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On the Hill: Stone Creek Chutes open with lots of powder

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VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter/copy chief Ross Leonhart checks out the knee-deep powder conditions in Stone Creek Chutes the day after it opened.

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BEAVER CREEK OFFICIAL REPORT: 4″ in past 48 hours and 21″ in past week.

SNOWCAST: It’s a sunny Christmas Eve at Beaver Creek. There is a chance of a little snow on Christmas Day, and 1-3 inches forecasted for Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

REPORT: There is still powder all over the mountain after the past storm dropped over a foot of snow. With 96 percent of the mountain open, fresh tracks are still hanging around. Stone Creek Chutes has lots of deep powder all over.