PLAN IN YOUR PJS
12th January 2018
Last modified on May 16th, 2020
125 resorts are covered in the upgraded Ski Explorer app so you can plan your route, research mountain must-sees and look forward to lunch.
Before you’ve even left bed, hell before you’ve even left the country, you can tap in and organise your days on the slopes ahead from bed!
On Crystal Ski’s app check you can see what runs are recommended, look up the mountain sweet spots and know the weather.
And then when your out and up there you can find your friends – there’s always one that gets lost…
And at the end of the day track where you’ve been, see how many kilometres you covered and how much vertical you skied.
Or add some competition to your ski day and get your group on board to see who skied fastest, highest or furthest.
PlanetSKI took the Crystal app to Andorra in January this year and used it for pre-trip preparations and on-trip weather updates:
PlanetSKI took the app to Sestriere in Italy last winter:
And this season, after some user feedback, there have been some extra features added.
There’s real-time lift and slope information, a route planner to get from A to B and Crystal’s tips of what not to miss in town and on the mountain.
Nearly 100,000 have people downloaded the Ski Explorer.
But don’t worry – it’s not all tech.
There are 500 real life Crystal reps scattered around the mountains too.
“App users can plan their ski days in advance, even before their travel,” Crystal Managing Director Chris Logan tells us.
“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.”
Real-time lift and slope information feature is new so you won’t find yourself stranded at the end of the day…
Check out if your resort in France, Andorra or Italy has these live updates.
The app includes:
Route planner: Where to next? Pick your destination and get the fastest route from A to B.
Recommended routes: Crystal’s 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.
Oh, and it’s free!
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