Nowadays, amateurs of almost every sport can find an ideal app for themselves that may prove useful during winter frenzy on skis or snowboard. Interesting solutions and possibilities offered by these apps can be used not only on slopes, but also when planning trips around Poland and abroad.
Made by Skiresort Service International, which is one of the biggest supplier of snow reports, this app boasts the biggest database. It provides information on 5100 ski resorts – a fact that users who travel to less busy and popular places will appreciate. Skiresort presents information on lifts, maps, ski slopes, opening hours, skipass prices and, of course, updated information on skiing and weather conditions in the selected location (as well as forecasts for the next days). Moreover, the app makes it possible to book a room in ski resorts. The “shake it” function may prove to be useful for undecided tourists – just shake your phone and the app will choose a destination for you. Available on iOS, Android
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The basis for this universally recognized app, created by the popular ski portal, is a database of over 2000 ski resorts from all around the world, including Poland. The app allows to check important ski data such as current weather, base depth, route maps, operating lifts, open routes or ticket prices. The app provides its users with Powder Alert that will automatically inform you when your favourite resorts receive new snow. Additionally, the slopes can be observed through online cameras, and users can share their photos and opinions about the resorts with other people. Available on iOS, Android.
If you are planning to go on skiing holidays with a lot of people, this app may come in handy. The app is quite unique – it is as a sort of a social networking site for winter sport amateurs. SkiLynx allows you to create your own private ski group to chat and share information about your location or current activity. The locations are shown on schematic visualizations of slopes and ski routes. This allows you to know where your loved ones are, which is especially useful not only for groups of friends but also families with children. Available on iOS.