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On the Hill: See avalanche zones 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: Hiking, checking out avalanche zones in East Vail

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Report: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte takes viewers on a hike up the Deluge Lake Trail in East Vail, crossing several avalanche zones along the way. The Deluge Lake Trail runs 3.8 miles in one direction along Deluge Creek, starting at an elevation of 8,710 and ending at 11,746 feet.

Today’s forecast: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.— National Weather Service

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