Alta and snowbird resorts

Full review of Alta and Snowbird, Utah, USA

What is Civilization?

Far far away, behind the word mountains...

on the rock

With one of the largest ranges of ski, snowboard and outdoor products...

red sky

In the reddish light of the sunset, shadows begin to grow...

landscape

Winter photography can have beautiful...

sky flying

Snow is a form of precipitation in the form of crystalline water ice...

Working a season in the snow

Snow Season Central is an online resource, community and guide to working a snow season, with information on resorts all over the world.
Inside Snow Season Central, you'll find insider information from people who have lived and worked at mountains all over the world. They'll be able to tell you about the best mountains, the best jobs on the hill, the best places to live and the best places to party.

Follow the 'Resorts' link or head straight to the 'Quick Links' below for a list of mountains by country. Alternatively, use the search box to find the mountain in which you're interested and read up from people who will tell you all there is to know.

Contribute

If you have worked a season at a snow resort, then go ahead and add any insider knowledge you may have about the best jobs to get, the best places to live, the best places to ride and the best places to party. 

To add information, use the 'Resorts' link or 'Quick Links' below to find your mountain or alternatively use the search box. If your resort isn't yet listed, head to the 'About Snow Season Central' page at the bottom to send us an email at the address listed and let us know which mountain you'd like to add information for.

What Else

In addition to the information for each mountain, the forum is an area where you can post questions about working in the snow, or anything else you might want to ask about the snow.

Niseko is located on the north island of Japan. Niseko itself is a town which is about 20 minutes away from the ski mountains. Niseko's resorts are all located on the one mountain called the Niseko Annupuri Mountain. There are three resorts which are on the mountain. Grand Hirafu is the biggest. Nis...
01 November 2012
Red Mountain is located near the town of Rossland in British Columbia. It's only a few kilometres from the US border and state of Washington. There's no town at the base of Red Mountain, just a bunch of condos. The closest town is the town of Rossland. It's about a 5 - 10 minute drive (3km) to get t...
01 November 2012
The town of Wanaka is a proper town and not simply a resort town. There are 3 mountains in the area to ride. Treble Cone is 20km away and Cardona is about the same distance - both about half an hour's drive. Snow Park is a small mountain that basically only has a park. There is also a cross-country ...
01 November 2012
Zell am See is located in the middle of Austria. It is about 150km South-East of Munich in Germany. It is also close to Salzburg, about a 1.5 hour drive. Salzburg is the easiest access into Zell am See, taking a flight from a major European city. There's a train directly from Salzburg station to Zel...
01 November 2012