Five apps that give you the best experience with your phone in your pocket and skis on the feet.
When Christmas and winter holiday goes against the snowy slopes, it might be nice to be prepared with the right ski-apps for your smartphone.
We have looked at some of the apps you can use when you need to plan your ski trip, learn technique or just get a map of the slopes.
The largest overview of ski you get with our site, with more than 4,800 destinations included.
You get quick reference card, test descriptions, snow reports, snow depth, weather updates and much more.
The application is free and available for both iOS in the App Store and Android in Google Play
How To Ski
With How To Ski for iPhone, you will be given the opportunity to improve your technique, with a video-based teaching, which is visible both before and during your skiing holiday.
Application targeting the teaching against four core areas: Parallel turns, better carving turns, steep and narrow terrain, as well as pukelpister.
How To Ski will cost 32 dollars and is available for download in the App Store.
If you would like to be on the safe side when you are skiing, Mammut Safety is a great choice, which gives you a risk assessment on just the place you want to go skiing.
On the basis of information which the avalanche warning, weather forecast and pistehældning, you will get an estimated risk assessment, so that you can assess whether it is safe to ski at precisely the place where you want to run.
Mammut Safety for iPhone offers also an SOS function that can send your GPS location to the local emergency preparedness.
Mammut Safety is free and can be downloaded in the App Store.
If you would like to have your ski map at your fingertips, you can with iTrailMap download high-resolution map to your smartphone.
The cards are available offline, and have you downloaded them from home, you don’t have to worry about high prices on udlandsroaming when you want to view on the map over the phone.
itrailmap is available in a free version for both iOS and Android in App Store in Google Play.
If you are curious to know more about your own performance on the slopes, Ski Tracks track your races, and subsequent show statistics with average speed, altitude, distance, and more.
So you get a kind of Endomondo for skientusiater, which can run in the background on your phone, and you should feel to share your accomplishments with the rest of the world, you can share the results on Facebook.
Ski Tracks are available for iPhone in App Store for 7 bucks and for Android in Google Play for 6.95.