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On the Hill: Go behind the scenes on Opening Day

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Vail Daily reporter John LaConte gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the lead up to the 2014-15 ski season, starting at 2 a.m. Oct. 17 and ending at 9 a.m. with a sunny cruise down the slopes at Arapahoe Basin alongside the Summit County snowboarder known as Nate Dogggg, who has been on the first chair of the North American ski season for the last 19 years in a row.

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Today’s forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1 and 2 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. — National Weather Service

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