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On The Hill: April backcountry at A-Basin with the boys (snow video)

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VIDEO: Z Griff takes a trip out of bounds near Arapahoe Basin for fresh turns through the tight trees at Beav’s, a hike-to piece of backcountry. Remember to make a plan, know your safety basics and pack the proper gear before heading into the great green yonder, even late in the season.

Snow report: 4″, 8″, 30″ in past 7 days

Summit Daily field report: The clouds are hanging low and heavy with patches of blue sky. The snow is perfectly rideable.

Weather: High 38 F, low 18 F. Overcast with chance of snow this afternoon.

Lift lines: Still like spring out there: open and empty.

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