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On the Hill: Shorty Showdown 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 a Vail conditions report from the annual Shorty Showdown in memory of Jesse Canestorp, a Vail local who passed away in 2009.

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Vail official snow report: 0 inches new snow in the last 24 hours, 10 inches in the last week

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Vail official snow depth report: 69-inch mid mountain base, 307 inches this season

Weather: Very sunny

Liftline status: Dead

Breakdown: Great day for spring skiing at Vail. Changing conditions from top to bottom are making it difficult on the surface of your skis/board, though, so make sure and slather on plenty of good all mountain wax.

Snowcast: We’ve another chance of snow for this weekend, reports meteorologist Joel Gratz with opensnow.com.

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