Current conditions in Squamish

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by tobyfk » Fri May 10, 2013 10:08 am

FWIW ... as the rains are returning ... as of last night the Grand Wall base area was very dry. Even the Flake right of Apron Strings looked completely dry.

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by tobyfk » Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:37 pm

Confusing conditions this June ... Image

Seems to be worth heading out most days regardless of the forecast.

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by natsdad » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:52 pm

Hello Thesiger (and anyone else in Squamish):

It seems that during these past few days we've had rain in Greater Vancouver, but little or no rain in Squamish. We had a fair rain this morning (I'm in North Van as I write this). How about this morning in Squamish?

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by tobyfk » Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:22 pm

natsdad wrote: How about this morning in Squamish?
Grey but dry. Unfortunately I had to drive to Van from 10ish so have no further data points.

There are many far better-informed people than me writing on this forum but FWIW: it seems to me that we lucked out with that long dry spell from late March to early May which dried out both many routes and sources of seepage entirely, so even though late May and early June weather have been mixed, seepage isn't returning, and rock is drying fast between showers. But that may be total bollocks.

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by jonny2vests » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:31 am

Millennium Falcon completely dry yesterday.

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by J Mace » Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:55 pm

While you were writing the above the post it was raining at the Chief and only the Chief, had to back track to Murrin that morning for dry rock

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by tobyfk » Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:37 am

Stating the obvious: it hasn't rained here for at least two weeks.

Seems like anything with a wet streak is now dry ... anyone know otherwise? Blackwater climbable?

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by natsdad » Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:23 am

tobyfk wrote:anyone know otherwise? Blackwater climbable?
Has anyone climbed Mercy Street this summer? Great climb, but slow to dry.

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by natsdad » Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:25 pm

Climbed Chewbacca yesterday afternoon, once the morning mist stopped. That route is entirely dry.

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by slinky » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:28 pm

Climbed Angels Crest today which was a big mistake as many pitches were basically waterfalls, needs another couple of days to dry out....

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by tobyfk » Sat Sep 07, 2013 11:23 am

Anyone been on Grand Wall in the last couple of days? Is it dry?

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by NateDoggOG » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:53 pm

Grand Wall drys very quickly, only wet area should be the move to the belay at the top of Merci Me, and maybe one or two at the start of the traverse. Will definitely be good to go by tomorrow.

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by natsdad » Sat Sep 07, 2013 8:58 pm

Climbed Centurion today and was mostly dry, totally climbable.

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Re: Current conditions in Squamish

Post by OBibby » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:27 pm

I was hoping to climb butt light on saturday but the weather forecast doesn't sound great. Has anyone been on butt light recently? Is it do-able when the rock is wet/there is light precipitation.

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