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Since temperatures are above average in the Adirondacks, you might be planning an outdoor adventure this weekend. Unfortunately, rain is expected in the High Peaks Region on Friday and Saturday, and hikers are asked to be cautious of potential avalanches and flooding. Sunday may be your best bet for a winter hike, so plan ahead.

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Ready for the long Presidents' Day weekend? After the recent snowstorms, conditions are excellent for skiing and snowshoeing in the High Peaks Region. However, if you do go for a winter hike, be prepared for an above average number of hikers during the busy weekend.

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Are you thinking about getting some exercise this weekend with a winter hike in the High Peaks Region? If so, you may want to consider going on Saturday. Friday is expected to be bitter cold all day, and on Sunday, snow showers are expected throughout the region. As always, before you go hiking this weekend, plan ahead, double-check the forecast, and dress for the weather.

This weekend, the chance of snow showers in the High Peaks Region ranges from 30% on Friday and Saturday to 50% on Sunday. If you are planning on a winter hike, then your best bet is to go earlier in the weekend. If the weather is too bad on Sunday, find a place to enjoy the Super Bowl!

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If you're planning on going for a winter hike in the High Peaks Wilderness this weekend, you may want to make it a short one. About 6-8 inches of snow is expected over the next few days, and on Sunday night, temperatures will likely reach zero degrees Fahrenheit. If you go out, remember to be prepared!
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In the High Peaks Wilderness of the Adirondacks this weekend, temperatures will get above freezing during the day, and there are only small chances of precipitation. Before you head out, check out the latest hiking and ski trail conditions!

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Although temperatures in the High Peaks Wilderness will remain below freezing throughout the coming weekend, conditions will be good for winter hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. Take a look at the current trail notices for the region, and be prepared!

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If you're planning on a winter hiking trip this weekend in the Adirondacks and High Peaks Region, then you'll want to dress warm! Temperatures are expected to stay below freezing and get colder throughout the weekend. As long as you're prepared for the frigid weather, it's a good time to go snowshoeing!

Going hiking this weekend? You'll want to bring skis and snowshoes with you! Snow is forecasted in the Adirondack Region, and certain trails are in excellent condition for skiing.