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On the Hill: 2014 starts with a powder day on Vail Mountain

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 through powder on the Vail Mountain run “Forever.”

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Vail official report: 4″ new snow as of 5 a.m., 6″ in last week

Vail Daily field report: By 9 a.m. it felt like 6-8 inches underneath Chair 5 on Vail’s backside

Weather: Snowing hard

Liftline status: Crowded

Run of the day: Anything in Blue Sky

Breakdown: It’s dumping snow in Vail; conditions are fantastic but visibility is difficult

Snowcast: The National Weather service forecasts snow today and possibly again on Friday night.