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On the Hill: Chair 26 now open at Vail

December 20, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: With Chair 26 now open, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the far west side of the Vail Mountain, where a break in the boundary offers access to great section of tree skiing.

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On the Hill: The calm before the storm at Beaver Creek

December 20, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart takes a run through the trees of Corkscrew at Beaver Creek and finds fresh powder from the previous storm.

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On the Hill: New snow at Beaver Creek, more on the way

December 19, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart takes a run in Rose Bowl after another few inches fell in the past 24 hours.

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On the Hill: Great snow, no crowds on Vail Mountain

December 18, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: With another two inches of fresh snow on the ground, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from Safari on Vail Mountain, where the snow is very nice and untracked.

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On the Hill: New snow on Birds of Prey at Beaver Creek

December 18, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart checks out the new snow on Goshawk at Birds of Prey at Beaver Creek after 23 inches have fallen in the past five days.

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On the Hill: Snow still soft at Vail

December 17, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: With another inch of fresh snow on the ground, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from Ouzo on Vail Mountain, where the snow is still quite soft from the recent storm.

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On the Hill: Larkspur opens with more powder at Beaver Creek

December 17, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart checks out the opening of Larkspur at Beaver Creek after a storm left 20 inches in a few days.

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On the Hill: See the dark sun over Vail

December 16, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the Chair 2 area on Vail Mountain, where the snow is soft and the sun can be viewed with the naked eye behind a heavy layer of clouds.

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On the Hill: Grouse Mountain opens with lots of powder at Beaver Creek

December 16, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart checks out the opening of Grouse Mountain at Beaver Creek after a storm left 19 inches in a few days.

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On the Hill: Vail pounded with powder

December 15, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: On a massive powder day, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from Forever on Vail Mountain, where the visibility has finally improved enough to enjoy the snow.

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On the Hill: 17 inches of powder in 48 hours at Beaver Creek

December 15, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart shows the conditions on a powder day after a solid storm left 4 inches overnight, 11 inches in past 24 hours and 17 inches in the past two days.

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On the Hill: Highline hit with snow, people on Vail Mountain

December 14, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: On a powder day, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from Highline on Vail Mountain, where the snow is beginning to cover the moguls on that experts-only run.

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On the Hill: 6 inches of powder and more falling at Beaver Creek

December 14, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart takes a fun powder run at Beaver Creek after 6 inches of snow fell overnight and more is falling.

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On the Hill: Vail's Bwana Park opens

December 13, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte awaits the rope drop at the Bwana terrain park in Vail and enjoys some thrills and spills on the features along with friend of the show Kam Weakley.

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On the Hill: Chairs get going at 8:30 a.m. at Beaver Creek

December 13, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart talks about the recent openings at Beaver Creek, weekend weather forecast and has a run-in with a friend on the mountain.

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On the Hill: Feel the hard scrape in China Bowl on Vail Mountain

December 12, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Expecting a mashed-potatoes like snow consistency from heavy sun, Vail Daily reporter John LaConte ventures into China Bowl and finds anything but.

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On the Hill: Sunny skies, warm temperatures at Beaver Creek; more openings coming

December 12, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart takes a fun morning cruise down a groomed Centennial and tries to stay on two feet.

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On the Hill: Sun Down Bowl late to open due to variable conditions

December 11, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte waits out a delayed opening of Sun Down Bowl on the Wildwood side and cruises the Ptarmigan Ridge to the far reaches of the resort boundary.

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On the Hill: Cruise down Sawbuck with sunny skies at Beaver Creek

December 11, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart checks out the conditions over toward Bachelor Gulch on Sawbuck under sunny skies.

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On the Hill: A new view on Vail

December 10, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte takes a fast run down Yonder, and shows how his new broadcasting equipment will improve vaildaily.com's daily weather and conditions report from Vail Mountain.

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On the Hill: Venture into the early-season trees at Beaver Creek

December 10, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart checks out the conditions in trees off of Bitterroot and tries to stay on his feet.

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On the Hill: Express conditions on Expresso at Vail Mountain

December 9, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte shows viewers the sunny skies on Vail Mountain and makes a bold claim about the run entitled Expresso.

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On the Hill: Blue skies, fun features at Beaver Creek

December 9, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart takes a fun cruise and hits some features down Red Buffalo at the top of Cinch Express Lift.

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On the Hill: New openings, closures at Vail

December 8, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: After reporting from Beaver Creek over the weekend, Vail Daily reporter John LaConte returns to Vail Mountain to find some new openings, and new closures as well.

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On the Hill: Sunny skies, packed powder at Beaver Creek

December 8, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart calls an Omaha and takes a run down Gold Dust Monday morning.

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On the Hill: Lindsey Vonn talks about Lake Louise

December 7, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte rides Beaver Creek during the Birds of Prey World Cup and shows viewers a snippet from an interview with Lindsey Vonn from a few weeks ago, where the ski superstar talks about how she was feeling heading into her winning performance Saturday.

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On the Hill: Steven Nyman prophesying

December 6, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte rides Beaver Creek during the Birds of Prey World Cup and shows viewers a snippet from an interview with Steven Nyman from a few weeks ago, where the repeat podium finisher talks about how he was feeling heading into Friday's downhill race.

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On the Hill: World Cup underway at Beaver Creek

December 5, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte rides Beaver Creek during the Birds of Prey World Cup and shows viewers around the venue, which will also host the FIS-Alpine World Ski Championships in February.

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On the Hill: Challenging visibility at Vail

December 4, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: Under very cloudy skies, Vail Daily reporter John LaConte finds soft snow and great conditions in the trees on Vail Mountain. As of 10 a.m. Thursday, Vail had yet to receive any snow from the heavy clouds overhead.

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On the Hill: Exploring trees, moguls and groomers at Beaver Creek

December 4, 2014 — 

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VIDEO: On a warm, cloudy day on the mountain. Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart checks out the conditions all over Beaver Creek - in the trees of Jack Rabbit Alley, the moguls of Rose Bowl and the groomed Latigo.

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