STYLE ALTITUDE: SEASONAIRES

Ride. Rest. Repeat. If this is your idea of another hard day at the office, then you are probably a seasonaire or have been one. Or should be one. Style Altitude brings you stories from - and about -seasonaires living The HIgh Life...

 

Trying to decide whether to work in a ski resort for the winter, maybe before or after uni? We can think of 11 good reasons why you shouldn't go...

11 GOOD REASONS NOT TO DO A SKI SEASON. Doing a ski season, the best decision of your life? Maybe not. Check out why you should step away from the chalet host / ski instructor / nanny/ bartender application form...

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Want to spend all winter snowboarding or skiing? Every winter. But how? Check out our guide to being a Serial Seasonaire and having the perfect lifestyle.

SERIAL SEASONAIRE How to snowboard or ski every winter. Snowboard contributor, Faye Young, has just spent her sixth season snowboarding in the mountains. Find out how she does it...

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CHALET GUY. More geezonaire than seasonaire Chris Tomlinson ditched his 'proper' job to work winters in Morzine. So is he now 'living the dream'?

THE MAN BEHIND THE MORZINE CHALET PROJECT. He launched the Morzine Chalet Project, experienced seven winters,entertained many chalet guests and has written two books about skiing with 'demons'. We meet Morzine's chalet guy, Chris Tomlinson and discover his demons, skills- and possible seven year itch.

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Class of 2011/12. What happens when seasonaires grow up? What did they learn from working in a ski resort? We caught up with 5 seasonaires, 5 years after their first season in Tignes.

CLASS OF 2011/2012. What happened after working the winter in the mountains? And where are they now? Catching up with seasonaires 5 years later

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To a Seasonaire in the mountains, it's war with the Jerrys who are invading their mountain.

DON'T MESS WITH A SEASONAIRE. To a seasonaire who has spent the whole winter in resort, it's war with the Jerrys who invade their mountain.

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Seasonaire, Faye Young is behind the bar people watching for après and spots Party Animals among the Boozy Brits, Sozzled Swedes and Rollicking Russians.

BAR WATCH. Discover what the après scene is like in ski resorts from BEHIND the bar. Our seasonaire, Faye Young, spots Party Animals among the Boozy Brits, Sozzled Swedes and Rollicking Russians.

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Doing a season? Then don't pack until you've checked out the 10 essentials from a pro-packer and seasonaire.

10 ESSENTIALS TO PACK. Don't know what to take when you're doing your first ski season? Our pro-packer is on the case.

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All sussed employers know that graduating from the University of The Mountains creates the ultimate HIGH achiever.

UNIVERSITY OF THE MOUNTAINS. All sussed employers know that graduating from the University of The Mountains creates the ultimate HIGH achiever.

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From avalanche avoidance to 'aving a laugh, riding hard and partying even harder like a pro-seasonaire

EXTREME SEASONAIRING. From avalanche avoidance to 'aving a laugh, riding hard and partying even harder like a pro-seasonaire

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From rat race to derby racing, it's all going downhill fast for our Seasonaire.

ALLEZ ALLEZ. OOPS! From rat race to derby racing, it's all going downhill fast for our Seasonaire.

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Looking out of your high rise office view of concrete do you long for an office with a view of rising high mountains? Time to move from city to mountains.

THE GREAT ESCAPE. Looking out of your high rise office view of concrete do you long for an office with a view of rising high mountains? Time to move from city to mountains.

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There are 10 clues to spotting a seasonaire in the city. Surfing the tube's a giveaway.

HOW TO SPOT A SEASONAIRE. There are 10 clues to spotting a seasonaire in the city. Surfing the tube's a giveaway.

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Doing a ski season for the first time without knowing what's ahead is like hucking a ridge without checking out what's on the other side.

10 THINGS I WISH I'D KNOWN. Doing a ski season for the first time without knowing what's ahead is like hucking a ridge without checking out what's on the other side.

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The 10 New Year Resolutions that Seasonaires make every year.

10 NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS for Seasonaires.

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Catch the latest summer special episode from our seasonaire in the mountains.

NEW SEASONAIREHEAD. Catch the latest summer special episode from our seasonaire in the mountains.

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Exhibiting signs of winter ski season withdrawal symptoms? Then you've got PSS, Post Season Syndrome.

POST SEASON SYNDROME. Exhibiting signs of winter ski season withdrawal symptoms? Then you've got PSS, Post Season Syndrome.

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When you want to work in the mountains for the rest of your life but everyone says 'get a proper job'. But there's actually no contest.

SKI BUM V PROPER JOB. When you want to work in the mountains for the rest of your life but everyone says 'get a proper job'. But there's actually no contest.

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DOING A SKI SEASON BLOG. Our Seasonairehead doing seasons in the mountains finds herself between a rock and a hard icy place

DOING A SKI SEASON BLOG. Our Seasonairehead doing seasons in the mountains finds herself between a rock and a hard icy place.

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Check out the resort jobs and find out the skills you require for working in a ski resort. Starting with a sense of humour.

WHO WANTS TO BE A SEASONAIRE? Check out the resort jobs and find out the skills you require for working in a ski resort. Starting with a sense of humour.

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Panic shag? Look it up in the Seasonaire's manual. Learn how to speak and act like a seasonaire.

A-Z SEASONAIRE GUIDE. Panic shag? Look it up in the Seasonaire's manual. Learn how to speak and act like a Seasonaire.

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