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A Ski Bum’s Guide To Peak Weekend Skiing

A Ski Bum’s Guide To Peak Weekend Skiing

by Katie Coakley

There’s no doubt about it: winter is fully upon us. Looking at the social media feeds, it seems as if just about every resort in the country is swimming in freshies, making a ski trip a necessity, not a luxury…. Read More →

8 Ways To Spot A Ski Bum

8 Ways To Spot A Ski Bum

by Katie Coakley

Ski Bum (noun phrase): A person who frequents ski resorts habitually, often doing casual jobs, for the sake of skiing. (1960+) –The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D. Or, to… Read More →

Do You Have What it Takes to Be in the Ski Patrol?

Do You Have What it Takes to Be in the Ski Patrol?

by Mark Crone

Being a Ski Patroller is tough to define. It’s a mixture of a few things: Ski/snowboard “bum” (meaning you absolutely love to be out on the slopes—day or night, any temperature, any conditions); first responder (you know what to do… Read More →

Top 7 Jobs For The Modern Day Ski Bum

Top 7 Jobs For The Modern Day Ski Bum

by Heather Balogh

The era of the all-play-and-no-work ski bum has passed. Life is too darn expensive, and everyone needs to make some cash. That said, it is still possible to surround yourself with your favorite sport {ahem! skiing!} while still earning enough… Read More →

Pimp Your Adventure Van: How To Choose Your Ride

Pimp Your Adventure Van: How To Choose Your Ride

by David Sandel

I have bad news. It’s something we all know, but it’s something none of us want to face. Winter is over. (Well, for the vast majority of us.) And now I have good news. You can F I N A… Read More →

5 Life Advice Tips for Ski Bums

5 Life Advice Tips for Ski Bums

by Annie Agle

So, you’ve decided to forgo the 9-5 hamster wheel in favor of bell-to-bell shredding. Good on you! But, there are a few aspects of real life you should not avoid. By all means, spend your nights on the couches of… Read More →

The Ski Bum Guide: Lifestyle of the Poor and Nameless

The Ski Bum Guide: Lifestyle of the Poor and Nameless

by Gina Bégin

You finally did it. You’ve been hired at a resort to live out your dreams of skiing daily or you’ve saved up enough to convert your truck into a winter-home-on-wheels so you can hit as many ski areas as possible…. Read More →