Today, Crystal Ski Holidays releases their new version (4.0) of the Ski Explorer App featuring over 125 ski resorts around the world introducing a number of features suggested by users last winter. The app is designed as an overarching tool to help skiers and their friends to get the most out of their holiday.

What’s new?

  • Real-time lift and slope information1 – you can plan your ski day before even getting out of bed.
  • Route planner to get from A to B – handy if you’ve planned to meet your friends for lunch or to find the fastest way back to your hotel at the end of the ski day.
  • Mountain and resort points of interest – that’s important, especially for families.
  • Unique for Ski Explorer app: see your ski track on the piste map – relive who skied fastest, highest or furthest with your track for the day all mapped out on the piste map

Ski Explorer App 3.0 was released in December 2015 and has proved immensely popular with skiers — nearly 100,000 people downloaded it last year connecting skiers with over 500 Crystal ski reps on the mountains. All the features from version have been retained.

Essential on-the-slope features, know-how from our expert team on the ground, resort and mountain maps pinpointing the sweet spots to our favourite routes round the mountain, all plotted out.

Crystal Managing Director Chris Logan said: “App users can plan their ski days in advance, even before their travel. They can receive notifications from the resort team, access snow and weather forecasts, and once they’re on the mountain, they can get live lift info, ski tracking that maps out their travels, friend-finder technology so they can meet up with their pals on the slopes, and our handy route planner to get them from A to B.”

To find out more, watch this short video, visit the website and to download it, search for Crystal Ski Explorer on the App Store or Google Play or follow this link http://crys.tl/2hecXbQ 2

The app is free of charge and can be used by all skiers, not just Crystal Ski Holidays customers.

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1 Real-time lift and slope information feature is available this winter in selected resorts in France, Andorra and Italy.

2 this link http://crys.tl/2hecXbQ automatically directs people to the right app store based on their mobile device, or to the app page on Crystal Ski if they view from desktop

 

Note to editors – features on the app

Route planner: Where to next? Pick your destination and get the fastest route from A to B.

Recommended routes: Our favourite routes, plotted out by our in-resort experts

My friends: Lost your gang? Find your mates on the mountain with one tap

Ski tracking and history: See your day’s skiing, all mapped out

Mountain and resort points of interest: Viewpoints, ski lockers, lunch spots and loos…

Piste and resort maps: Guide the gang with detailed piste and resort maps at your fingertips

Resort guide: Insider info on your resort, from hot spots to ski tips, food shops to pharmacies

Twitter notifications in app: The latest resort news and advice from our team on the ground

Six-day snow and weather forecast: Be in the know about the snow with conditions and forecasts

Live lift and slope info (selected resorts): Make plans on the move with real-time info

Holiday itinerary: All your holiday info and itinerary details, just a tap away