Ski resorts storm the slopes with new apps

This Oct. 21, 2010 photo shows a virtual lift ticket on a phone at the ski software company RTP in Denver.  This season, there's more to technology on the ski slopes than the new shapes in skis. As more skiers and snowboarders head online to book vacations and then brag about it, Colorado resorts are amping up their forays into social media and smart phone applications to reach them.     (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

This Oct. 21, 2010 photo shows a virtual lift ticket on a phone at the ski software company RTP in Denver. This season, there's more to technology on the ski slopes than the new shapes in skis. As more skiers and snowboarders head online to book vacations and then brag about it, Colorado resorts are amping up their forays into social media and smart phone applications to reach them. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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