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The 10 Best ski apps

Skiers can now have information on maps, avalanche conditions, or even the time they spend in the air in a jump, on their phones...

1. ActionShot

Free, iOS

Make your own action sequences. Just decide how many photos per burst (2-9) and at what intervals to shoot (1s-250ms).

2. Ski:Europe

£3.99, iOS

One of the best ski maps for European resorts. Use this to navigate your way around new locations.

3. Ski Club Snow Reports

Free, iOS

This gives access to the Ski Club of Great Britain's snow reports from resorts around the world.

4. RealSki

Free, iOS

If you are skiing in North America, point your camera into the distance and this will display landmark names.

5. Ski on Neon Game

Free, iPhone

Fun if you get stuck on the lift. Control your neon-clad player as he hurtles down 36 different ski runs.

6. SkiPhone

Free, Android

No more fumbling with gloves to take a call or picture – just shake your device with this app running.

7. Ski Pursuit

Free, iOS

Record speed, descent, distance and time skiing, and then produce averages for the day and season.

8. Ski Tracks

69p, iOS

Ski Tracks uses your phone's GPS to track your runs. Its Geotagging feature gives the location of pictures.

9. Snow Edge

Free, iOS

This app tracks your speed, turn acceleration speed and, remarkably, even the time you spend in the air.

10. Ullr Labs Mobile Avalanche Safety Tools

£6.99, iOS, Android

Download recent avalanche reports or check slope angles with the clinometer.