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VIDEO: First tracks on 20 FEET of new snow at Mammoth

January 16, 2017 — Videographer Colin Farrell captured this footage on Mammoth’s Chair 22 after the area received 20 feet of snow in a 10-day storm cycle. “It was pure joy,” Farrell told Powder magazine.

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VIDEO: See the features at the Golden Peak Terrain Park

January 16, 2017 — On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: In the Monday, Jan. 16 edition of On the Hill, Vail Daily on snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the Golden Peak terrain park on Vail Mountain […]

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VIDEO: Massive avalanche destroys historic cabin in Summit County

January 16, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — The Maid of Orleans Cabin about a mile up Peru Creek was destroyed by an avalanche last week. The slide ran 2,000 feet and broke to the ground, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center. It destroyed trees that were 4 feet […]

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Vail Valley business a mixed bag over holiday weekend

January 16, 2017 — EAGLE COUNTY — The holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday has gradually become a fairly important one on the resort calendar. But how busy the weekend past was depends on who you ask. For raw numbers in Vail, this year’s three-day weekend wasn’t as […]

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Ritz Carlton staff creates Make A Wish magic for Wisconsin family

January 16, 2017 — BEAVER CREEK — Isabelle Dunai’s grin was a big as the Gore Range when she learned her Make a Wish wish would include skiing in Beaver Creek. Isabelle, 17, is not a complicated young woman. Her initial wish was to visit the mountains, enjoy a […]

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Rule easing public lands transfer concerns hunters, others

January 16, 2017 — BOISE, Idaho — A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access. Lawmakers earlier this month passed a rule eliminating […]

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Anorexia support group

January 16, 2017 — A free support group for anorexia nervosa and associated disorders meets Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Vail Interfaith Chapel, located at 19 Vail Road. This support group is open to people who suffer from anorexia nervosa and/or bulimia. Group members will be able […]

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Lake Tahoe braces for several more feet of snow

January 16, 2017 — TRUCKEE, Calif. — After last week’s epic snowstorm dumped feet of snow and brought several power outages, avalanches and other dangers, Mother Nature gave the greater Tahoe-Truckee region a break this weekend with partly cloudy skies and no snow. Enjoy it while it lasts. More […]

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Have a wonderful birthday

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Congratulations

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VIDEO: Snowplow crashes through guardrail, down 300-foot embankment after collision with semi

January 16, 2017 — A video captured on U.S. 6 in the Spanish Fork Canyon in Utah on Thursday shows a semi truck forcing a snow plow over a 300-foot embankment. “A semi truck decided to pass him on the right-hand side. That truck clipped the plow, and sent […]

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Vonn 13th on return; Wiles earns first podium

January 16, 2017 — ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria — Racing for the first time in 322 days, Lindsey Vonn had to settle for 13th place Sunday in an unusual women’s World Cup downhill with an unexpected winner, Christine Scheyer of Austria. Not being able to push out of the start gate […]

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Vail native Mike Johnston to run for governor

January 16, 2017 — DENVER — State Sen. Mike Johnston will kick off the 2018 Democratic primary on Tuesday by announcing that he’s running for governor. The early move by Johnston, a former teacher, high school principal and Obama education adviser who’s been active in Colorado school issues for […]

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Thank you

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Small champions

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Tired of shoveling

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Two snowboarders buried, seriously injured in avalanche outside of Park City, Utah

January 16, 2017 — Two snowboarders were rescued late Wednesday night after becoming buried and seriously injured in an avalanche on a backcountry slope near the Smith and Morehouse Reservoir in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The two men, who are in their 40s and from the Salt Lake Valley, […]

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Vail reminds locals of snowplow regulations

January 16, 2017 — VAIL — With a snowfall count of 17 inches within the town of Vail during last week’s winter storm and more coming this week, the town’s snowplow drivers have been working to keep the streets safe for travel, including clearing snow from intersections to improve […]

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Vail Daily column: Bending the cost curve

January 16, 2017 — It’s no big secret that competitive snowsports are expensive. It’s something that we at Ski & Snowboard Club Vail and our national governing body, United States Ski and Snowboard Association, are aware of. While it may not be possible to bring the cost of competitive […]

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Ski & Snowboard Club tech season begins

January 16, 2017 — BEAVER CREEK — Ski & Snowboard Club Vail U10, U12 and U14 alpine athletes kicked off their technical season with four giant slalom races on Beaver Creek’s Bear Trap Saturday and Sunday. The Bolle Age Class Races were attended by athletes from Telluride, Crested Butte […]

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