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April 17, 2014
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On the Hill: Over 4,000 acres open at Vail

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte delivers a Vail conditions report while snowboarding down Après Vous at Vail.

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Vail official snow report: 0 inches new snow in the last 24 hours, 10 inches in the last week

Vail official snow depth report: 67-inch mid mountain base, 317 inches total this season

Weather: Sunny

Liftline status: Not bad

Breakdown: With more that 4,000 acres open for closing weekend, Vail has plenty of fun terrain to explore. The back side of the mountain turned to a choppy slush around noon or so on Thursday, making conditions really fun there.

Snowcast: Expecthigh elevation snow showers on Saturday, mostly above 10,000 feet, with a few more showers popping up again on Sunday, reports meteorologist Joel Gratz with

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The VailDaily Updated Oct 31, 2014 11:56AM Published Apr 18, 2014 11:15AM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.