Developer: Richard Hyland
Price: $1.99 Download on the App Store
It's always important to find out what the conditions are like at the mountain where you plan on skiing or snowboarding. There is no easier way to do that than on your iPhone. At anytime and in any place iSki makes that happen for you.
With iSki you can check over 1,300 ski resorts in the entire world. If you have a resort that you tend to go to often and would like to be able to look at the snow conditions even faster, then you can set it as a favorite so that it is just one click away.
In iSki you can sort the information from A-Z, by top resorts, by most snow, or by region. In the regional breakdown start by choosing United States, Canada, Europe, or Southern Hemisphere. Once inside the United States section you can then go by state or you can type the name of a resort in the search box. Same thing can be done with Canada and Europe.
After you find the resort you want you can see the amount of recent snowfall and the base depth of the trails. You can see whether the mountain is open or closed, which is important for the beginning of the season. Surface conditions are readily available. iSki also has the option of checking out the mountain's web cam — if they have one of course.
This iphone application definitely gets the job done when you're looking for a fast way to check the snow reports for you favorite resorts. iSki is great for those spur-of-the-moment yearnings to go snowboarding for the day. If you're indecisive on whether to follow your impulses, knowing the conditions of the mountain will help tip the scale one way or another.