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Seasonal Addicts

For those who love to travel and live the lifestyle.  New seasonal workers and Veteran travelers alike share the passion of wild work in cool places.

Location: In a mountaintop tent with a satelite internet.
Members: 158
Latest Activity: Mar 23, 2016

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Seasonal Addicts Anonymous 16 Replies

Started by Dominic A. Smith. Last reply by Larry Razek Dec 28, 2013.

TRY AGAIN--DUST YOURSELF OFF AND TRY AGAIN !!! 2 Replies

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When to start looking or winter gig/ 12 Replies

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Comment by Dominic A. Smith on March 3, 2012 at 1:13pm

Woo hoo I am finally going back to seasonal work.   I will be back up in Alaska Fairbanks Lodge this summer. 

Comment by Dominic A. Smith on February 16, 2012 at 5:20pm

After having the last 2 summers away from seasonal work I am more excited then ever to get back into it.  I don't think I will ever people to the daily grind in the real world.  Wish me luck I hope to hear some offers a new seasonal adventure. 

Comment by Keith Larson on January 19, 2012 at 7:54pm

Less than 90 days to go at Alta and it has finally started snowing like I heard it could.  Had two offers for summer, kept changing my mind.  Decided to go with Alaska Wildland Adventures.

Comment by Keith Larson on January 5, 2012 at 3:51pm
Karen--I've heard nothing about the Omega. Any of the Princess properties are good choices. Everyone that I have met that have went to Custer has good things to say...but I have read some nasty written comments. And Yellowstone varies widely...mainly depends on how you mesh with whatever your closest co-workers are like. Have a fun summer wherever you land!
Comment by Keith Larson on January 5, 2012 at 3:45pm
Applied for the Work Exchange Program at Maho Bay for October. Guess I'm counting on getting a summer gig that will end in September.
Comment by Karen L. Wheelbarger on December 30, 2011 at 6:15am

I am a newbie!  have applied to Omega Institute in Hudson Valley, Copper River Wilderness Lodge in Alaska, Custer S. P. in S. D., and Yellowstone.  Have just retired this year and hope to get a seasonal spot.  Has anyone worked at any of the above listed places?

After reading some posts I think it might be difficult to get that first spot.

Comment by Keith Larson on December 28, 2011 at 4:49pm
Have applied at Stillpoint Lodge in Alaska. They emailed me and said they would be in touch soon. I'm thinking about sending my info to the Island Inn in Maine on the 2nd.
Comment by Keith Larson on November 27, 2011 at 12:43pm

In a coupe of days I start my winter job...and it's getting soon to start applying for summer already!

Comment by Keith Larson on September 4, 2011 at 4:00pm
6 weeks left at the North Rim.  Then I'll have 4-6 weeks off, before heading to the Rustler Lodge in Alta.  Just finished making some plans for the time off.  Vegas for a week ('cause it's cheap and close), Oklahoma City, Austin, Chicago, then visiting family and friends back in Wisconsin...Green Bay and Oshkosh.
Comment by Keith Larson on August 10, 2011 at 12:33pm

I have 68 days left at the North Rim.  I have a few apps out for winter, looking at cold places this winter.  Had some emails with HR at Mammoth and was supoposed to be contacted by some area managers, but that's been a few weeks.  I have an interview tomorrow morning with the Rustler Lodge in Alta, Utah.

I've met a few people that have done Big Bend.  Pretty much like everywhere a couple liked it much more than others.  Those that seemed to like it more were into the many hiking opportunities that they didn't know until they got there.  Those that didn't like it so much were mainly concerned with the seasonal working with year-round co-workers thing.

 

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