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Ski bum and jobs around Mt.Hood?
As the title describe's, I'm looking for some work. I currently live in Norway, but I'm ready to just give up my life here and live as a ski bum in the states. Start out by renting a condo and when I'm financialy stable, maybe buy a place? If it doesn't work out, I'll just head on back home. So, I'm basically wondering if this is possible? I've tred to look around a bit online, but haven't been able to find something. Anyone know if there is any job opportunities at Mt. Hood right now? As a lifty or something. Haven't really decided on Mt.Hood yet either, but the year around season is dope. Some resorts in Colorado are also very tempting. The whole ski bum scene, is it possible? Anyone that have had some experience just giving up they're normal lives and live near a ski resort, then work on the side as a lifty or anything related? Thoughts, experiences and comments are mostly appreciated. Thanks!
Any idea's on the pay as a seasonal lifty? It's differs from resort to resort I guess?
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From what it looks like, all the resorts on Hood have stopped using foreign labor. If you can get the visa then there is sure to be some work opportunities. I would forget about even trying to be a liftie in the summer. The amount of people working for T-line is small.There are very few businesses in Govy. there might be a few more opportunities in Hood River. Keep in mind that Oregon unemployment is one of the highest in the nation right now.
Itd be really easy for you to get a visa into canada/ whistler. and they do tons of exchange/work programs.
I'm gonna look into Whistler. I know it offers good skiing and biking in the summer. It's absolutely a probability.
You guys think the life of a ski bum would be easier in Canada appose to USA? Would it perhaps be easier to get a Visa?
i think whistler would be a bit easier simply because it's much more centralized...you wouldn't need a car. at hood, I'd say you'd need a car. working for ~$10/hour you realistically cannot afford all expenses of car ownership AND pay the rest of your bills.
I think whistler would be a much more well-rounded experience....whistler has a much better international draw and many, many more things to do than hood.
is norway part of the commonwealth? if so you can get a visa no problem. but getting a visa into the states will take at least 6 months if not more. if youre looking at being here next winter, get on your visa asap. governments are slow as fuck.
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