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On the Hill: Over a foot on Vail’s west side slopes

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VIDEO: On a big powder day, Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from the far west side of Vail Mountain, where it feels like there’s a foot and a half of fresh snow underfoot in places.

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Vail Daily reporter John LaConte uses a GoScope pole mount, and wears socks and gloves from Colorado company Kind Design. Get 20% off your orders at Go-Scope.com and/or kinddesign.co by using the following promo code: vaildaily20

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VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 8 inches of new snow in the 24 hours as of 4:49 a.m.

VAIL DAILY FIELD REPORT: Another few inches of new snow fell after the 4:49 a.m. report., and the west side of the mountain feels like it received more than the area from where Vail’s report was taken.

CONDITIONS: Snowing

SNOWCAST: The National Weather Service says the snowfall will stop tomorrow and then start up again on Sunday.


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