IF you're wondering what snow conditions are like at the North Shore mountains' three ski resorts, the answer, more than likely, can be found in your pocket.
Two of the three resorts can now boast having smartphone apps and the third is not far behind.
Mt. Seymour recently launched its app, offering up-to-the-minute information about the most frequently asked questions.
"We hope that our guests use our app to ensure that they get the very best of what is available at Mt. Seymour. From snow conditions and terrain park status, to great offers on food and beverages in the Rock Chute and Grillworks with everything in between," said Eddie Wood, Seymour manager and president.
Grouse Mountain Resort, meanwhile is just weeks away from launching its app.
"I just saw the prototype earlier. We have one coming and we're stoked about it," said Sarah Lusk, public relations manager for Grouse. "(It has) everything from current conditions, news and events, tickets, passes, locations, hours, runs open - you name it."
If it gets approval from Apple, it should be available in the App Store sometime after Jan. 15.
The first one across the smartphone finish line was Cypress Mountain, which has had its app available for more than three years. It too offers info on alpine and Nordic snow conditions, trail maps, an events calendar and what features the resort has open.
To download the apps, search for the resort name on your smartphone's app retail site.