Companion Updates

updates to the 2019 printed edition

Front Matter

pages 3 and 4: The phone number for Donald Ballard should be (772) 321-0905


page 9: Bear canister required area for overnight camping  (March 1 - June 1)  is from Neel Gap (31.3) south to Jarrad Gap (26.3), not Low Gap.

page 16: Top of Georgia Hiking Center website should read: <>

 North Carolina

page 22: Pets are no longer allowed at the Budget inn, Franklin NC

page 42: Roaring Fork and Deer Mountain shelters both have bear cables. New hostel, the Appalachian Trail-er, 200 Lance Avenue, Hot Springs, NC 28743. (828) 713-5451



page 63: The phone number for The Place is (276) 206-0440

page 74: Woodshole Hostel will be closed from December 22nd to March 7th.

page 106: Mountain Home B&B has showers only for $5. Also, in the hostels and campground appendix on page
265, the nightly rate needs to be updated to $30 per night.

 West Virginia



page 137: The correct phone number for the Econo Lodge in Carlisle is (717) 243-8585

page 140: The Best Western in Lickdale is closed.

page 139: Starting April 14th, the Doyle Hotel Bar will be open on Sundays from Noon until 5PM.

page 144: Blue Mountain Summit B&B and Restaurant is closed and for sale (2/5/2019). Local resident Tony Cerrone has offered to help hikers and can be reached at (610) 217-7436 or

 New Jersey

 New York




 New Hampshire

page 220: FYI, The Shuttle Connection in Lincoln has received numerous complaints (see Yelp). Hiker friendly, Jeff
Gannon can provide taxi/shuttle service in the area, and is available at: (603) 254-0960


page 248: On the top profile, the last three baseline mile marks should be 2,166, 2,167 and 2,168.

page 256: The 100 Mile Wilderness Inn in Millinocket will be open in 2019. For more info and rates, Innkeeper Gail
Wourms can be reached at: (207) 723-6033 Her email is: <>


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