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Here is a short list of handy smartphone apps we find handy:
or check out the blog on these apps.
Utah Avalanche Center
This free iPhone and iPad app consolidates the avalanche, weather, road, and slope information you need for critical decision-making, including:
From the time you roll out of bed until the time you hit the driveway, this app makes it easier to figure out where the best snow is, what avalanche, weather, and road conditions to expect, and which slopes will have the best and safest conditions.
|Avy Lab||Both free and professional version for field observations including snowpits, avalanches, photos, etc. You can share your ob with the local avalanche center via email or sync to SnowPilot database. Also has an inclinometer, compass and crystal card. You can output two versions of snow profiles, one complex and another a simple version.|
Ullr's Mobile Avalanche Safety Tools
|$9.99 - Professional level app for field observations including snowpits, avalanches, weather, snowpack, etc. Share your ob with the local avalanche center through email and sync to their own database.|
Free. Displays avalanche advisories for regions around the country including Utah Avalanche Center and it caches the advisories so you can view them even if you don't have cell coverage. Also available at: http://avalancheforecasts.
|Mammut Avalanche Safety||Free App from Switzerland that allows you to rate the avalanche risk in your area, send an SOS with your gps coordinates to an SMS and phone number, display avalanche bulletins throughout the world, inclinometer, altimeter,|
|Theodolite||$3.99 - On one screen using the camera to line up with the slope, it shows you steepness, aspect, gps location and altitude. You can do a screen capture to your phone.|
|CAC Avalanche Bulletins||Free from the Canadian Avalanche Centre - shows avalanche bulletins from Canada|
|BCA||Coming soon from Backcountry Access|