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  • Port Angeles, WA
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Driving from Seattle to Denali late april, need a ride?

I will be leaving the Seattle area around the last week of April, arriving in Denali no later than May 3rd. Now this will be far from your typical cramped car trip; I will be making the voyage in my…Continue

Tags: gear, holland, princess, aramark, fun

Started Jan 22, 2014

Ride offered: Seattle to Fairbanks/ Denali

I will be heading out of the Seattle area around May 6th (slightly flexible), and need to be in Denali by the 11th. I will be driving the alcan up in my '04 Grand Cherokee, with room for a person…Continue

Tags: road, Ride, Alcan, YT, trip

Started May 1, 2012

 

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DJ replied to Katie Quint's discussion CURIOUS!
"Assume (and financially plan on) being off for a bit between seasons (go travel some cheap country or visit family for it). Winter gigs are pretty easy to come by as well, depending on what you want to be doing. Ski resorts are always an easy place…"
Apr 19, 2014
DJ and Katie Quint are now friends
Mar 27, 2014
DJ replied to Katie Quint's discussion Seasonal work, and inbetween jobs??
"Once you get going, and start finding the good positions (which often times takes knowing the right people to get) you can easily make enough to make the shoulder seasons a fun break. A lot of people in Denali that work at ski resorts during the…"
Mar 26, 2014
DJ replied to Brandon Richard's discussion Working at fishing lodge in Alaska; What should I bring?
"Anything made from Gore-tex, proshell if you can afford one. I love arcteryx, but it is pricey!"
Mar 20, 2014
DJ replied to Brandon Richard's discussion Working at fishing lodge in Alaska; What should I bring?
"Protip when flying into remote places (as your bags will be limited), get some of those vacuum storage bags, it will triple what fits in your bags as far as clothes and such)."
Mar 19, 2014
DJ replied to Jenny Upchurch's discussion Is a laptop/tablet necessary for a Yellowstone job?
"Typically, but not always, any "public" computer offered by a seasonal employer is going to be the leftover that went through every other department, and still *kind of* works. I can't imagine not having my own, even if you were to…"
Mar 18, 2014
DJ replied to Tom's discussion make a living from seasonal work?
"I've been making roughly $40k a year over the last ten years doing seasonal work. (as a bus driver/ski guide/emt/sled dog handler). It's not a ton, but certainly enough to be comfortable and put some in savings. If you are serious, hard…"
Mar 18, 2014
DJ commented on Leo Anderson's group 2014 Denali National Park Employees!!!
"I've posted in the ride board, but am going to cross post here:I have room for one more person from Seattle to Denali, leaving April 29th, arriving May 4th. I also have lots of room for anything like a bicycle, motorcycle, kayak, or perhaps…"
Mar 17, 2014
DJ joined nick hill's group
Mar 10, 2014
DJ and Tinabeane are now friends
Feb 23, 2014
Terri Bernard and DJ are now friends
Feb 10, 2014
DJ replied to Cyndi's discussion Mini-fridge in DNC dorms?
"I'd call their HR and ask if they have one, or if you can bring one. I bought this Danby one a few summers ago while living in Aramarks Parkside dorms in Denali. It worked out great for the summer, and as it was rather cheap (with the free…"
Feb 9, 2014
DJ replied to Jamie S Rutherford's discussion Looking for seasonal work in Alaska from May to September
"You list a lot of skills/trades, what specifically are you wanting to do? There are hundreds of jobs posted right now on the main page. The hiring season is in full swing though, so start pumping out those applications asap."
Feb 9, 2014
DJ joined Leo Anderson's group
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2014 Denali National Park Employees!!!

This group is a way to get to know and network with your future coworkers in Denali National Park during the summer of 2014 regardless of which company you work for. I look forward to getting to you you and everyone else who will be working in Denali next summer.See More
Feb 5, 2014
DJ and Leo Anderson are now friends
Feb 3, 2014
DJ updated their profile
Feb 3, 2014

Profile Information

Hometown:
Port Angeles, Wa
About Me:
Seeing the world, one season at a time!
Last Seasonal Job:
Dog handler/ EMT, Denali park, AK
Favorite Seasonal Job:
Backcountry Ski Guide, Mt. Ruepehu, New Zealand
Where have you lived and worked?
All over the US, Canada, and New Zealand.
Dream Job:
Flight Medic.

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