Written for the wannabe ski bum, this guide provides key information for all those looking to experience the ski bum lifestyle. It is full of insights and exposures to the world of ski bumming from a seasoned ski bums view. Topics nclude employment, town & mountain profiles, resort realities, housing, jobs, and more-- exposing the realities of moving to, living at, and working for, a world class ski resort. The book profiles 20 resorts in five states stretching across the Rockies from Sun Valley, Idaho to Taos, New Mexico, including Utahs and Colorados finest.
Employment with the ski company of each resort is covered with information on free employee passes, job fair dates (hiring), drug testing policies, housing, and employee grooming restrictions as well as season pass prices. Basically, this book discusses a lot of stuff a prospective ski bum would want to know before making the BIG move to a ski town, allowing the reader to better choose a resort that best fits his or her visions and dreams of the ski bum experience.