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December 24, 2013
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On the Hill: Powder in Beaver Creek trees

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart delivers his daily snow conditions report while snowboarding through trees under Strawberry Park Express Lift (No. 12) at Beaver Creek Resort.

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Beaver Creek official report: 0" new snow, 16" in last week

Weather: Very cloudy and cold

Liftline status: The holiday crowd has arrived. Lines aren't too bad on the mountain, but there are definitely more people at Beaver Creek this week.

Run of the day: There's some leftover powder to be found in trees under Strawberry Park Express Lift (No. 12)

Breakdown: With 16 inches in the last week, there is a solid base at Beaver Creek for the Christmas holiday.

Snowcast: The National Weather service is reporting there's an 80 percent chance of snow today, 1-3 inches. It is also reporting a sunny Christmas Day.

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