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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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VIDEO: Great Closing Day at Vail

April 18, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte enjoys a foot of fresh powder in Vail Mountain's Sun Up Bowl on the second to last day of the ski season in Vail.

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VIDEO: Closing weekend, fresh powder

April 16, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte enjoys a foot of fresh powder in Vail Mountain's Sun Up Bowl on the second to last day of the ski season in Vail.

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VIDEO: End-of-season hut trip to Jay's Cabin near Shrine Pass

April 14, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from a recent trip to Jay's Cabin, part of the 10th Mountain Division hut system in Colorado.

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VIDEO: Playing in the puddles at Vail

April 13, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte takes a fun and fast cruise down Lindsey's run, enjoying the spring conditions and finding some nice puddles to skim across.

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VIDEO: Duchess Ride's friendly reminder to be fearless

April 12, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from Copper Mountain with the Duchess Ride crew on a sunny spring day. Duchess Ride promote tenacity in young girls through board sports.

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VIDEO: Meet pond skimming sensation Alex Clapin

April 12, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte catches up with Alex Clapin of Australia, the only snowboarder to cross the pond at the World Pond Skimming Championships in Vail on Sunday. Follow him on Instagram at @alexclapin.

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VIDEO: Closing Day at Beaver Creek, thanks for another great season

April 10, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from the clouds at Gold Dust early this morning on Closing Day at Beaver Creek. Thanks for a great season!

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VIDEO: 13-month-old twins snowboard for first time at Beaver Creek

April 9, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from the base of Beaver Creek with Rachel and Jason Paez, of Denver, and their 13-month-old twins Kingston and Mason for Day 1 of snowboarding.

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VIDEO: Snow holding on the cruise to Cascade for the Vail Film Festival

April 7, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte cruises down to Cascade Village where the 13th annual Vail Film Festival is about to get underway. The snow on the long cruise down to Cascade is holding strong headed into Vail Mountain's final week of operation.

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VIDEO: Hear Schleper Roar

April 6, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte catches up with local ski racer Sarah Schleper, who is now a member of Team Mexico, but still is known for her trademark roar.

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VIDEO: Spring skiing at Beaver Creek

April 4, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports Rose Bowl on the final Monday of the season at Beaver Creek, where Birds of Prey, Grouse Mountain, Centennial, Cinch, Rose Bowl and Buckaroo Express are operating.

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VIDEO: Last day for Arrowhead at Beaver Creek

April 3, 2016 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports Cresta at Arrowhead at Beaver Creek. The lift at Arrowhead's final day of operations is today, and the Beav' closes April 10.

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