For a long while, PeakVisor has been a definitive tool to identify mountains and get detailed information about the peaks. The summer 2018 PeakVisor got state-of-the-art 3D maps with hiking trails and routing capabilities. Now, in winter 2019 when most of you are skiing we bring the Winter Mode into the app. Worldwide ski runs and mountain lifts are available to all PeakVisor users in Augmented Reality and 3D maps. No matter what your preferred way to spend time in the mountains is and what time of the year, you can always tap into the PeakVisor world of mountains to make your outdoor adventures more joyful and informative.
With the Winter Mode turned on you can immediately explore any ski resort, its ski runs and mountain lifts. Here’s a photo made from near the place where Sylvester Stallone was hiding in the Cliffhanger movie, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy:
Please note the differentiated colours of ski runs according to their skill level and mountain lifts arrows. By tapping on the elements you can get such details as title, distance, and a vertical drop of a ski run.
It is like having a ski resort illustrator in your phone working exclusively for you!
Like all other features of PeakVisor, ski runs maps and mountain lifts data are available worldwide and work offline as well. In addition to this, when you’re online PeakVisor provides you with the status and schedule of mountain lifts which are subject to change, especially due to varying weather conditions. It might help you when planning outdoor winter adventures.
Cortina d’Ampezzo is a part of the Dolomiti Superski which encompasses 12 ski areas. The skiers enjoy whopping 1,200km (700 miles) of ski slopes and 452 mountain lifts. All of them are present in the PeakVisor app. Just try the teleport feature to see them.
Chamonix and Courmayeur
Another test location for the Winter Mode feature was at the foot of Mont Blanc, on both sides: Italian Courmayeur and French Chamonix. Both are amazing and even more exciting with the power of PeakVisor at hand.
A sunrise at Aiguille du Midi looks like this:
Here are the ski runs and mountain lifts as they are seen from La Flégère.
Finally, here’s a short real demo from our tests in Chamonix:
Everything winter related in PeakVisor began in Piedmont’s Sestriere - the host of 2006 Winter Olympics. Here’s a real screenshot made with the app one year ago from the top of Monte Fraiteve:
Wherever you go this winter, whatever sport you do, PeakVisor has something for you! We hope that amazing winter scenery and skiing slopes made you crave for going out and having some fun!