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Trace Snow app review: the best snowboard tracking app



Tracking the skiing paths that you often take during the weekends can be a daunting task if you do not have the GPS tools required to record your movements correctly. Trace Snow, an app created by AlpineReplay, Inc is one of the highest rated apps in the world. Men’s Health Magazine ranked it as the best Winter Sports app. Since its introduction into the market, it has generated thousands of downloads and over two billion feet of vertical are recorded every month.

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Trace Snow - Ski + Snowboard Tracker


The Best Ski and Snowboard Tracking App

Trace Snow is a unique app that is programmed to accurately measure your speed, vertical, calories, distance, time, airtime, and many more. The real-time statistics will surely help you to plan for your next ski expedition as well as help you to monitor your progress especially when preparing for a tournament.

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As a reward for its continued delivery of undisputed results, it has been recognized as the official application that users should use in Mt. Tremblant, Snowshoe, Blue Mountain, China Peak, Streamboat, and Stoneham. Use this application in any of these locations to increase your chances of winning a special medal. You will also be notified of all upcoming events that you can take part in.

The developers have optimized it to work perfectly with iPhone 3Gs; however, you will need a data connection or wireless Internet to start using the app.

Best Features that Trace Snow Offers

One of the benefits of using this app is the comprehensive list of the users who are top ranked on this application. You too can join this Leaderboard by creating a profile and running the app every time you go outdoors. Unlike other apps, you will be able to add a photo from your gallery to make your profile more noticeable and unique.

The fact that it generates the reports in real time is one of the major highlights that give it a higher cutting edge in the market. Each parameter such as calories, rest time, slop time, lift time, jumps, and airtime are clearly displayed in large font. It is important to note that the display is compatible with various screen resolutions.

You can use the app to track your progress for days without experiencing any functional problem. More importantly, it uses very little power and so you can rest assured that your battery is in safe hands. However, running the GPS features continuously on the background can affect your battery negatively. It is wise to switch if off if your battery is running low.

Trace Snow - Ski + Snowboard Tracker


Pros & Cons


  • Provides real-time statistics
  • Great interface that clearly displays the results
  • Idea for both new and experienced snowboarders and skiers
  • Fully compatible with iPhone and iPad devices


  • You will need a reliable Internet connection to get best results from the GPS

Final Thoughts

Trace Snow is a great app that you can use to track your progress when skiing in the mountains. No prior experience is required as all details on how to use it are provided.


Trace Snow - Ski + Snowboard Tracker

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