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November, 2017

Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Nov 30)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:12 am and sunset at 4:17 pm, providing 9 hours and 5 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 4:02 pm Saturday afternoon, and set at 6:47 pm, Sunday morning. It will be about 99% illuminated. HAZARDOUS WEATHER ALERT: Expect >>More


November, 2017

Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Nov 23)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:04 am and sunset at 4:20 pm, providing 9 hours and 17 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 12:14 pm Saturday afternoon, and set at 10:43 pm, Saturday night. It will be about 42% illuminated. HAZARDOUS WEATHER ALERT: There >>More


November, 2017

Rain, Ice, Snow, Wind: Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Nov 16)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 6:53 am and sunset at 4:27 pm, providing 9 hours and 35 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 4:43 am Saturday morning, and set at 3:58 pm, Saturday afternoon. It will be about 3% illuminated. HAZARDOUS WEATHER ALERT: Icy roads, >>More


November, 2017

Coldest Weekend This Season: Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Nov 9)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 6:46 am and sunset at 4:32 pm, providing 9 hours and 47 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 11:19 pm Friday night, and set at 1:32 pm, Saturday afternoon. It will be about 43% illuminated. HAZARDOUS WEATHER ALERT: Tonight, a >>More


November, 2017

Cold, Wet Weekend: Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Nov 2)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:41 pm, providing 10 hours and 4 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 6:31 pm Saturday evening, and set at 8 am, Sunday morning. It will be a full moon. HAZARDOUS WEATHER – SNOW, RAIN: >>More


October, 2017

Rain, Snow, Wind: Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Oct 26)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:28 am and sunset at 5:50 pm, providing 10 hours and 23 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 2:40 pm Saturday afternoon, and set at 12:55 am, Sunday night. It will be about 60% illuminated. HAZARDOUS WEATHER – SNOW, WIND >>More


October, 2017

Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Oct 19)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND FOLIAGE REPORT: Leaf season is past peak in the High Peaks and Central Adirondacks, but will continue through this weekend in the Lake George and Lake Champlain valleys, and along the Southern Adirondacks. SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:16 am and sunset at 6:04 pm, providing 10 >>More


October, 2017

Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Oct 12)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND FROST ADVISORY: The National Weather Service in Burlington has issued a Frost Advisory, in effect from 1 to 8 am, Friday morning for the Northern St Lawrence Valley of New York, Eastern Essex county of New York, and the western, central, and southern sections of Vermont. The frost in the Champlain Valley of >>More


September, 2017

Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Sept 28)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND FOLIAGE REPORT: Expect peak leaf season for the next several weekends, depending on location. BUSY  SEASON: Expect to encounter many people on trails and waters every weekend through the Columbus Day Holiday Weekend. Boat launches, trailhead parking lots, and interior campsites will fill early, especially if the weather is nice. There are many >>More


September, 2017

Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Sept 21)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Practice Leave No Trace Principles when visiting the Adirondack Park. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND FOLIAGE REPORT: There is about 75-85% change at higher elevations in the High Peaks Region, and about 55-65% at warmer locations there. There is currently about 25-35% change at mid-elevation areas elsewhere; and 10-15% at lower elevations in the Southern Adirondacks, including the Lake Champlain and Lake George valleys. Expect peak leaf season >>More