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The Mountain

Insider intel on how ski areas happen. By and for ski area employees in the Northwest.

Divisions of Labor

Mountain Operations. Company Structures. Career path conversations with Mountain Ops Leaders; Scott Bowen, Crystal Mountain Resort and Jake Smith, Hoodoo.  Chair lift talks at Mt. Baker. 

A peek at how pre-season happens, requires traveling back in time.  Job Fairs.  Snowvana 2019.  Ramping up for 2020. Chats with Timberline Lodge. Mt. Hood Meadows, Mt. Bachelor, Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Silver Mountain Resort, Hoodoo.  

Insider intel on how ski areas happen. By and for ski area employees in the Northwest. Interview with Annie Fast of Ski Oregon, former editor of Transworld Snowboarding Magazine. Chair Lift thoughts inspired by Goggy Foggles. Lift Ops. Ski Patrol. Lift Maintenance.  Grooming. Rentals. Retail. Ski and Ride School. Food and Beverage. Hospitality.  Parking lots.  Accounting.  Human Resources.  Marketing.  The list goes on.