remarkably wet in the Trapps

Posted by: kenr

remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/13/13 04:55 AM

Even on a sunny day, the ground on and around the ridge is now so loaded with water that it keeps seeping down the rocks. And there's no capacity to absorb more, so each new rainfall runs down the cliffs.

Up on the ridge-top not far from Arrow are some large pools of water. (Will this lead to flies and other bugs breeding?)

Ken
Posted by: rg@ofmc

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/13/13 05:43 AM

Mosquitoes will breed in standing pools.
Posted by: Rickster

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/13/13 12:21 PM

Since everyone raps now a days, the pools along the ridge top should be of little concern. Though upper belay stations could be miserable for a few weeks to come.
Posted by: crimpy

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/13/13 01:58 PM

the blueberries are gonna kick ass!
Posted by: Gail

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/13/13 02:46 PM

I am trying to get out to climb tomorrow afternoon...with today's rain that might not be possible.
Posted by: SethG

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/13/13 03:06 PM

Yes spread the word, there is no point even trying to climb in the Gunks! Don't go! Except you, Gail. You should go with me although I can't do tomorrow.
Posted by: oenophore

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/13/13 07:39 PM

Originally Posted By: crimpy
the blueberries are gonna kick ass!
Now that's some metaphor! crazy
Posted by: Gail

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/14/13 01:40 AM

Anyone feel like climbing tomorrow afternoon?
Posted by: AML

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/14/13 02:50 PM

I'm up for that, Gail.
Posted by: crimpy

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/14/13 02:59 PM

butt loads of blueberries coming grin
Originally Posted By: oenophore
Originally Posted By: crimpy
the blueberries are gonna kick ass!
Now that's some metaphor! crazy
Posted by: Gail

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/14/13 04:02 PM

I will leave Florham Park by 1230...could climb in the afternoon.
Posted by: AML

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/17/13 02:22 AM

It was a pleasure climbing with you Madame. Glad to find another foul weather climber.
Posted by: Gail

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 06/18/13 04:30 AM

Thank you sir...I had a blast. Climbing in the rain...so fun!
Posted by: crimpy

Re: remarkably wet in the Trapps - 07/08/13 10:31 PM

blueberries are most excellent right now!