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On the Hill: Longboarding Potato Patch in Vail

On the Hill Summer, brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, brings you a video report about a different High Country adventure every weekday.

Today’s activity: Longboarding down Potato Patch Road and Vail View Drive

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Report: Potato Patch Road is a classic in Vail, as long as it’s not raining. It was coming down off and on Tuesday, but in between showers the roads will usually dry up enough for a few runs on the days we experience intermittent storms, and that was indeed the case on Tuesday. But Vail Daily reporter John LaConte was wearing his rain jacket during his run just in case …

Today’s weather: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 a.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Wednesday Night. — National Weather Service

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