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VIDEO: Opening Day run at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

October 12, 2019

WATCH: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte enjoys a snowskate run at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, which claimed first resort to open for the 2019-20 ski season in North America on Friday. A-Basin was able to...




VIDEO: Help the Minturn bike park become a reality

September 10, 2019

WATCH: With a new fundraising effort underway, the Vail Valley Trails Alliance’s Ernest Saeger catches up with Vail Daily reporter John LaConte about the effort to build a bike park with dirt jumps, a dual...


VIDEO: Trying to surf at the Eagle whitewater park

September 4, 2019

WATCH: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte and local surfer @gel_z attempt to surf the standing wave at the new whitewater park in Eagle, Colorado. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic...



VIDEO: Big weekend of biking coming up in Eagle

August 1, 2019

WATCH: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte visits the Eagle County BMX track as organizers ready for a big weekend of racing. The state series heads to Eagle on Sunday, August 3, in what could prove...



VIDEO: Hiking with kids on Vail Mountain

July 18, 2019

WATCH: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte takes viewers to the Fireweed trail on Vail Mountain. With the exception of the Kinnikinnick trail, all of the hiking trails on Vail Mountain are now open for the...


VIDEO: Rare July run down Gore Creek in Vail

July 11, 2019

WATCH: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte takes a rafting run down Gore Creek during the second week of July, a rare opportunity as the creek is seeing an extraordinarily late peak in runoff this year....



VIDEO: Boxing training in Vail

June 29, 2019

WATCH: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte trains with Sammy Katz in Vail’s Sandstone neighborhood. Katz runs up steep hills to build up his endurance as he enters the professional boxing circuit in Colorado. With a...


WATCH: Bike to work day celebrated in Vail

June 28, 2019

VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte is reporting on bike to work day, riding his bike to the bike-to-work-day aid station and talking with town of Vail Environmental Sustainability Coordinator Beth Markham. On the Hill...