People going on a winter holiday will also take their iPhone with them and thus useful ski, snowboard and snow apps appear for the Apple iPhones.
Whether you are planning to spend a snow holiday in North America, travel to an European destination or anywhere else in the world, there are various Apple iPhone apps that will make your ski or snowboard holiday a more pleasant and safe experience. Below you will find a selection of ski-, snowboard- and snow-apps, which all can be downloaded on iTunes.
The Mammut Safety App
The Mammut Safety App aims to help snow sport enthusiasts in assessing the local avalanche risk. The app includes a klinometer to estimate the slope angle, an altimeter, a compass and links to avalanche bulletins worldwide and the personal safety equipment requirements. Most worldwide avalanche bulletins also give weather forecasts.
Snowboarders and skiers can use the Realski app to navigate their mountains with augmented reality for navigating trails and on-mountain features. The Realski app covers more than 100 North American ski resorts.
The Realski app is available for the Apple iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4.
What's the name of this mountain anyway? Where are we and where are we heading? The Peakfinder app answers these questions, but also has other features. Peakfinder uses the GPS on your iPhone to get your current location, has digital binoculars and gives you beautiful panoramic views of mountain ranges. You can use this function on top of a mountain, but also sitting in the comfort of your living room. The Peakfinder app is available in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish.
Are you spending your snow holiday in France? Then the France Montagnes app is the iPhone app for you, covering more than 100 major ski resorts in France. The France Montagnes app gives you piste maps, webcams, current events and weather.
The free iTrailMap app enables skiers and snowboarders to download high resolution trail maps of your favorite ski and snowboard resorts to your iPhone. Unlike most other apps, you do not need a cellular service to use this application, because the apps are stored on your iPhone. At this moment over 750 piste maps are available and you can view these maps in portrait or landscape mode.
SÃ¼dtirol Mobile Guide
Are you planning to spend your holiday in the South Tyrol (SÃ¼dtirol) region? Then the SÃ¼dtirol Mobile Guide should be downloaded to your iPhone. This app gives you a list of accommodations and regions in the region, most important events, location based navigation, up-to-date weather information and weather forecasts and a photo gallery with beautiful regional pictures. The SÃ¼dtirol Mobile Guide App is available in English, German and Italian.
The Fizz Snow app gives a lot of weather information, using a nice interface. Fizz Snow gives you current weather information as well as forecasts. Other features of this iPhone app are webcams, downloadable trail maps, snow- and resort information.