Thursday February 14, 2013. North Vancouver, B.C. - The Peak of Vancouver is excited to unveil their new iPhone app that will allow users to have one touch access to everything Grouse Mountain. With the assistance of developer Finger Food Studios, this free app boasts a number of great features including: a run tracker that maps the user’s course and mileage on the mountain; lift and run status, snow report and chalet web cam view. In the summer months, it will dynamically change over offering information about favorite activities from zip lining to eco walks and the World Famous Lumberjack Show.
With the free download, users can now get up to the minute information concerning which lifts, runs and terrain parks are open as well as a current to three day forecast. It also provides practical information such as news and events, detailed maps and a special Your Camera feature allowing users to capture and share favorite mountain moments by creating a special photo branded with the Grouse Mountain logo. The app’s special run tracking technology is also bound to be one of the top go-to features for avid skiers and riders as it allows users to monitor, record and map their runs at Grouse Mountain using their phones GPS, and post their latest runs on Facebook and Twitter.
“The Grouse Mountain iPhone app will allow winter enthusiasts to take their experience at the Peak of Vancouver to the next level” says, General Manager Michael Cameron. “It adds an extra dimension to your skiing and riding, and it is great to share with your friends the time you put in on the slopes as well as help you plan your day. Real time notifications will also ensure you won’t miss a single event or advisory here at Grouse Mountain”
Download the Grouse Mountain app on your iPhone today from the Apple App Store and start logging your stats. A version for android phones is scheduled for 2014. Also, in development by Finger Foods Studios and Grouse Mountain is the highly anticipated Grouse Grind app set to be released in the late Spring. Finger Food Studios is a Vancouver-based digital innovation company building leading edge mobile and social entertainment systems. They create dynamic solutions for anywhere users to interact with the digital world, creating new experiences in music, sports, finance, marketing, entertainment, and social media. They specialize in building cloud-optimized products for iOS, Android, Mobile Web, HTML5 and Facebook, and provide end-to-end solutions with ongoing service and support.