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On the Hill: Awesome conditions at Vail

On the Hill, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report showcasing Vail's ski conditions every day.

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte delivers his daily GoPro conditions report while snowboarding down Dragon's Teeth on Vail Mountain.

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Vail official report: 2 inches new snow overnight, 7 inches in last week

Vail Daily field report: It snowed a decent amount after Vail gave their 5 a.m. measurement, felt like 4-6 inches by 10 a.m.

Weather: Cloudy, snowing slightly

Breakdown: From the top of the mountain to the bottom, conditions change quite a bit, starting with nice fluff at the top and ending with icy hardpack at the bottom. In between is the heavy chop, which you have to be strong to power through. Conditions today are fun, but not for the faint of heart.

Snowcast: The snow will continue through Sunday night, NOAA is reporting.


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The VailDaily Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:23AM Published Mar 1, 2014 11:57AM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.