On the Hill: Snow starting to fall at Vail
VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte delivers his daily GoPro conditions report while snowboarding down Giant Steps on Vail Mountain.
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Vail official report: 0″ new snow overnight, 5″ in last week
Vail Daily field report: Once again today, there was a slight layer of dust on the slopes this morning which wasn’t reported
Weather: Cloudy and snowing
Liftline status: Very crowded for the last day of 2013
Run of the day: Giant Steps was just opened
Breakdown: The snow is starting to fall on Vail Mountain, and just in time as the conditions were starting to get icy and hard with only 5 inches of snow in the last week
Snowcast: The National Weather service forecasts 40 percent chance of snow New Year’s Eve with a 70 percent New Year’s night. It forecasts a 70 percent of snow Jan. 1.