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VIDEO: Unforecasted storm wallops Vail
VIDEO: Unforecasted storm wallops Vail

April 14, 2019

WATCH: Vail Daily Reporter John LaConte delivers a snow conditions report while snowboarding through fields of fresh powder on Vail Mountain during a storm which took weather watchers by surprise on April 13, 2019. LaConte...


VIDEO: Ravinos flipping tradition in Vail
VIDEO: Ravinos flipping tradition in Vail

March 20, 2019

WATCH: The Vail Daily captures the annual Ravinos initiation tradition on Vail Mountain during St. Patrick’s Day 2019. Reporter John LaConte is riding a Backwoods from Minturn splitboard / snowboard company Weston Backcountry. On the...


WATCH: Heavy snowfall hitting Vail
WATCH: Heavy snowfall hitting Vail

March 9, 2019

WATCH: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte attempts to deliver a video conditions report while snowboarding Vail Mountain on Thursday, March 7, during a massive snowstorm. LaConte is riding a Backwoods from Minturn splitboard / snowboard...




VIDEO: Giant storm hits Vail, more than 2 feet of fresh snow
VIDEO: Giant storm hits Vail, more than 2 feet of fresh snow

March 4, 2019

VIDEO: After a 26-inch storm hit Vail Mountain, local news reporter John LaConte rides through Blue Sky Basin, delivering a conditions report while riding a Backwoods from Minturn splitboard / snowboard company Weston Backcountry. On...




WATCH: Talons Challenge 2019 at Beaver Creek
WATCH: Talons Challenge 2019 at Beaver Creek

February 23, 2019

Sean Naylor was On the Hill Saturday along with hundreds of skiers and snowboarders taking on 26,226 vertical feet of black diamond and double black diamond terrain for the 16th annual Talons Challenge at Beaver Creek....


VIDEO: Snow and sun simultaneously on Vail Mountain
VIDEO: Snow and sun simultaneously on Vail Mountain

February 20, 2019

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte finds unusual conditions atop Vail Mountain on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. LaConte is riding a Backwoods from Minturn splitboard / snowboard company Weston Backcountry. On the Hill is brought...


VIDEO: Visit a Legacy Stop on Vail Mountain
VIDEO: Visit a Legacy Stop on Vail Mountain

February 19, 2019

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte enjoys the snowy conditions in the area surrounding Roger’s Run, which has been newly designated as a “Legacy Stop” on Vail Mountain. LaConte is riding a Backwoods from Minturn...


VIDEO: Deep snow on Vail Mountain
VIDEO: Deep snow on Vail Mountain

February 17, 2019

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte takes on the Frontside Chutes after a series of storms brought nearly a foot of new snow to Vail Mountain on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. LaConte is riding a...



VIDEO: Snowing hard on Vail Mountain
VIDEO: Snowing hard on Vail Mountain

February 13, 2019

VIDEO: The storm is starting to roll in just as forecasted on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and Vail Daily reporter John LaConte is out enjoying it. LaConte is riding a Hovland Buckshot Snowskate. On the Hill...


VIDEO: Deep snow in Vail
VIDEO: Deep snow in Vail

February 7, 2019

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte shows viewers the conditions on the front side of Vail Mountain in the trees near Bwana on Feb. 6, 2019. LaConte is riding a Backwoods from Minturn splitboard /...



VIDEO: More fresh snow in Vail
VIDEO: More fresh snow in Vail

February 5, 2019

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte shows viewers the conditions in China Bowl on Vail Mountain in the area near the Dragon’s Teeth run on Feb. 5, 2019. LaConte is riding a Backwoods from Minturn...


VIDEO: Snowskate jam in Minturn
VIDEO: Snowskate jam in Minturn

February 3, 2019

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte takes part in the Hovland Snowskates rail jam at Little Beach Park in Minturn, featuring guest appearances from Phil Smage and Spencer Nuzzi. LaConte is riding a Ram snowskate...


VIDEO: Storm surfing with snowboard cross pros
VIDEO: Storm surfing with snowboard cross pros

January 30, 2019

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte catches up with the pros from the International Snowboard Training Center, who are putting on a camp at nearby Ski Cooper, featuring national teams from all over Europe. On...