Pano from the dip at the base of Tempest
Granite Peak via FTD in May
Created: May 18, 2020
Our tracks from the north after arriving at the base of Tempest.
Tent anchored in position at base of Tempest.
Coming down the upper switchbacks before traversing across
The team on the ridge overlooking Granite Peak.
Standard trailhead pic at West Rosebud Trail
Snow accumulating on the wall of tent the morning after first night on FTD
Boiling water in the gap between the wind wall and tent
At car post Whitetail Attempt
Navigating the thick fog along Mystic Lake
Standing in front of September Morn Lake
Tent anchored in position at base of Tempest
Fastening pants during our first few looks of our surroundings
Hiking east back across FTD Plateau.
Camp along West Rosebud Rd after the drive to MT
Digging out a spot for the tent at the base of Tempest
Traverse across snow filled gully unsure if we are on trail or not
Sitting on top of Tempest
Moving through slick snow between Mystic Lake and Trailhead
Hiking west across FTD towards Granite
Break for 2/4 the team to switch into crampons
Frozen and snow-filled boots in early AM
Snowshoeing along Mystic Lake in the thick fog
Heading west across FTD plateau
First looks out the tent in AM on FTD plateau
Setting up camp and leveling a spot for the tent on FTD