Recreational Equipment (REI), an outdoor gear and apparel retailer,
and Zumobi, a mobile media company, have released the REI Snow
Report, a free application that lets iPhone, Blackberry and Windows
Mobile users get instant information about conditions at ski resorts
and mountains in the United States, Canada, Europe and elsewhere.
Available now as a free download, the REI Snow Report also provides
one-touch access to REI’s web site, featuring winter sports products
and helpful information on recreating outdoors. The REI Snow Report
lets smart phone users select a slope and access information,
including: temperature; new, top and base snow depth; snow
conditions; and number of open lifts. Each listing includes one-touch
access to the resort’s contact information, as well as live webcam
images where available.
The REI Snow Report can be downloaded to Windows Mobile and
BlackBerry devices via the Zumobi web site (http://www.Zumobi.com_ or
from their mobile browsers at rei.zumobi.com. iPhone users can
download from Apple App Store.