Skiing with the kids just got a lot more fun thanks to Vail Resorts' EpicMix Kids. Vail is bringing technology to new heights- the mountains! This new mobile and online application allows families to track their runs, progress, and unlock collectible digital pins for special achievements--a great way to motivate little skiers to keep at it. EpicMix Kids is one of the first social media platforms designed for children under 13. For privacy reasons, children under 13 are only allowed to be "friends" with their family members.
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The app is available for both iOs and Android. It's a free download that you can link to your Epic Pass and other social media for sharing purposes. I use the app to track my runs and to map out my day.
Epic Mix is the official app of 17 US and Canadian ski resorts on the Epic Pass. New for the 20/21 season, you can navigate the mountain with new interactive trail maps, plan your day with in-depth resort information and stay in the loop with up-to-the-minute resort notifications.
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Resorts included on EpicMix: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breck, Keystone, Crested Butte, Whistler Blackcomb, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stevens Pass, Stowe, Afton Alps, Wilmot, Mount Sunapee, Okemo, and Mt. Brighton
Epic Mix App Features
- Find your location on every resort trail map
- Filter your trail map by lift and trail status, including up-to-the-minute grooming information
- Track the vertical feet you have skied over a day, season or your lifetime
- Check mountain conditions through on mountain web cams
- Get up to date weather and snowfall information for every resort
- View lift status and wait time to plan your ski route
The application launched at Keystone Mountain this November back in 2011 and they keep improving it every year.
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