If you’re looking for a life filled with zero responsibilities and epic days on the mountain, bad news: you should’ve been a ski bum in 1972.
Today’s seasonal ski-town employees still get in their powder days, but “the lifestyle” has changed as our economy has grown. If you’re retired, enjoy it! If you’re looking for a season of ski bumming, keep in mind that today’s successful ski bums work as hard as they play.
Housing availability in the Vail Valley varies between the seasons. During the winter months, housing can be hard to come by, so your best strategy is to plan ahead.