John LaConte
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On the Hill: BC Spruce Saddle trail

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday.

Today's activity: Hiking the Spruce Saddle trail at Beaver Creek

Details: Beaver Creek's Centennial lift will reduce service to weekends only starting next week, but that doesn't mean the hiking opportunities are diminished. The Beaver Creek Hiking Center will still be open every day that that lift is running (Saturdays and Sundays throughout September), and will offer complimentary guided hikes starting at 11 a.m. for those looking to learn some the trails.

Today's weather: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. South southwest wind around 5 mph. — National Weather Service

Are you On the Hill? Send your three-minute action cam video featuring a summer activity in the Vail Valley — biking, hiking, kayaking, SUP, horseback riding, rafting, etc., — to onthehill@vaildaily.com.

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The VailDaily Updated Aug 29, 2013 01:07PM Published Aug 28, 2013 02:42PM Copyright 2013 The VailDaily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.