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On the Hill: Snowskate great at Vail

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VIDEO: Vail Daily on-snow correspondent John LaConte reports from Ledges on Vail Mountain, where snow skater Jon Scharfencamp is enjoying the good visibility we’re seeing today, something that dramatically helps snow skaters.

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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

VAIL OFFICIAL REPORT: 7 inches of new snow in the last week

CONDITIONS: Very sunny

SNOWCAST: There is snow in the forecast for Monday, reports the National Weather Service.