^ They're still there, but it's no where near as bad as it was at the peak.
A few weeks ago there'd be 20 in a wall across a single section of trail. Followed by another 20 every few feet after that.
There's the ew factor, and then there's feeling like you're a spider-man villain because you're covered in so much crap by the time you get out of the trees.
I'm glad that's over with.