John LaContenewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO Colorado

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December 24, 2012
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On the Hill video ski report: Nonstop powder at Vail

Brought to you by and the .Vail official report: 6" new snow in last 24 hoursVail Daily field report: 2 feet or more in placesWeather: Cold, still snowing slightly this morningLiftline status: Eagle Bahn gondola jam packed at 9 a.m., Chair 2 starting to fill upRun of the day: Ouzo GladeBreakdown: With exactly 2 feet of snow reported at Vail in the last 96 hours, many are saying Thursday and Friday are the best days Vail has seen in two years. Both the lifts and the roads are crowded as people try to get to the slopes to enjoy it. Chuck from the Lionshead Welcome Center said he had trouble getting to Lionshead from the west, and Andy Smith of Longmont said it the roads were nasty coming from the east, as well, with the exits backed up back onto I-70.Snowcast: Forecasters are saying it's supposed to let up soon, but those same forecasters weren't expecting Vail would get 2 feet from these last storms.

On the Hill is shot with a GoPro HERO3 Silver Edition.


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