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allover U.S.
Where have you lived and worked?
Allover, Allover
About Me:
About me? I kind of suck at this
Last Seasonal Job:
Gunflint Lodge
Favorite Seasonal Job:
Stehekin Lodge but it's under new ownership
Dream Job:
Lottery winner

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B Bar Ranch...YUCK!

Posted on September 29, 2013 at 11:40pm 0 Comments

They cram eight of you in a small four bedroom house. There cheap! 8.25 an hour and they had me doing everything from chasing cattle through a swamp where there were moose w/young, Logging, Moving a one hundred year old cabin........the list goes on! I was hired for guest services to boot.....ktchn/server/housekeeper. They also call themselves a "non profit" ranch. We saw a check for 70,000 for a group of 25 that stayed less then two weeks. This is the only ranch that I have ever heard of…


Bear Lodge

Posted on November 12, 2012 at 9:19pm 0 Comments

The place is a rip off. They pay horrible salaries. 750 a month and I have over fifteen years of cooking experience. There long term staff mostly rude as well.

Gunflint Lodge On The Boundary Waters

Posted on July 21, 2011 at 9:16am 2 Comments

Just saw this place on what's new. You DO NOT want to work there. Everything about it sucks! The most unprofessional establishment that I have ever worked for.

Any pointers for Xanterra south rim

Posted on March 10, 2011 at 2:09pm 1 Comment

Any pointers for Xanterra south rim Continue

Soada Butte Lodge

Posted on February 16, 2011 at 2:27pm 2 Comments

     I just saw a job posting for Soda Butte Lodge on help wanted now. DON'T DO IT! These people are misserable! I did a short stint there early last winter. I have worked numerous lodge jobs and this was the worst! The manager and the head cook smoke crack....literally. I quit luckily. Shortly after I left the manager layed everyone off by leaving a notes on there doors saying they had 48 hours to vacate the premesis. Note that all of these people were picked up at the bus station in Billings.… Continue

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