners will refill your water bottles or bladders here

WPT020

Location: 40.8432350158691, -75.357551574707

Powerline

WPT008

Location: 40.8152656555176, -75.4713821411133

Powerline

WPT017

Location: 40.8057518005371, -75.5518341064453

2 powerlines

WPT015

Location: 40.8078842163086, -75.5364151000976

AT turns E

WPT010

Location: 40.8078155517578, -75.5262832641602

View N

WPT009

Location: 40.8132667541504, -75.4780197143555

Blue blaze trail to view

WPT017

Location: 40.8598175048828, -75.2993850708008

View N

WPT022

Location: 40.7873764038086, -75.6042404174805

Major rock scramble

WPT012

Location: 40.8069343566894, -75.5287170410156

Rock scramble near radio tower

WPT003

Location: 40.8255844116211, -75.4140701293945

Smith Gap; Smith Gap Rd.; parking

WPT021

Location: 40.792781829834, -75.5982971191406

AT turns E @ jct. with blue blaze Winter Trail down to Lehigh Gap

WPT018

Location: 40.8589324951172, -75.3031158447266

View of Wind Gap

WPT019

Location: 40.8506660461426, -75.329948425293

Pipeline; view

WPT015A

Location: 40.8614692687988, -75.2949142456055

Wind Gap: AT turns E on PA 512 under PA 33 before turning L at AT sign and parking area

WPT001

Location: 40.839427947998, -75.3593139648438

Leroy A. Smith Shelter

WPT023

Location: 40.7836227416992, -75.6046295166016

Lehigh Gap; gravel parking lot

DSCF0786

Location: 40.8041839599609, -75.5574188232422

DSCF0801

Location: 40.7987518310547, -75.5813827514648

DSCF0807

Location: 40.789966583252, -75.6010360717774

DSCF0769

Location: 40.8396492004394, -75.3594360351562

DSCF0776

Location: 40.8069000244141, -75.5289001464844

Blue Mountain

Location: 40.8041801452637, -75.5574188232422