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earl shaffer shelter


Log shelter on AT

The Earl Shaffer Shelter, built in the 1960s is decidedly primitive affair, though its namesake once said he’d like his name removed after the addition of a wooden floor over the original dirt floor had made it “too fancy.” This shelter now resides in the Appalachian Trail Museum in Pine Grove Furnace S.P. [Charlie Duane,]

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