Every Ski Bum’s Dream Job Just Became a Possibility
This gig will pay you to ski the world’s most famous peaks
The phrase “Epic Dream Job” could mean a lot of things to a lot of people, but if you’re the type to spend your winter weekends chasing powder, this one is perfectly tailored for you.
This week,and put out a call for a skier or snowboarder with video skills and an adventurous spirit. The job description involves traveling to seven different countries (across three continents) to ski some of the world’s most epic peaks and capture the action on camera, via a full set of gear from GoPro.
During the course of two months, the lucky snow adventurer will have the opportunity to ride at world-famous Epic Pass resorts like Whistler Blackcomb, Japan’s Hakuba Valley, and Courchevel in France, dressed in all-new ski gear from Helly Hansen, Rossignol, and Oakley. Oh, and you’ll walk away with $10,000, and a few new stamps on your passport.
For as many incredible ski destinations as there are around the world, few people can say they’ve experienced them all in one fell swoop. “We have been in the business of ski travel for 47 years,” said Chief Marketing Officer Dan Sherman in a statement. “Even our team of experienced, well-traveled Mountain Travel Experts haven’t been on a ski trip this epic.”
Criteria for the role includes a love of the mountains and an appetite for travel, and theitself is easy enough: just upload a 60-second video explaining why you’re the right one for the job. Applications are open until October 15, so there’s plenty of time to get creative.