What are the best iPhone essential apps for skiers?

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    #1Liftopia

    Liftopia

    Liftopia is a free app for iOS that allows you to find gorgeous deals on ski resorts' tickets worldwide. Deals go up to 80% off the regular price. You can also find via GPS the nearest track based on your current position.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Evelyn Romero
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "This app has been very useful for me. It makes it so easy and simple to finding the best reorts and getting great discounts. This is a must have during the winter season."
  2. 16

    #2OnTheSnow

    OnTheSnow
    OnTheSnow is an iOS and Android app for skiers and snowboarders. It offers full reports of the sky conditions and the slopes from courses worldwide. It works as a hub for snow lovers.
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Jorge Pacheco
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "Super great idea, with terrible execution. I love the reports it offers, and the social parts are a really fine idea. The problem is that it seems to have been developed by monkeys with a typewriter, who threw this together on a break from hammering out rewrites of Shameless. Such a shame, because every time I saw something that says "wow, great idea" I'd find ten ways for it not to work."
  3. 15

    #3snowEdge

    snowEdge
    snowEdge is a free app for iOS that allows you to know how good are your skills on skiing or riding, plus it tracks how much distance you ran. It also uses the accelerometer for measuring your speed.
    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    David Sanchez
    Written on January 18, 2018
    "I am always on the look out for the best app for skiing. I have no found very many good ones. They are usually bad but snowEdge is amazing. It has so much good info that you won't look anywhere else for another app. "
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    #4Ski Tracks

    Ski Tracks
    Ski Tracks is a pro app for mobile device specialized in winter sports. It works with no internet connection needed, and makes possible to register your day at the tracks and compare it with your fellows' ones.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Socorro Rocha
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "Ski Tracks is the perfect app for anyone who love skiing. It will help you keep track of your skiing. You can even compare it to others. It's a great companion and your one stop shop for all things you could need in a skiing app. "
  2. 10

    #5Dark Sky

    Dark Sky
    Dark Sky is an application for monitoring weather. It has a 24/7 weather forecast, images of current conditions, saved locations, and weather maps. It has rain notifications and a status bar. It is free but can be upgraded to a premium version. 
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Keith Ellis
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "this would be great for my early morning jogs, knowing when and where it will rain"
  3. 7

    #6Overcast

    Overcast

    Overcast is an audio podcast player which allows you to download podcasts, to listen to them anywhere and anytime and to create your own playlists with your favorite radio shows.

    Apps

    Web, iOS

    Benito Caballero
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "This app isn't by any means of the imagination 'bad'. Not at all. That being said when someone seeks essential apps for skiers. It's a decent podcast player, so if you like that, give it a try. Otherwise move on."
  4. 6

    #7Google Maps

    Google Maps

    Google Maps is a user-friendly navigational app that lets you choose and plan your route by public transportation, car, bike, walking, or even taxi. You can also explore areas to find restaurants, supermarkets, and more near you. 

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Android

    Patrick Morales
    Written on November 8, 2017
    "I am a skiing fanatic. I spend all winter hitting up the greatest slopes I can find. Getting to these places requires a lot of driving and I constantly need directions. Google Maps has been hands down the best for directions when it comes to getting to hard to find places. It has not let me down for the last two seasons. If you are like me and constantly going to hard to find locations get Google Maps on your phone and save yourself a lot of time."
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    #8Sky Guide

    Sky Guide

    If you want some extremely precise results, Sky Guide is the app for you. It's specially recommended for experienced enthusiasts with more than a few knowledge about astronomy. 

    Apps

    Android

    $3.37

    David Caballero
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "There are a lot of apps like this for both platform. I used a similar one on the iphone and it was more optimized for it, this android version is so buggy and does not even provide proper info on how to use it . I deleted it off my phone until the devs can improve on the tech. "

Summary

Best What are the best iPhone essential apps for skiers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1LiftopiaApps 20 Free
2OnTheSnowApps 16 Free
3snowEdgeApps 15 Free
4Ski TracksApps 15 Free
5Dark SkyApps 10 Free
6OvercastApps 7 Free
7Google MapsApps 6 Free
8Sky GuideApps 0 Paid
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