With smartphones all over the mountain, here are three things you should bring to help make your day on the mountain a bit better. Touchscreen gloves, a waterproof case, and a battery pack are must-haves. As technology gets smaller and lighter, look to smartphone-enabled goggles, video cameras and more. Learn more about my recommendations at […]
If you want to read about how unsatisfying it is to flip your husband off in mittens when he takes you on a harder run than you wanted to do, this post about my day in ski school over at Breck is for you. If you want to read about how I learned to combat […]
Here’s an excellent video of the guys over at CloudGate Ariel Cinematography showcasing their innovative approach to filming ski races: flying drones with video cameras attached. The result: a seamless, single shot overhead, alongside, and even in front of racers as they travel down the hill. Check out the footage as they film a practice […]
This morning the Sherpa app from Copper Mountain went live on the iTunes app store. If you plan to visit Copper this season be sure to load this app as it’ll provide you audio updates in the background based on your position on the mountain. Learn more about Sherpa at coppercolorado.com.
This 2013/2014 season is going to be another great one, I can feel it. The snow is falling. A few mountains are already open. Ah, winter. I also know we’re going to have a great year because the various resorts have been working hard to innovate, improve and better the visitor experiences. Here’s a round-up […]
I love that the EpixMix iPhone app was just updated… Weeks before season end… And not to support the 6-month old iPhone 5.
Great news! It was only just a few years ago when Google first started equipping snowmobiles with their “Street View” cameras and mapping various resorts. Now a new mountain-based effort has launched and ski resort maps are now on Google Maps. Just pull up the Google Maps app on your smartphone and you’ll see all […]
I’m very excited to get to poke around at the new “Pro” features at OpenSnow.com. Check out what the guys over at OpenSnow.com have launched (the site is still free) for paid accounts, starting at “Pro”: 10 day forecasts forecast trends webcam comparison for locations quick answer Q&A with forecasters 10 “favorites” on the site […]