On the Hill: Huge powder day at Vail | VailDaily.com

On the Hill: Huge powder day at Vail

On the Hill, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report showcasing Vail’s ski conditions every day.

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte delivers his daily GoPro conditions report while snowboarding through the massive amounts of powder in the the Morning Side Ridge and Ricky’s Ridge areas of Sun Down Bowl at Vail.

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Vail official report: 3″ new snow overnight, 12″ in last week

Vail Daily field report: There’s 2 feet of untouched snow in places

Weather: Cloudy, with light snow at the higher elevations

Liftline status: Crowded today

Run of the day: Morning Side Ridge in Sun Down Bowl

Breakdown: With nearly 2 feet of new snow in the last week, conditions are fantastic at Vail. The mountain has roughly 3,300 acres open and there’s powder stashes everywhere.

Snowcast: The National Weather service is reporting there’s a 100 percent chance of snow for today, 80 percent chance for tonight, 70 percent for Sunday during the day, 70 percent chance of snow for Sunday night, and 40 percent chance of snow for Monday.

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