Best App series: Best apps while riding the gondola at RMR

The first in a series exploring what apps people in Revelstoke are using for work and play

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What apps are essential to augment your life here in Revelstoke? Our series explores what apps people in Revelstoke are using.

While there’s nothing like a little human interaction, we’ve complied the best apps by activity in this series of ten, for when humanity is just a little too much. Here is our first instalment, the Best Apps while riding the gondola at RMR:

Check back next Thursday for the “Best apps while waiting for a table at the Village Idiot

  1. Trace Snow (Free)

“With this popular app you can measure your speed, vertical, distance, calories, airtime, jumps, over all time and more.” Recently rated the #1 winter sports app by Men’s Health Magazine.

  1. Revelstoke MTB Guide (9.99)

Not the best snow day? Dream a little dream of spring. Developed by Ryan Robertson, Revelstoke Cycling Association and Trailmapps.com last summer, this app has all the information you need to plan months worth of biking adventures. Well worth the small investment.

  1. The Sutton Place (Free)

Don’t want to leave the hill? Don’t. See the latest promotions, make a reservation or text the live concierge to turn on the hot tub and chill the beers.

  1. Avalanche Canada (Free)

Detailed forecasts by region, interactive maps and information by the industries leaning professionals– you can’t afford not to have this app if you are dreaming about leaving the groomers for the backcountry. Play smart.

  1. Backcountry Magazine (Free)

Pick and choose which issues to download for purchase. “Every issue of Backcountry is packed with high-definition photography and stories, trusted avalanche safety skills and reliable, unbiased gear reviews.”

Do you have a suggestion for the list? Please let everyone know by commenting below.

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