What's New - Android

  1. v2024.3 - 2024-03-15

    • Improved our "resort grouping" to allow us to exclude certain resorts from the automatic renaming that came along with being in a group.
    • Fetching Google Photos is much more efficient and logical.
    • A handful of Material 3 UX improvements (more to come!).
    • Fixed a bug that caused live status to appear available when it isn't (yet) on certain resorts.
    • A crash and other issues while using the timeline editor.
  2. v2024.2 - 2024-02-16

    • An issue that was causing a crash on the summary screen for certain Samsung devices. We'll temporarily show a Google Map here until the Mapbox bug is fixed.
  3. v2024.1 - 2024-02-09

    • Live lift & trails status show directly on the recording screen and interactive resort maps.
    • Finally squashed a bug that was causing the last run before a pause to be dropped.
    • Fixed an issue where friend locations were behaving oddly during recording.
    • Fixed an issue where certain resorts were not being included in the past trip summary.
  4. v2023.11 - 2023-12-23

    • New items are available to be unlocked in the merch store. Check them out!
    • Localization is largely community-driven for Slopes (want to help? Account tab -> translate, and thanks for all that help!), but some languages were falling behind so we hired some people to help catch us up.
    • Fixed the Health Connect integration so it works on Android 14.
    • Crashes happen sometimes 🙁. We fixed a few so Slopes should run a bit more smoothly.
  5. v2023.10 - 2023-12-11

    • For 570+ resorts world-wide, Slopes now provides easy access to the official lift + run status page for the resort you're recording at.
    • OpenSnow forecast links now open the OpenSnow app when it's installed.
    • Fixed an issue with timeline edits not saving.
    • Fixed a time zone issue that was preventing trips from being created.
    • Fixed an issue with the incorrect unit being used when comparing runs.
  6. v2023.9 - 2023-11-15

    • Plan upcoming trips: Find My Friends + Rode With tagging automatically works with people you invite on a trip; no more having to send friend links to everyone (unless they're really friends). And after the trip, see your combined stats.
    • Material Design v3: Slopes lost a round of Hot or Not, and we couldn't stand for that.
  7. v2023.8 - 2023-08-28

    • Photos: Automatically show pictures taken from Google Photos on the logbook, daily summary, and timeline screens.
    • New, faster, start recording screen: No more picking a resort - Slopes will figure all that in the background - just pick your activity type.
    • Multi-resort support: Auto-resort tagging is here! This is big for European users. For example hopping from Meribel to Courchevel will tag the activity as Les 3 Vallees instead of just Meribel.
  8. v2023.7 - 2023-04-25

    • Splitting activities: Whether you accidentally record overnight or want to split an activity into different equipment, head over to the edit screen to make the change.
    • Fixed an issue where season and lifetime stats was showing incorrect data.
  9. v2023.6 - 2023-03-14

    • Detect and show a warning when power / battery saver is enabled which can cause recording issues.
    • Fixed an issue with paused recordings incorrectly auto-resuming in certain situations.
    • Fixed an issue with leaderboards not updating after saving a recording.
    • Removed a confusing error message when accepting a friend invite when you're already friends.
  10. v2023.5 - 2023-02-05

    • OpenSnow integration! Resort snowfall forecasts are now powered by OpenSnow and include temperature estimates.
    • For more details beyond the 5-day snowfall estimate, you can tap to get directly into OpenSnow (either on the web or the app it's installed).

    Can I just nerd out for a second? OpenSnow is my go-to for forecasts. I'm super excited to bring their data to all of you. Make sure you head over to them and sign up to check out their full data (this is not a sponsored post).

  11. v2023.4 - 2023-02-01

    • Interactive trail maps are now available even when you aren't recording, via the resort details screen.
    • When recording with Find Me turned on, you can now get a notification when a friend also starts recording with Find Me on at the same resort.
    • Similarly, if you enable that, you'll also get a notification when you start recording if friends are already recording there.
    • Improved the contrast of your day's path on the recording screen with the newer premium maps.
  12. v2023.3 - 2023-01-10

    • Fixed an issue that was causing recording to fail to begin.
  13. v2023.2 - 2023-01-08

    • Fixed a couple crashes related to the new altitude adjustment.
  14. v2023.1 - 2023-01-07

    • Altitudes are now adjusted using a geoid model to provide the orthometric height, which is the height above mean sea level.
    • Updated some off-piste / backcountry logic that was creating one giant run in some situations.
    • Fixed a couple crashes related to restoring the app and underlining some text.
    • Fixed an issue (again) that was causing some Garmin activities to fail to sync.
  15. v2022.10 - 2022-12-27

    • Added a prompt to disable battery optimizations on certain device manufacturers that don't play nicely with background location.
    • Fixed an issue related to the GPS week number rollover that was causing some issues with recording.
    • Fixed some issues with how the app was handling deep links.
  16. v2022.9 - 2022-12-20

    • Fixed an issue where certain text wasn't displaying properly.
  17. v2022.8 - 2022-12-08

    • Digital trail maps are now at 200+ resorts world-wide, including the European Alps, Japan, and more!
    • Fixed an issue where Garmin activities were failing to sync.
    • Fixed a display issue when showing total calories for an activity.
    • Fixed an issue where comments were deleted after editing the timeline. Oops.
  18. v2022.7 - 2022-11-09

    • Side-by-Side Run Comparisons: Play back and analyze two runs side-by-side. Compare your own or vs someone you rode with.
    • Heart Rate Integration: Analyze the heart rate data from Google Fit or Health Connect to see how hard you pushed yourself on the mountain.
    • Garmin Integration: Connect Slopes to your Garmin account to automatically import your skiing and snowboarding activities and heart rate.
    • Merch: Record to unlock exclusive merch like pins and shirts.
  19. v2022.6 - 2022-07-03

    • We've improved the in-app support experience for when you experience an issue or would like to request a feature.
  20. v2022.5 - 2022-06-02

    • Winter is here in the Southern Hemisphere, and we've been busy prepping. We've added digital trail maps for all resorts in Australia and New Zealand including Perisher, Craigieburn Valley, and more.
  21. v2022.4 - 2022-04-28

    • Timeline Playback: Automatically play back your runs on the timeline screen.
    • Export Options: Export your activities to GPX and KMZ file formats.
    • Manual Activities: Create activities right from the logbook.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing Strava connections to fail.

    Notice: In mid-March Google rolled out a fix to a regression in their GPS library that was causing inaccurate altitude measurements (e.g. missed and split runs).

  22. v2022.3 - 2022-02-27

    • Trail maps: Opened trail maps will retain their zoom level and location so you can quickly return to where you were looking.
    • Location sharing friend avatars: Friends will display as faded on the map when their last known location is older than 10 minutes.

    Notice: On February 7 Google confirmed a regression in their GPS library that causes inaccurate altitude measurements (e.g. missed and split runs). They said they have a fix rolling out to users at the beginning of March.

  23. v2022.2 - 2022-02-17

    • Location sharing: Never lose your friends on the mountain again! It's privacy-focused so only friends who are skiing at the same resort on the same day can see you and opt-in so your location won't touch Slopes servers unless you enable this feature.

    Notice: On February 7 Google confirmed a regression in their GPS library that causes inaccurate altitude measurements (e.g. missed and split runs). They said they have a fix rolling out to users at the beginning of March.

  24. v2022.1 - 2022-01-17

    • Redesigned recording experience focused on maps with quick access to the resort's official trail maps and ski patrol number.
    • New overlays on winter maps for Slopes Premium users that show run names, difficulty, and more. Supported at 26 resorts (more added every month).
    • Lots of Material Motion polish.
  25. v2021.8 - 2021-11-10

    • Now translated for our international friends: Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Russian. (want another language added? head to account -> translate to contribute!)
    • Lifetime & seasonal stats. Tap in from your logbook for details on any season, or for your total lifetime stats. Fun fact: I spent 36hrs on lifts in the 2019/20 season. You?
  26. v2021.7 - 2021-06-07

    • Add / remove the automatically detected lifts and runs with the timeline editor.
  27. v2021.6 - 2021-04-21

    • Accepted multi-resort passes are now listed on resort screens.
    • Added calorie total to the summary screen of a recording.
    • Resort search now allows you to filter by location and multi-resort passes.
    • Fixed the ski slope colors for our friends down in Australia & New Zealand.
    • Fixed an issue that caused time on run durations to be displayed incorrectly.
    • Fixed some issue with certain recordings not syncing properly.
  28. v2021.5 - 2021-03-17

    • Additional improvements to background GPS tracking.
    • Fixed a crash that could happen when setting a profile picture.
  29. v2021.4 - 2021-02-26

    • Improvements to background GPS tracking and recording recovery.
    • Fixed a crash that occurred when interacting with some resort maps.
    • Fixed a crash and a photo rotation issue that could happen when setting a profile picture.
  30. v2021.3 - 2021-01-24

    • Improvements to salvaging usable GPS data when your phone has poor GPS accuracy (see the GPS tips in Account -> Help for tips to improve the overall situation).
    • Fixed a crash that occurred when opening some larger resort maps.
    • Fixed a flickering with the resorts map.
  31. v2021.2 - 2021-01-15

    • Improved location processing and the handling of pausing and resuming while recording.
    • Fixed a crash that occurred when opening some resort maps.
    • Fixed an improper distance calculation when saving a recording.
    • Fixed an issue that prevented selecting certain files when importing.
    • Fixed a bug that showed the wrong units on a resort screen.
    • Fixed an issue where some GPX imports were failing.
  32. v2021.1 - 2021-01-05

    Slopes is out of Early Access and ready for everyone. Thanks to everyone trying Slopes over the last month and helping us track down bugs.

    • Resort information! See trail maps, user-reported conditions, and forecasted snowfall for over 3,500 resorts world-wide.
    • Polish you'd expect for a "1.0" release, including starting to use Material Motion.
    • Integration of online FAQ into the app.
    • A few more bug fixes.

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