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 6:25 am; sunset at 5:50 pm, providing 11 hours and 25 minutes of sunlight. The Moon will rise Saturday night at 10:36 pm and set at 9:25 am Sunday. Saturday’s moon will be Waning Crescent with 15% of its visible portion illuminated. There will be a New Moon on Wednesday and consequently dark skies through the coming week to view the Milky Way, which is high in the sky. On March 9th, the New Moon will totally eclipse the sun (the totality will be visible across Indonesia and the Pacific Ocean).