Quiksilver Snow Review -iPhone App

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Quicksilver, in conjuction with Mountainwatch.com, have released  Australia and New Zealand’s FIRST iPhone app dedicated to snow and mountain weather. Giving you detailed stats and information on over 50 Aus and NZ mountains-you’ll always be on the mountain at the right time.The  app delivers Mountainwatch.com’s awesome and reliable independent snow reports, video snow cams, mountain forecasts, live weather conditions and a great alert system so you can be reminded/alerted to call in a sickie and hit the slopes.

Some of the features include:

Video Snow Cams

  • Video snow cams from the 20 major resorts in Australian and New Zealand and a few International favourites.
  • Each cam pans 270 degrees and can zoom up to 2 kilometres. The cameras are on a pre-set tour that takes in the best of that area.

Snow Reports

  • Daily independent snow reports for all major resorts in Australia and NZ by locals.
  • Detailed snow accumulations: 24 hour, 3 day and 7 days.
  • Live weather conditions including temperature, wind and pressure
  • Radar and Synoptic weather charts for Australia and New Zealand
  • Status of resort lifts, trails, snow conditions and roads

Snow Forecasts

  • This is Australia and New Zealand’s most accurate snow and mountain forecast and includes…
  • 3 and 6-day detailed forecasts including: Snow / rain, daily temp min/max, wind, wind speed, wind chill and freezing level.
  • 7-day detailed forecast written by a qualified alpine meteorologist.

Snow alerts

  • Program the app to tell you when it snows at your favourite resorts so you never miss out on the best powder days.

Resort Info

  • Trail maps, Google maps, mountain stats and essential resort info for over 50 resorts
  • Includes all major Australian and New Zealand snow resorts
  • Selected North American, Canadian and Japanese resorts
  • Create your ‘favourites’ page for easy navigation to your main resorts

Snow News

  • Latest news and features from Mountainwatch.com
  • Interviews, travel, events and more.

Overall

The quicksilver/MoutainWatch application for the iphone is an awesome addition for any snowboarder. Take it on the mountain with you so you don’t get lost on the trails, and use to stay up to date with the latest snowfalls at your favourite resort-what’s not to like?

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June 7th, 2010

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  • http://xlii.be/s/x Phil

    Just loaded iOS4 on my iPhone and this App no longer works. Just bombs out after 5 seconds. I hope they can fix it soon with an update…

  • admin

    Hey Phil

    I got the same but this morning they have issued the new release which fixes those issues

    Update the app today and you will be back in the game!

  • http://xlii.be/s/x Phil

    Yep – I got the update this morning too. Great that they fixed it quick. Very happy as I’m off to NZ next week for the snow, and I can see they’ve had a lot this week. Yay!

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