Mt. Feathertop June 4th and 5th 2017

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    Mister Tee on snow shoes Dedicated Member

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    I had a great solo trek up the Bungalow spur track to Fed. hut on June 4th and 5th 2017 and saw the sunrise from the snowy summit of Mt. FT. on Monday June 5th 2017 :).I used Kahtoola Microspikes for the summit assault aided by a head torch.
     
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    Anything skiable with the rockhoppers?
     
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    There is not enough snow cover up there to ski and it is I C Y . There are too many exposed hazards. We need a big dump of real snow for the 2017 BC season to start in earnest. The Bungalow spur track is in good order. Parks Vic. have cleared it.
     
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    Stay tuned. I am going to do battle with the Evil NW spur :eek: and the MUMC hut sans heater :cool:early next week, with a full overnight snow camping pack incl. tent , snow shoes, ice axe, microspikes, the bleeding full caboodle.
     
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    A winter assault of the NW spur is now in the in tray for 2018.
     
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    Wow! Makes my December one day dates with The Feather just like walks in the park.
    You will anticipate camping halfway up the Spur, no doubt ?
     
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    I think spending a night at MUMC hut without heating will help me harden the eff up ;-P and it will possibly be the first and last time I attempt a winter ascent via the NW spur. As long as the surface is firm then slogging it up the spur with a ludicrously heavy pack in snow shoes seems to be feasible if not a tad masochistic.
     
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    I made a watercolour painting of this trip too.
     
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    Awesome!!