Winter Ski & Ride

Winter Ski & Ride
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Publisher

Microsoft Mobile

Download size

11 MB

Last updated

4/10/2014

Version

2.9.6.0

Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • video and still capture
  • location services
  • maps
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • Proximity
  • push notification service
  • movement and directional sensor
  • speech
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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WINTER SKI & RIDE is the official app of Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI). Beautiful ski run analytics, snow reports for thousands of resorts, zoomable resort maps, activity tracking, customizable goals, a social network, leaderboards and ski lessons by snow pros. The app includes many innovations, including speech, especially designed glove-friendly user interface for cold conditions and more.

FEATURES

* Snow Reports - click on snow reports and search thousands of resorts for the latest snow and powder information, number of open trails, lifts and mountain statistics. You can pin resorts to your start screen as live tiles. Resorts include zoomable maps.
* Activity Tracking - simply switch tracking on at the beginning of your ski day, and put the phone in your pocket. The app will automatically track your runs, speed, vertical, goals and achievements, and present it in beautiful charts. You can share your stats with your friends
* Lessons - the app includes professional ski, snowboard, telemark, freestyle and cross-country lessons from professional ski instructors of America, exclusively for WINTER app.
* Friends and Social - connect with your skiing buddies through WINTER social network.
* Goals - you can become the King or Queen of the mountain! Set goals, like vertical, or the number of runs to keep you motivated and compete with other members of the WINTER network.
* Leaders - watch stats and connect with the leaders with WINTER leaderboard.
* Lockscreen - you don't need to open the app, WINTER posts updates to the lockscreen!
* Voice - provides audio cues, impress your friends on the lift!
* More features coming - from professional ski instructors to you!
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Reviews

  • by nima 10/27/2014
    Perfect
  • by zach 7/31/2014
    Just wish u could tell the top speed like ski tracks on the ios store
  • by HotmailAcct 4/22/2014
    A v1 effort. Meh. The agenda of this app is to sell you "training plans" . The goal is not to actually be a good, usable app. The screen is crowded, and ever-present is a banner for you to buy training a plan. My search continues to find a ski tracking app that actually works, has good usability and actually has the user in mind. You can see the wasted real estate in all of the screen shots, "Winter Premium Pass" and the lower right screen shot with KT-22. That window is so small is it useless, even on a large screen like a Nokia 920.
  • by Calvin 4/14/2014
    Used to accurately track. No longer anymore. Each time I go snowboard this season, it would mistrack at least 3 runs per trip. Forget it.
  • by Terence 4/12/2014
    Love this app. Runs all day without draining battery.
  • by Mark 3/24/2014
    Tracking wont work on the 1020 Nokia.. as soon as goes to lock screen, tracking stops.
  • by Joshua 3/23/2014
    Works exactly as advertised.
  • by Tim 3/22/2014
    Final Review: patches/fixes fixed stability but accuracy remains an issue. Speed, runs, elevation, and distance are all error prone. For example, today the app said I reached 141mph in 39 ft of elevation change...hmm? March Review: A reinstall does not solve issues. routes are tracked but not distance or speed. Camera app still doesn't work. UPDATED REVIEW: I have a lumia 822 with 'black'. The recent Winter Ski and Ride update solved the stability problem by making it impossible to get tracking to work at all. This app has tremendous potential but the critical feature, tracking, continues to fail. After several restarts of the app and phone I have given up. I switched to a less feature rich but more stable app, I've also lowered my rating. ORIGINAL REVIEW: Full featured and robust but unstable. (((remainder deleted))) There is so much to like about this app (weather, snow report, resort info, training, etc.) but the lack of stability limits its overall usefulness.
  • by Aaron J 3/13/2014
    Loved it, but where did the speed go.
  • by Michael 3/12/2014
    Awesome app. If all of the features worked properly (most importantly velocity) it would easily get 5 stars.