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Uncle Johnny's Nolichucky Hostel


Established by John and Charlotte Shores in 1998. We provide a large range of accommodations, extensive shuttle service, hot showers, and secure (monitored) parking 68' from the Appalachian trail, in Erwin, Tennessee.

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Google map with AT shelters listed

A Cheap, lightweight Storage solution for liquids

Jeff's 1.1oz LED Headlamp

Make your own tire sandals

Henry's original tarp tent and tarp tent for two

Home-made measuring cup (weight saver)

Making and using a solar cooker

Alcohol/Beer can Stoves

101 Hiking tips