The 16 Best Skiing Apps You Should Be Using on the Slopes

The 16 Best Skiing Apps You Should Be Using on the Slopes

The 16 Best Skiing Apps You Should Be Using on the Slopes 1194 896 Helen Orford

The 16 Best Skiing Apps You Should Be Using on the Slopes

Why wouldn’t there be an app for skiing in an age when there is an app for everything? While you may not be thinking about your smartphone when on the slopes, it can actually be the ultimate resource if you know which ski apps to download and really enhance your trip. Know you want to hit the slopes but haven’t yet sorted your accommodation, no worries!

If you want to make the best of your time on the powder, try our top ski app recommendations below.

Ski Tracks – Download Here

Working for both iOS and Android, this app works as a GPS tracker to record and measure your ski data.  Ski Tracks allow you to take a look at your speed while sailing down a mountain and tells you your total distance covered by the end of the day. Worried that the app will drain your precious battery while out on the mountain? Don’t. It runs in the background so you won’t have to worry about going powerless when you might need it the most. It will keep each run separate so that you can compare and contrast too.

OnTheSnow Ski & Snow Report – Download Here

OnTheSnow, the worldwide leader for snow reports and ski conditions, brings you the world’s most downloaded skiing and snowboarding application, the Ski & Snow Report app. Compare snow reports from your favourite ski resorts and upload firsthand reports or photos. You can also see the webcams for these resorts online to track the weather forecast. With a powder alert, you can tell when to visit your favourite ski resorts – if they get enough new snow, you’ll be notified!

SkiMaps – Download Trail Maps – Download Here

Going skiing or snowboarding this winter? Download trail maps for your favourite ski resorts to your iPhone and uses the built-in GPS to find where you are on the mountain. You don’t even need an internet connection, simply pre-download all the maps you will need for your day on the slopes. If you have access to the internet, then you can see live webcam feeds from on the piste map or check the weather forecast for your favourite resort. Ski maps feature all the resorts in which Consensio operate, including Val d’Isère, Méribel and Courchevel.

Skitude – Download Here

Skitude App ScreenshotsSkitude App

Record your skiing or snowboarding activity in more than 2,500 Ski Resorts. This app tracks your activity and shows a full analysis, plus your efforts on the piste can be shown on a league board. See where you stand in the rankings and climb to the top. Compete and win prizes by tracking your activities on the mountain.

FATMAP – Download Here

Offered for free from the iTunes app store, FATMAP is a 3D skiing map that uses high-resolution satellite images. The GPS-enabled navigation allows skiers to move around the mountain with ease through various perspectives and angles. For those that are willing to pay for the premium version, there are added features like avalanche risk zones, crevasse zones and gradient heat mapping.

4riders – Download Here

Would you like to have a 3D ski resort map on your phone? Display your position to geolocate yourself and find your loved ones and find the best routes to reach. 4riders also allows you to talk to skiers on neighbouring slopes to find out about good deals in the area, 4riders is available for iPhones & Android phones. Download the map as soon as a ski resort opens up and discover all its hidden tracks. Let your loved ones know where you are and invite them to explore all the scenic slopes with you.

SkiLynx – Download Here

SkiLynx is a dynamic app for iOS and Android that transforms the ski resort experience. It features live tracking, allowing skiers to record their runs and vertical feet, a Friend Finder for easy group coordination on the slopes, and leaderboards for competitive fun. The app also provides real-time lift wait times and enables resorts to launch instant marketing campaigns, making it an essential tool for both skiers and resort management

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Mountain Hub – Download Here

Mountain Hub is a global community where you can share and discover information about the outdoors. It’s packed with live updates from experts and enthusiasts, meaning you will never be bored again when exploring new terrain. This app also enhances your outdoor experience with a number of useful tools, like maps and route tracking. On the app, you can share your knowledge and experiences with the passionate outdoor community using the app and save a number of maps for offline use when you’re in the backcountry.

EpicPass – Download Here

Epicpass app screenshots EpicPass App

EpicPass streamlines your skiing adventures with its Mobile Pass feature in the new My Epic App. Utilizing Bluetooth Low Energy technology, it offers hands-free lift access straight from your pocket, allowing you to bypass ticket lines entirely. This app transforms your phone into your pass, ensuring more time on the slopes and less time waiting.

Slopes – Download Here

This app features smart recording, so you just have to hit record, then forget about it. The Slopes app automatically detects lifts and keeps tracking your runs for you all day long. And don’t worry, Slopes is easy on the battery, so you can ride all day and it won’t miss a thing.

It’s really easy to get lost these days. With your smartphone app, featuring a live map you have nothing to worry about. Plus, before you head out, find out what the conditions are like from other app users. Slopes gives you a raw, data-driven performance overview and highlights where you are improving, and you can compete against your friends across 8 different stats throughout the season. Your account and all leaderboards are completely private, so you don’t need to worry about strangers ruining your fun!

Ski School – Download Here

You’ll have to pay a small fee for this one but it’s totally worth it compared to how much an actual ski lesson will cost. The videos offered through this iPhone app are high quality and provide lessons for even the most beginner of beginners. It will introduce different types of turns, go over equipment, and guide you through various types of runs. There are cue cards and demonstrations that offer a lesson just as comprehensive as if you were being taught in person. There are four ski school apps, Ski School Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert.

SkiFit (Vimeo Series) – Download Here

Although not technically an app, this £9.99 annual subscription to a Vimeo series will help you get into the physical shape necessary in order to have a great time on the slopes. It’s led by a clinical expert and physiotherapist who offers up a series of exercises that can be completed in just eight minutes. Workouts can be done in the gym or at home and don’t require any sort of equipment either. Users will be guided through exercises that touch on balance, coordination, core and strength endurance. By the end of it, you should be in tip-top shape and ready for your skiing holiday.

PeakFinder – Download Here

PeakFinder is a unique app that is particularly appealing to those who love the scenic aspect of skiing. This app uses your phone’s camera to identify mountain peaks in real-time. It’s a fun way to learn more about the geography surrounding you while on the ski slopes.

peak finder screenshots

Avalanche Forecasts – Download Here

For backcountry skiers, safety is paramount. This app provides up-to-date avalanche forecasts for your area, helping you make informed decisions about where and when to ski.

Snoww – Download Here

Snoww is a social networking app for skiers. It allows you to track and compare your skiing stats, follow friends and professional skiers, and even compete on leaderboards. This app adds a competitive and social element to your skiing experience.

snoww screenshots – Download Here is a comprehensive app offering detailed information on over 6,000 ski resorts worldwide. It provides skiers with essential details like slope maps, snow conditions, and accommodation options, all in a user-friendly interface. This app is perfect for those planning their ski trips and looking for up-to-date resort information and user reviews

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