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VIDEO: 8-year-old girl from Edwards cleans tires out of Eagle River

September 16, 2018 — VIDEO: Environmental consciousness often starts at an early age, as is the case with Stone Creek Charter School student Suri Raol, who undertook an effort recently to remove dozens of decades-old tires from the Eagle River. On the Hill is brought to you by The

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VIDEO: Snowboarding Aug-Sept at Mt. Hood closing weekend 2018

September 2, 2018 — VIDEO: Yes, there’s still lift-served skiing and snowboarding available in North America in August and September. Timberline Lodge & Ski Area on Mt. Hood stayed open through Labor Day weekend in 2018, with the official closing day scheduled for Monday, Sept. 3. Vail Daily reporter

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VIDEO: Hiking up the Minturn Mile via the Game Creek Trail

August 10, 2018 — VIDEO: Join Vail Daily reporter John LaConte for a hike up the Game Creek Trail, otherwise known as the Minturn Mile, between the town Minturn and the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain. Check out his water bottle at hydawaybottle.com On the Hill is brought

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VIDEO: Colorado River conditions improving

August 2, 2018 — VIDEO: Join Vail Daily reporter John LaConte and Vail Daily editor Krista Driscoll for a trip through Grand County on the Colorado River, where conditions have improved dramatically in recent weeks as water is being released from reservoirs upstream. On the Hill is brought to

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VIDEO: Snowboarding in July at Copper Mountain

July 23, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte visits nearby Copper Mountain for the Woodward at Copper on-snow camp currently underway at Pipeline Park, a lift-served terrain park which Copper Mountain is able to keep maintained throughout the summer. On the Hill is brought to you by

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VIDEO: Eagle County’s rare cutthroat trout and the efforts to protect it

July 7, 2018 — VIDEO: Hoping to catch a glimpse of a rare cutthroat trout, Vail Daily reporter John LaConte visits Abrams Creek in Gypsum with Buckhorn Valley water manager Kenny Slaughter. The creek’s green-lineage trout is one of only a few indigenous populations left in the Upper Colorado River Basin.

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VIDEO: Vanlifers in Vail on an adventure

June 25, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte caught up with a few adventure seekers in town for the GoPro Mountain Games who were living in vans that had been converted into small homes. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the

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“It’s OK” – Reporter John LaConte’s experience with the new GoPro Fusion

June 18, 2018 — The new GoPro Fusion is an amazing camera that shoots everything around you and automatically edits out your selfie stick. If you've ever used action cameras, you've likely had a similar experience to my own – where you get your footage uploaded into your computer,

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VIDEO: Onewheel Race for the Rail coverage by Taylor Seaton

June 12, 2018 — VIDEO: Professional skier and Steadman Clinic patient Taylor Seaton fills in as guest host on the Vail Daily’s On the Hill, taking viewers for a ride at the GoPro Mountain Games. Seaton visits the Onewheel cross competition at Golden Peak and shows off the device’s

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VIDEO: BMX, Onewheels and GoPros in Eagle, Colorado

June 9, 2018 — VIDEO: The GoPro Mountain Games visited the BMX track in Eagle, Colorado, and Vail locals John LaConte and Taylor Seaton were there for the action, using OneWheels to get the best shots of the riders. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman

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VIDEO: A-Basin Closing Day 2018

June 4, 2018 — VIDEO: Arapahoe Basin ski area closed for the 2017-18 season on Sunday, June 2, and Vail locals John LaConte and Taylor Seaton were there for the action; read this story about Fridge Street to better understand their references. On the Hill is brought to you

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VIDEO: Sandboarding Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes

May 23, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte heads down to the Great Sand Dunes National Park to try out sandboarding and the new GoPro Fusion camera. He struggled with both. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research

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VIDEO: Vail Closing Day 2018

April 15, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte cruises around Vail Mountain on the Closing Day for the 2017-18 ski season, taking viewers from the party atop the mountain to the pond skimming competition at the bottom. LaConte is riding a Ram Invader from Hovland Snowskates. On

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VIDEO: Snowy conditions a day before Vail Mountain closes for 2017-18

April 14, 2018 — VIDEO: A day before Vail Mountain closes for the 2017-18 season, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte delivers a video conditions report while snowboarding through the trees near Roger’s Run. LaConte is riding a Logger from Minturn splitboard / snowboard company Weston Snowboards.

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VIDEO: TEDxYouth@Vail coming to Edwards on Saturday, April 14

April 12, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily correspondent Ross Leonhart meets up with Troy Rindone and Kat Haber, of TEDxVail, to discuss their upcoming event, TEDxYouth@Vail on Saturday, April 14, at Battle Mountain High School. Registration is available online.   On the Hill is brought to you by The

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VIDEO: Snowboarding Minturn Mile

April 10, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill reporters John LaConte and Ross Leonhart take a trip to Minturn on their snowboards. LaConte is riding a Logger from Minturn splitboard / snowboard company Weston Snowboards. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and

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VIDEO: Deep snow on Vail Mountain

April 9, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill reporter John LaConte is surprised to find large amounts of snow atop Vail Mountain to close out the day on Sunday, April 8. LaConte is riding a Logger from Minturn splitboard / snowboard company Weston Snowboards. On the Hill

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VIDEO: Senna Leith finds the fresh snow in Vail

April 8, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte catches up with local snowboardcross racer Senna Leith, who competed on the World Cup tour this season. LaConte is riding a Logger from Minturn splitboard / snowboard company Weston Snowboards. On the Hill is brought to

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VIDEO: Spring storm drops 10+ inches at Beaver Creek

April 7, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from Beaver Creek after a spring storm dropped 11 inches of wet and heavy snow. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.

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VIDEO: New singletrack sidewalk section opens in Eagle

April 2, 2018 — VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte catches up with Matt Thompson of Momentum Trail Concepts for the debut of the newest section of singletrack sidewalk in Eagle. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon

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