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7 apps to help you get the most out of nature

March 16, 2011, 11:10 a.m.
iPhone screen of The Snow Report app

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The Snow Report

The Snow Report by North Face is a features-rich application that makes it easy to know slope conditions. You can save the resorts that matter the most to you or scan a huge list of mountains to find what you're looking for.

I like that the app makes it easy to find the official Twitter app as well as a search stream of all tweets talking about the resort. I could see that coming in handy, especially at a new mountain.