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April 3, 2014
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On the Hill: Powder day at Vail

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte delivers his daily GoPro conditions report while snowboarding down Poppy Fields and Whiskey Jack at Vail.

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Vail official report: 3 inches new snow in the last 24 hours as of 5 a.m., 11 inches in the last week

Vail Daily field report: 3-4 inches of fresh on the ground with more falling

Weather: Cold and snowing

Liftline status: No lines on the East side of the mountain this morning — Chairs 6, 10, 11, 14, 21

Breakdown:Winter conditions have returned to Vail, with plenty of snow falling and cold temperatures. The snow feels great underneath your feet, but visibility is difficult, so try to exercise good form and stay lower to the ground.

Snowcast: Light to moderate snow will fall Saturday, Sunday, and perhaps into Monday morning, reports meteorologist Joel Gratz with

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The VailDaily Updated Apr 3, 2014 10:40PM Published Apr 3, 2014 10:51AM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.