Blogger’s Guide to Ski Resort Jobs

Ski Resort Jobs

60 Seconds with Basecamp’s Tom Allport
Resort manager and course advisor answers questions about his life in Val D’Isere.

Gap Year Ski Instructor Interview: James Bailey
James Bailey is a 19 year old British ski instructor working in the resort of Sierra at Tahoe, California.

Things I Wish I’d Known Before Working a Ski Season
Don’t do a ski season for the cash; do it for the hungover days on the hill, meeting a ton of awesome people is Fiona Tulloch’s advice.



Working at a Ski Area
Twenty-two years after quitting her teaching job in favour of a year ski bumming, Kim Kircher is still working the slopes and shares her tips for becoming a seasonaire.

Living, Working and Playing in Banff National Park (Or Any Other Canadian Mountain Town)
Jonesy presents a humourous picture of what she, her friends, family, and the locals think she does in Banff.

Life of a Skibum – A Real Life Story of Becoming a Ski Bum
Marko Pyhajarvi describes a typical day in the life of a ski bum.

Crans Montana
A post from a Swiss resort from the blog of a serial seasonaire.

Chalet Hosting in the French Alps
Louise ‘chucka choccy mousse’ Fitzgerald worked in La Tania for Ski Amis.

Chinese Ski Season!
Pete Tupper landed a job taking Chinese kids on ‘winter camps’ from Beijing to the different resorts near the city. He also found temporary work at an outdoor sports goods trade show held in the Olympic village.

The 40-something Ski Bum: Blog 21
A regular column in the Telegraph concerning the fine art of spending as much time on the slopes with the minimum effort and expense.

Resort Blogger Sarah’s First Entry – Preparing for a Season and Heading to Alpe D’Huez for Training
Sarah gets on a bus to Meribel.

A Season on the Slopes Abroad
An experienced traveller, Natalie Segovia tries to convince herself that she’s made the right decision to work abroad.

A Day in the Life of a PGL Ski Rep
Euan Aitken, who has previously taken groups to Gerlitzen, Zell am See, Saalbach, and Axamer Lizum, in Austria, and to the USA, speaks to Natives about why he loves his job.

Reasons You Should Work in a Ski Resort
Some reasons to hit the slopes this winter and get paid for it.

Earning Abroad: Ski Guiding in Canada
Anders Møller Vestergård work history has included dive instructor and professional blogger’s bodyguard, but here he answers questions on running a high end skiing tour in Canada.

Image courtesy Marc Lagneau

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