On the Hill: Snow starting to fall at Vail | VailDaily.com

Back to: On The Hill

On the Hill: Snow starting to fall 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 Giant Steps on Vail Mountain.

On the Hill is shot with a GoScope Extreme 2X Telescoping pole mount, get 30% off your order at Go-Scope.com by using the following promo code: goscopevaildaily

Vail official report: 0″ new snow overnight, 5″ in last week

Vail Daily field report: Once again today, there was a slight layer of dust on the slopes this morning which wasn’t reported

Weather: Cloudy and snowing

Liftline status: Very crowded for the last day of 2013

Run of the day: Giant Steps was just opened

Breakdown: The snow is starting to fall on Vail Mountain, and just in time as the conditions were starting to get icy and hard with only 5 inches of snow in the last week

Snowcast: The National Weather service forecasts 40 percent chance of snow New Year’s Eve with a 70 percent New Year’s night. It forecasts a 70 percent of snow Jan. 1.