Over the last month the cumulative 30 day rainfall total has increased from 51mm to 206mm! Although Peak Cavern has only flooded briefly a couple of times within this period the catchment remains saturated so even relatively small amounts of rainfall will have a significant effect underground.
On Friday 6th 21mm of rain fell on an already saturated catchment taking the cumulative 30 day total to 215mm!
Peakshole Water at 22:00 on Friday 6th
Peakshole Water at 08:30 on Saturday 7th
|Report From||Wayne Sheldon.|
A group was down James Hall on the 21st July 2012. Whilst they were de-rigging Bitch Pitch, there was a loud rumble for several seconds just underneath the second re-belay. They think all the nasty stacked deads have gone down the pitch. This wasn't investigated because of the potential danger. There was a substantial amount of water falling down the pitch today due to the high water levels. This will be investigated in due course.