Outdoor Jobs

how do people make a living on the road

How do People Make a Living on the Road?

When my boyfriend and I were first seriously considering making the leap to full-time skoolie travel in 2017, the biggest question mark in our minds involved how to make a living on the road. At the time, I was working at the front desk of a physical therapy office and […]

how much do mountain guides make

How Much Do Mountain Guides Make?

So, maybe you spend a lot of time in the mountains, or you want to spend more. And wouldn’t it be great to get paid to do the thing you love? The easy answer is to ‘become a mountain guide’. Not so easy. The process is slow and expensive. You […]

how to become a certified rock climbing guide

How Do You Become a Certified Rock Climbing Guide?

If you’ve wondered how you can get paid to do something you love, such as rock climbing, guiding has probably crossed your mind. To become a certified rock climbing guide, start by checking with the company you want to work for and see what certifications they will require you to […]

How much do you get paid as a ski instructor?

How Much Do You Get Paid As a Ski Instructor?

Waking up in the morning, looking out the window to 8 inches of fresh powder, stepping into your boots, gliding to work and then getting paid to ski all day, everyday. Sounds like every snow bums dream. Right? Being a ski instructor may sound like the most glamorous job in […]

An outdoor adventure guide leads a group to the top of a snow-capped mountain

How To Become An Outdoor Adventure Guide

Imagine this: you’re walking down a trail in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness surrounded by stunning mountain views and glaciers as far as the eye can see. You’ve got a small group with you and you’re all out on a week-long backpacking trip. Sounds pretty awesome, doesn’t it? But […]