On the Hill: Beautiful day at Vail

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte delivers a Vail conditions report while snowboarding down Lindsey's 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: 66-inch mid mountain base, 317 inches total this season

Weather: Sunny

Liftline status: Not bad

Breakdown: There's a great base at Vail, leaving tons of slushy snow on the mountain for closing weekend. But your wax can mean the difference between fun and frustration, make sure you have plenty of the warm weather stuff slathered on before you get out to the hill.

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 opensnow.com.


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The VailDaily Updated Jun 8, 2014 02:01AM Published Apr 18, 2014 12:54PM Copyright 2014 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.