VIDEO: With Chair 5 now running, Vail Daily reporter John LaConte enjoys a powdery cruise through Sun Down Bowl.
Vail official report: 0" new snow, 7" in last week
Vail Daily field report: There's was a foot of untouched snow in Sun Up/Sun Down this morning
Weather: This morning it was warmer than it's been over the last few days, but you'll still want to protect your face. Very sunny.
Liftline status: Slight lines were starting to form at Chairs 3 and 4 once word got out that Chair 5 was running, but nothing too bad
Breakdown: With Chair 5 now running and Sun Up/Sun Down open, it's a glorious day at Vail. The powder turns were bottomless, especially those on Sun Up, accessed from chairs 3 and 7
Snowcast: We'll be dry for another week or so, NOAA is reporting
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