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December 24, 2012
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On the Hill video ski report: Hardpack conditions at Vail

Brought to you by and the .Vail official report: 0" new snowWeather: It's cloudier today, which may keep things a little colder this morning/afternoon.Liftline status: No lines anywhere at 9 a.m.Run of the day: Yonder was groomedBreakdown: It didn't take long for the recent dump of snow we received to melt away, conditions are right back to hardpack with the brown starting to poke through once again in places on the back side. Be careful today, says , Chief Medical Officer at The Steadman Philippon research institute."When it's really hard snow, people tend to fall down with their wrists out in front of them," he said. "Wrist fractures are really common during these conditions."Snowcast: Maybe something this weekend, say forecasters.

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

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