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I spent the last 2 seasons in Revy and it is so fun. Since it's your first season, a dedicated touring set-up isn't maybe necessary as you learn the basics and gain experience. I rocked JJ's with dukes pretty well everyday and they are a perfect ski for Revy. The slackcountry is very accessible and holds great skiing. Also, February for the past 2 years has been fairly dry and stable, so it's a great chance do get out and do some touring. If you're staying in or around the resort, bring some other skis to shred groomers with or visit other resorts for some park laps.
In town, your own apartment is not easy to find, but a room in a house generally isn't too bad. I lived in Colombia Park, which is only good if you have your own car, live close to the shuttle (costs 2$ per ride or a season pass for like 130$, FREE if you work at the resort), and don't party too much (45 minute walk home from the bars). The best places to live IMO are downtown or southside because they are close to everything from shuttle stops to bars to grocery stores. Rooms in a house can range froom 300-550 per month, but if you're lucky and get a good house it may be less. My first year I paid 250 per month, but we were 6 people.
The job market can be tough to break into, especially that late. Most jobs are shitty anyway(housekeeping or line cook types) I would recommend what I did last year, which was not work until I was broke then found a job. I lasted 4 months on the same amount, just cut down party costs and ski more. This past year I was a part time lifty, so I got free pass, free bus pass, discounted avy gear and other pro deals, and only worked 2 days a week. SICK times. That's why you're there anyway, and skiing 6-7 days a week is fuckin great. If you are doing 3 months, buy your pass on the early bird price before Oct 1st (700ish), start looking on the stokelist for apartments or people looking for a roommate in Nov-Dec, take AST1 as soon as you get there (beneficial even for skiing inbounds, avy danger is everywhere), and be ready to live like a ski bum. Sacrifice small stuff for the skiing.
Good luck to you bud, and don't worry about language issues, I lived with all french dudes this year and there's a lot of them around!