Top 5 Apps for Skiers and Boarders

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - Winter's coming up. Snow is falling. You know what that means...it's time to hit the slopes!

The sport is as old as the mountains. OK, not quite. But skiing was documented as early as 5000 B.C.

Thankfully, there's no need to use wooden skis anymore. The 1900s saw great improvements in ski technology. But the 2000s have brought about a different type of ski technology. We now have skiing apps.

So put on your touchscreen gloves. There's no need to freeze your fingers. From mobile maps to speed tracking, check out these 5 ski apps before you plant your pole.

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