Finally winter is here, those of you who have been impatiently waiting for the first snow will no doubt be pleased that the can go out and indulge in their favourite winter sport. And not surprisingly is there Apps out there on the Android Market for skiers or Snowboarders. Actually there are a plenty of different Apps out there for Skiers and Snowboarders, for example apps for maps and LiveCams from Ski Resorts, Weather reports, Speedometer, reviews of ski slopes and ski cabins. To make it easier on all of you out there, we have created a list of the best Ski apps for Android.
2. Ski TrailMaps
The free ski trail maps Android App provides users access to just under 1,000 Maps to Ski Resorts across the globe. The maps are stored on the SD card and can then be used without an Internet connection. In addition, ski trail maps to-date information like weather forecasts and open slopes. The paid Pro version also includes features like webcams and the current snow conditions. Pro Ski Trail Maps also comes with no advertising.
3. Ski Trip Planner
The Ski Trip Planner serves as a reminder and to-do list for the luggage. To help the user prepare the app has a list of more than 300 Ski utensils that the user can choose from to create their list. And if thats not enough the user can also manually add items to the list.
4. Gps Ski Maps
Ski Maps GPs has two versions one for Europe and one for North America. Both versions provide a map of the users selected region (North America or Europe) whilst also providing a GPS Locater. It provides Ski Trail maps of all, whilst also allowing users to locate restaurants, ski lifts, cable cars, parking lots and retail outlets closeby. The trial maps also show the user how difficult each slope is. Finally when the user is finished for the day he can review which slopes he went down (represented as a animation).
SportsTracker isn’t aimed solely at Skiers but rather targets all sports in general. It is great app and can tell the user his current speed, distance covered, average speed over the covered distance, current heart rate, skin temperature and the users respiratory rate.
This Android App has five different versions, one each for a different area ( Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ischgl) all of which can be downloaded for free from the Android Market. Each version tracks the weather, current snow conditions, ski area maps, opening times of slopes and ski lifts for its area.
This ski app is perfect for any ski holiday. Satski is not only a very reliable ski-navigation app but it also includes a speed and distance travelled meter. It provides information to all major ski resorts and slopes, such as providing information regarding the weather, current snow conditions, nearby restaurants, ski schools, nearby public transport and more. And if for some reason something happens on the skope, there is also an integrated emergency function that will ensure that help will be able to find you quickly and easily.
Whoever after a long day of skiing hasn’t quite had enough of it, will definatly find a home in this app. Freestyle is a challenging Android Ski Game, where the player has to ski down a virtual slope and perform various tricks and daring leaps. But at the same time he has to be aware of the many trees throughout the slope.
9. SnowReport Switzerland
This Android App provides users with snow reports all over Switzerlandand offers information on all Swiss ski resorts. The user can search for his favourite ski slopes, then being able to save his favourites. This free app is constantly updated and information such as slope conditions and weather are always kept update. Thanks to various webcams, the user can get an idea of the ski conditions of each ski area.
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