When we put our boots on, we disconnect from everything around us. We fail to keep an eye on our watches, we turn our cell-phones off, and we begin to enjoy the snow under our skis. However, there are several free smartphone apps that will really improve our experience on the mountain, without taking away that fresh spirit of freedom from our minds. From trail maps to safety apps, here ir our must-have list of both iPhone and Android free ski apps.
The Snow-Forecast.com app provides you access to detailed snow forecasts, updated every 4 hours for over 2,900 ski resorts around the world.
iTrailMap allows you to download paper maps to your smartphone for use on the slopes without a WiFi or cellular connection.
Just put your phone in your pocket and Ski Tracks will record all your mountain movements and analysis your performance and even provide Run-by-Run analysis or your whole day.
This app shows the names of all mountains and peaks with a 360° panorama display. This functions completely offline. PeakFinder knows more than 250’000 peaks.
TiltMeter is a grade angle measurement tool, very useful to measure slope angles. Remember that 90% of avalanches are triggered by skiers themselves, and most of them take place on slopes with angles between 30º and 45º.
With just a few taps, book deals on lift tickets, lessons and rentals at over 150 ski areas with savings up to 80%.
The GoPro has come to stay, and it is increasingly common to see people with it on the slopes. The GoPro App makes it easy to control your camera remotely, view your photos and videos and share your favorites. You can adjust camera settings and use your phone, tablet or Apple Watch as a viewfinder to frame the perfect shot.