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Ski to the bar faster with the first Blackberry ski app

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You've ignored your phone buzzing in your pocket for the last three laps. Who cares where your friends are, the lighter-than-a-hill-covered-in-cotton-balls snow is waist deep. But the lifts are going to close soon, so you check the text message. "Tap Room. Car bombs. 20 minutes." Only problem is, you're god-knows-where in Blue Sky Basin, miles from the alcohol your legs crave. Good thing you just downloaded BerrySki, the first Blackberry app to combine ski maps with GPS technology.

You're able to find where you're at on the hill and the fastest way the bar -- you make it just in time to enjoy the first round of car bombs. And now that your day is over, you can review the stats BerrySki has logged all day. It tracks things like the lifts you ride, the time you spend on green, blue, and black runs, and your average speed during the day. So when you brag to your friends that you spent the afternoon shredding faster than Bode, BerrySki can back you up.

Right now, BerrySki maps are available for the following Colorado ski resorts: Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Buttermilk, Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Durango Mountain, Keystone, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Snowmass, Steamboat, Telluride, Vail, Winter Park, and Wolf Creek. Single maps cost $4.99 and a five-pack is $9.99.

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