On The Hill

VIDEO: Boating with Bennet

August 29, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joins Vail Daily On the Hill host John LaConte for a cruise down the Colorado River through Eagle County from the State Bridge put in to the Two Bridges take out, two areas which were purchased by Eagle County Open Space for the purposes of improving access to the river.

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VIDEO: Tenkara fishing the Eagle

August 23, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Tenkara fisherman Darryl Dagen with Fly Fishing Outfitters teaches Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte about the minimalist fly fishing technique, which Dagen learned while living in Japan.

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VIDEO: Cliff jump, get the shot

August 15, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill host John LaConte details his attempt to obtain what he says is one of the coolest shots in action sports photography, the selfie stick gainer off a cliff.

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VIDEO: Slope N Slide throwback

August 12, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: In a throwback episode to 2015, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the Kids Adventure Games in Vail, Colorado, where an extreme slip n" slide, called the Slope-N-Slide, has been set up on a black diamond ski run. The 2016 Kids Adventure Games are now underway in Vail Village.

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VIDEO: Fast and fun on Lee's Way

August 9, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Taylor Seaton rides his bike on Lee's Way Down and reminisces about growing up in Avon with no mountain biking trails.

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VIDEO: 1-year-old hiker on the family friendly trails of Vail Mountain

August 8, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte explores the family friendly hikes of Vail Mountain with his daughter Lilia, who is just 19 months old.

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VIDEO: Astroturf throwback at Vail

August 5, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: In a flashback episode to 2015, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from Adventure Ridge at the top of the Lionshead gondola and shows viewers the new Astroturf summer mountain tubing.

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VIDEO: Canyon freefall throwback

August 4, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: In a throwback episode to 2015, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the new Canyon Plunge at Zip Adventures, a free fall feature which uses pulleys to hang you out over Alkali Canyon as you fall, making it unlike any other free falling adventure ride in the world.

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VIDEO: Floating Colorado River with Turtle Tubing

August 3, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from the Colorado River on a recent trip with Turtle Tubing, which offers daily trips featuring the Turtle Bus that takes groups on the stretch of the river from Dotsero to Bair Ranch.

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VIDEO: New sport, SUP polo

August 2, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Taylor Seaton talks to Javier Placer with Stand Up Paddle Colorado about the new sport Placer helped bring to the valley, SUP polo.

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VIDEO: Downhill on a KOTA longboard

August 1, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte enjoys some fresh new blacktop on the streets of Vail, riding downhill on a Lafayette Escadrille edition KOTA longboard.

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VIDEO: Talking with longtime Burton man John Damiano at the Blizzard Sale

July 30, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte catches up with John Damiano, a longtime Burton employee, and talks fashion and function at the annual Blizzard Sale in Vail Village, which runs through Aug. 7 at the base of Gondola One.

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VIDEO: Biking Buffehr Creek throwback

July 28, 2016 — 

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TODAY'S VIDEO: In a throwback episode to 2015, locals Alex Gonzalez and Taylor Seaton cruise through Buffehr Creek in Vail along the North Trail, which runs from Spraddle Creek to Davos in Vail, along open space and National Forest land, intersecting with the Son of Middle Creek Trail, Red Sandstone Trail to Piney Lake, the Buffehr Creek trail, Middle Creek and Buffehr Creek. It is open to hikers, bikers, dog walkers and horseback riders every year from June 15 to April 15.

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VIDEO: Political balance on Vail Mtn

July 27, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill reporter John LaConte catches up with U.S. Senator Cory Gardner, who co-sponsored the bill that allowed the mountain to launch the new Epic Discovery platform.

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VIDEO: Learning to longboard later in life

July 26, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte is joined by local television personality Brenda Buglione, a mother of three who decided she wanted to learn how to ride a longboard later in life.

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VIDEO: Lots of snow still at Copper

July 25, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondents John LaConte and Taylor Seaton report from the Woodward at Copper summer camp, where an impressive on-snow setup is lasting well into July.

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VIDEO: Flashback Friday Dunk N Dash

July 22, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: In a flashback episode to 2014,Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from Nottingham Park, where the annual Dunk N Dash is underway. The Dunk N Dash has returned for 2016, taking place Mondays through August 1.

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VIDEO: Pokemon Go, the swimming version at the Avon PokeGym

July 20, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from Nottingham Park, where kids are swimming for targets in an adapted version of Pokemon Go as part of the Eagle Valley Library District's summer reading program.

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VIDEO: Vail skatepark finally official

July 19, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Taylor Seaton reports from the new, $1.6M Vail skatepark. Although skateboarders have been enjoying the park for weeks, the park's opening was made final on July 11 after the certificate of occupancy was officially issued, completing the construction process which began nearly one year ago.

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VIDEO: Biggest pump track in Colorado

July 18, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the new pump trail in Eagle, Colorado, alongside track designer Matt Thompson with Momentum Trail Concepts.

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VIDEO: Hiking trails at Beaver Creek

July 12, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from the Beaver Creek Hiking Center, where there are guided hikes available for all ages and ability levels.

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VIDEO: SUP yoga on Nottingham Lake

July 11, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from Nottingham Lake, where In Your Element and Stand Up Paddle Colorado join forces to bring stand-up paddle yoga to Avon 10 times a week.

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VIDEO: East Vail waterfall hike

July 5, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart takes a hike to the East Vail Waterfall, located on an open space parcel on Lupine Drive in Vail.

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VIDEO: Salute to the USA dunk tank

July 3, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: In a throwback episode to 2014, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte takes a seat on the dunk tank as part of the annual Independence Day festivities in Avon, Colorado.

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VIDEO: Nottingham Park about to go off

July 1, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Taylor Seaton reports from Nottingham Park and Nottingham Lake, where activities abound as the park readies for one of largest fireworks displays in the Rocky Mountains, happening this Sunday, July 3.

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VIDEO: New Game Creek canopy tour

June 30, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from Game Creek Bowl on Vail Mountain's new zipline canopy tour, part of the resort's recently unveiled Epic Discovery adventure.

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VIDEO: Ride Vail's new alpine coaster

June 27, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte takes viewers for a ride on Vail Mountain's new alpine coaster, the Forest Flyer, at the new Epic Discovery center on top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola.

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VIDEO: Booth Falls raging

June 14, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Taylor Seaton takes viewers up to Booth Falls in East Vail during its peak flow for 2016. Booth Falls is one of the Vail area's most popular hiking trails.

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VIDEO: Behold the Onewheel

June 13, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Taylor Seaton takes viewers on a Onewheel ride through Lionshead Village during the 2016 GoPro Mountain Games.

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On the Hill: Strolling Gear Town at GoPro Mountain Games

June 10, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from Meadow Drive, where Gear Town will be for the duration of the GoPro Mountain Games.

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