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February 5, 2014
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On the Hill: New gate open 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 the recently moved "Pumphouse" run at Vail.

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Vail official report: 3 inches new snow and 36 inches in week as of 5 a.m.

Vail Daily field report: There was only an inch or two of fresh over the hardpack, but the full 3 feet we've received in the last week is still available for shredding in many places

Weather: Partly cloudy, snowing on and off

Liftline status: Not bad at all

Run of the day: The Pumphouse is a good one for experts, and Ouzo is the groomer of the day

Breakdown: With another inch or two falling on and off all day at Vail, there's fresh snow everywhere and the groomers are running soft and nice. And despite all the recent snow, crowds aren't bad on the open runs.

Snowcast: The National Weather Service says it should snow every day this week


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The VailDaily Updated Feb 6, 2014 10:57AM Published Feb 5, 2014 11:39AM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.