Ski Butlers Blog

Top Three Seasonal Ski Jobs

It's officially August, which means that ski resorts around North America have posted their winter job openings and have ramped up hiring efforts. Maybe you just graduated from high school or college and are looking to live your dream in the mountains, or maybe you just retired from 40+ years in a corporate role and want to spend the remainder of your working days in a ski instructor uniform, ripping daily laps down the mountain. Within the next few months, aspiring ski bums can hit job fairs, apply to various roles online, or get creative with ways to move to their dream mountain town. In honor of this exciting time of the year, we're breaking down what we think are the top three seasonal ski jobs. 

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Using Your Ski Pass in the Summer

If you skied or rode just about anywhere in North America this season, you experienced the record amounts of snowfall that has led to resorts across the West extending their seasons. But they say all good things must come to an end, and with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows and Snowbird recently closing, Mammoth will be one of the last resorts to end its ski season with an estimated close date of July 27th. 

Whether or not you have next season’s Ikon or Epic pass collecting dust in your desk drawer, maybe you have recently decided to book a summer trip to your favorite ski resort. What will you do without some nice groomers and beautiful glades, you’re wondering? Have no fear, because these days, ski resorts are offering summer services like never before. 

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2019-2020 Resort Updates

Ah, summer. Maybe you’ve been spending time at the beach, on a worldly vacation, or getting after it through outdoor recreation like hiking, biking, and fishing. While you catch some rays and wait for the upcoming ski season, some of your favorite resorts are hard at work making crucial upgrades that will have a big impact on the 2020 season. Below, we will list some of the biggest changes you may notice at Ski Butlers serviced resorts when you hit the slopes next winter. 

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Steamboat Local Guide

If you are looking to book a ski vacation at a Colorado resort, Steamboat should be at the top of your list. Not as remote as some other ski areas in the state, Steamboat is more easily accessible being only 157 miles from Denver International Airport, but it still feels like it is a world away. In the northwest region of Colorado, at an elevation of 6,732 feet and with 6 individual peaks and the ever popular Steamboat Ski Resort, this Ikon Resort town has been officially dubbed “Ski Town, U.S.A.” 

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