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While I think it would be fun, it would be a ton of work. The park crew at my mountain (sunpeaks) puts in so much time to get the park the way it is. I guess when you are skiing it then it doesnt seem like it was that much work but it sure is. Basically the park started with 6 rails in the first week of dec and didnt stop until we had a full park in march when they put new take offs beside the bottom jumps. It's a season long job for sure.
I would maybe see if you and another person could share the "managing" side to make it a little easier. If you have a solid crew of diggers that are dedicated it should be really fun.
Sounds like a good opportunity. In your shoes I would try it out for a season. If you really don't end up getting a good deal with respect to how much help management gives you with funding and cat time then use the job experience to get a position on a park crew or park manager somewhere else thats maybe alittle better run.
Think about it this way, its a great oppertunity and if you dont like it well...you have alot of other winters to do something diffrent. Its not like you will be stuck with the job. So give it a try so you dont regret not doing it.
Pretty much my dream job right there! So i say go for it!
As before mentioned, if nothing else, it'll be an experience, and a welcome addition to your CV if your lookin to get in to park/resort management.
With regards to the building, i know they have courses in how to build jumps and jibs at bigger resorts. Jibs is pretty straight forward since it doesnt involve that much snow, jumps however are a bigger challenge. Angles, speed etc have to be just right, so a course would be a good idea. Maybe study angles/speed/distance online, i know you can find equations online that explain it.
Im jealous of you, good luck, and have a great season!
oh and you don't need big jumps or fancy rail setups to have an amazing park. just raid trash piles and get creative, kidz get stoked if you just get an old oil barrel and lay it in the park, or some pallets set up in some creative jump style way, i once even skied a park where they took hoods and trunks from old cars and it was a blast!!
get jiggy with it.