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January, 2016

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Jan 21)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:23 am; sunset at 4:53 pm, providing 9 hours and 30 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise Saturday at 4:52 pm and set at 7:24 am, Sunday morning. There will be a Full Moon on Saturday at 8:46 pm. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND DO NOT RELY ON TECHNOLOGY: Do not depend on electronic technology in the backcountry. Cell phone coverage is spotty at >>More


January, 2016

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Jan 14)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:28 am; sunset at 4:44 pm, providing 9 hours and 16 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise Saturday at 11:15 am and set at 12:40 am, Sunday morning. There will be a First Quarter Moon on Saturday at 6:26 pm. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND DO NOT RELY ON TECHNOLOGY: Do not depend on electronic technology in the backcountry. Cell phone coverage is spotty >>More


January, 2016

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Jan 14)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:28 am; sunset at 4:44 pm, providing 9 hours and 16 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise Saturday at 11:15 am and set at 12:40 am, Sunday morning. There will be a First Quarter Moon on Saturday at 6:26 pm. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND DO NOT RELY ON TECHNOLOGY: Do not depend on electronic technology in the backcountry. Cell phone coverage is spotty >>More


January, 2016

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Jan 7)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 7:31 am; sunset at 4:35 pm, providing 9 hours and 1 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise Saturday at 6:46 am and set at 4:38 pm. There will be a New Moon on Saturday at 8:30 pm. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND TRAIL COURTESY: Skiers, snowshoers, hikers, and snowmobilers should be courteous of other trail users and follow a few simple “rules of the >>More


December, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Dec 31)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:32 am; sunset at 4:28 pm, providing 9 hours and 8 minutes of sunlight. On Saturday the Moon will rise at 12:06 am and set at 11:54 am. On Saturday night there will be a Last Quarter Moon with 25% of its visible disk illuminated. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING: Starting tonight there is a strong potential for significant lake effect snow downwind of >>More


December, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Dec 24)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. There will be a Full Moon on December 25, 2015 at 6:11 am; this will be the first Full Moon on Christmas since 1977. Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:30 am; sunset at 4:22 pm, providing 8 hours and 52 minutes of sunlight. On Saturday night the Moon will rise at 6:06 pm and set at 8:49 am Sunday. On Saturday night the Moon will be Waning Gibbous with 94% of its visible >>More


December, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Dec 17)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. There will be a First Quarter Moon on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 10:14 am. Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:27 am; sunset at 4:19 pm. On Saturday the Moon will rise at 12:37 pm and set at 1:39 am Sunday. On Saturday the Moon will be Waxing Gibbous with 62% of its visible disk illuminated. The Winter Solstice, marking the shortest day of the year, will take place on December 21, at >>More


December, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Dec 10)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. There will be a New Moon on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 5:29 am. Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:22 am; sunset at 4:17 pm. On Saturday the Moon will rise at 8:23 am and set at 5:52 pm. The Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year, will take place on December 21, at 9:48 pm. Thereafter amount of daylight each day will lengthen (until the Summer Solstice). Winter Solstice marks the >>More


December, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Dec 3)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:08 am; sunset at 4:20 pm. On Saturday night the Moon will rise at 7:23 pm and set at 10:14 am, Sunday morning. It will be Waning Gibbous with 90% of its visible disk illuminated. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ENTER THE BACKCOUNTRY PREPARED: Always carry proper safety equipment – including plenty of food, water, extra clothing, a flashlight, map and compass – inform someone of your itinerary, >>More


November, 2015

Outdoor Conditions in the Adirondacks (Nov 26)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is issued each Thursday afternoon and can be heard at North Country Public Radio on Friday mornings. Sunrise Saturday will be at 7:08 am; sunset at 4:20 pm. On Saturday night the Moon will rise at 7:23 pm and set at 10:14 am, Sunday morning. It will be Waning Gibbous with 90% of its visible disk illuminated. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ENTER THE BACKCOUNTRY PREPARED: Always carry proper safety equipment – including plenty of food, water, extra clothing, a flashlight, map and compass – inform someone of your itinerary, >>More