Walking Since 1939

Mt Feathertop via Bungalow Spur

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Trip Overview

Mt Feathertop is the second-highest mountain in Victoria, and there are a few routes to the Summit. The Bungalow Spur provides an excellent challenge with its gradual 1000-meter climb to Federation Hut.

This pack carry is tailored for those with prior experience and the right gear for the alpine terrain. Please feel free to ask any questions. You can use the “Enquiry” button, below.

 

Camping

Federation Hut

 

Itinerary and Walk Descriptions

Distance: 22 km in total

Saturday 13th April

Early morning drive to Harrietville.
Commence the climb at 11:00 am.
After setting up camp, there’s an optional journey to the Summit for those seeking an extra challenge.

Sunday 14th April

Pack up and consider an optional side trip to MUMC Hut for a unique alpine experience.
Descend via the Bungalow Spur around noon.

 

Transport

Transport to and from the walk location is by car. Please indicate your transport requirements and preferences on the booking request form when you book in.

If you don’t have a car, we can’t guarantee to provide you with a lift – this will depend on available drivers and their locations.

Passengers must pay the driver their share of car-pooling costs as described on the Car-pooling page. Please discuss the preferred method of payment with your driver.

 

Booking

Booking is required for this walk. Please indicate what similar walks you have done recently (i.e. in the past few months) to give the leader confidence that you are capable of doing this one. Refer to Walking Grades which, in conjunction with the walk description, will help you assess whether you have the required walking fitness and experience to do this walk.

The Leader will confirm your acceptance on the walk, or not, via email.  The leader will provide details of where and when to meet.

By booking into this event you acknowledge that you agree to abide by our Code of Conduct.

Booking Fee:
Members: free.     Non-members: $10.

Payment:
To avoid handling cash, non-members are required to pre-pay their booking fee.
You can pay by Paypal. If you are not a Paypal member, you can use Paypal to pay by credit or debit card.

Cancellation:
If you need to cancel, please advise the leader as soon as possible, so that someone else has the opportunity.
There will be no refunds, so please do not book unless you are fully committed to walking.

 

What to Bring

• All the equipment, clothing, food and water you will need for the walks and overnight stays (refer Trip details above).

• To help manage the Covid risk, the following may be useful: Hand Sanitiser, Face Mask(s), RAT test(s).

Refer to our Gear Checklist page for more details, or discuss with the leader.  If you are not properly equipped, the walk leader can decide not to let you participate on this walk.

 

Emergency Club Contact

The emergency club contact for this walk is Ken.  The leader can provide you with the contact’s phone number, if you wish to pass this on to any friend/family member who may be concerned if you return late.

 

Safety and Ambulance Insurance

We strongly recommend that you have Ambulance cover. If conditions are hazardous, the walk may be cancelled. If any doubts at all, check your emails the night before and the morning of the event. For more details refer to: Joining a walk and your safety

If you are Covid-19 positive, have any Covid-19 symptoms or are a contact of someone with Covid-19, please follow the instructions in the Coronavirus Victoria website.

 

Still have questions?

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Members who wish to submit photos for social media or Yeti should refer to Member Resources.

Contact the leader using the “Enquiry” button.


Activity Date(s)

Start:

April 13, 2024 11:00 am

End:

April 14, 2024 2:00 pm

Information

Type:

Pack-carry

Grade:

Medium

Leader:

Jan H

You can click this button to send the Walk Leader an enquiry first:

Booking Request

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Non-membershow details + $10.00 (AUD)   Available from
March 23, 2024