If you’re looking to plan your daily piste runs, check out the snow conditions and weather report, blog, vlog or track your ski holiday, then you’re going to require the help of our 3 Must Have Ski Apps. We spend so much time planning and preparing for our ski or snowboard trip, it’s interesting to discover that so many don’t yet know about the handy resources available right there on your smart phone. Mobile phone networks are continuously launching new overseas roaming deals, meaning we can access the internet from pretty much anywhere at vastly reduced rates, compared to a few years ago. We have picked out 3 ski apps we consider to be pretty useful, in helping make the ski holiday run a little more smoothly. The first is pertinent to our location in the 3 Valleys. If you perform a quick search in Google Apps for iPhone or Google Play for Android, you’re bound to find an app for the resort you’re heading to.

3 Valleys iOS Ski Apps

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Ski Apps – Our Top 3

3 Valleys Addict

Free and available on iOS and Android

This app covers the 8 resorts within the 3 Valleys ski area including Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Brides-Les-Bains, Les Menuires – Saint Martin, Val Thorens and Orelle. The functions include restaurant search, your location,toilet locations, piste planner identifying piste grade and connecting runs, weather forecast, first aid posts and webcams. This app is particularly useful for lone skiers and groups alike when planning the day ahead, where to stop for a meal/coffee/beer and pit stops for bathroom breaks. It’s even possible to view the routes via the resort webcams, plan your evening outings and check out local events.

On The Snow

Free and available on iOS and Android

Predominantly an app bringing you snow conditions in over 2000 ski resorts globally. When using this app you will be able to receive powder alerts, up to date detailed weather forecast and current snow conditions including depth at various altitudes and latest snowfall. In addition to the techie bits, this app brings you interactive functions allowing users to comment and review resorts and pistes.

Ski Tracks

£.079 and available on iOS and Android

Feeling competitive? Or you simply want to log your journey, speed, pistes and track progress…then this is the app for you. Add photos to your log, accurately record slope gradients and speed and share progress updates online. Run previous speed and duration records, see if you can beat your Personal Best!

What apps have you found useful? What would you recommend to Snowbound Transfers customers travelling to the 3 Valleys? The Snowbound Team would love to hear from you….

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