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June, 2018

Adirondack Outdoor Conditions This Weekend (June 21)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon and fully updated by Friday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Learn and practice the seven Leave No Trace principles. Carry out what you have carried in. Do not leave gear, food, or other unwanted or unneeded items at lean-tos and campsites. Do not litter. Take the free online Leave No Trace course here. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 5:12 am >>More


June, 2018

Adirondack Outdoor Conditions This Weekend (June 14)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon and fully updated by Friday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Learn and practice the seven Leave No Trace principles. Carry out what you have carried in. Do not leave gear, food, or other unwanted or unneeded items at lean-tos and campsites. Do not litter. Take the free online Leave No Trace course here. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 5:11 am >>More


June, 2018

Adirondack Outdoor Conditions This Weekend (June 7)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon and fully updated by Friday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Learn and practice the seven Leave No Trace principles. Carry out what you have carried in. Do not leave gear, food, or other unwanted or unneeded items at lean-tos and campsites. Do not litter. Take the free online Leave No Trace course here. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 5:12 am >>More


May, 2018

Adirondack Outdoor Conditions This Weekend (May 31)


This weekly report of outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks is compiled each Thursday afternoon and fully updated by Friday afternoon. Contribute Your Knowledge: Add a comment below, or send your observations, corrections, updates, and suggestions to adkalmanack@gmail.com. Learn and practice the seven Leave No Trace principles. Carry out what you have carried in. Do not leave gear, food, or other unwanted or unneeded items at lean-tos and campsites. Do not litter. Take the free online Leave No Trace course here. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND SUN AND MOON SATURDAY: Sunrise Saturday in Lake Placid will be at 5:14 am >>More


May, 2018

Mud Advisory Issued: Current Adirondack Conditions (May 24)


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 5:18 am and sunset at 8:27 pm, providing 15 hours 9 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 5:25 pm Saturday evening, and set at 4:33 am, Sunday morning. It will be about 98% illuminated. MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: This is >>More


May, 2018

Mud Season Advisory: Current Adirondack Conditions (May 17)


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 5:24 am and sunset at 8:20 pm, providing 14 hours 55 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 9:28 am Saturday morning, and set at 12:44 am, Sunday morning. It will be about 36% illuminated. HAZARDOUS WEATHER: Rain, heavy at >>More


May, 2018

Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (May 10)


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 5:32 am and sunset at 8:12 pm, providing 14 hours 41 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 4:22 am Saturday morning, and set at 4:56 pm, Saturday afternoon. It will be about 10% illuminated. FLOODING: Minor flooding is underway >>More


May, 2018

Snow, Waters High, Cold: Current Adk Conditions (May 3)


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 5:51 am and sunset at 7:56 pm, providing 14 hours 4 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 6:30 pm Saturday evening, and set at 6:01 am, Sunday morning. It will be about 99% illuminated. HAZARDOUS WEATHER: Showers and scattered >>More


May, 2018

Work Begins On Nine Adirondack Northway Bridges


A two-year, $5.1 million project to rehabilitate nine bridges along the Interstate 87 (the Adirondack Northway) in Essex, Warren, and Saratoga counties has begun. The project will replace bridge joints, approach slabs, and bearings, as well as repair concrete and steel. The nine bridges, which are on or over the Northway, include: Jones Road over the northbound and southbound Northway (two bridges) between Exits 15 and 16 in the town of Wilton, Saratoga County; Diamond Point Road over the Northway (one bridge) at Exit 23 in the town of Lake George, Warren County; two bridges over Route 74 at Exit >>More


April, 2018

Waters High: Current Adirondack Outdoor Conditions (Apr 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 5:51 am and sunset at 7:56 pm, providing 14 hours 4 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise at 6:30 pm Saturday evening, and set at 6:01 am, Sunday morning. It will be about 99% illuminated. HAZARDOUS WEATHER: Rivers and streams remain >>More