Tag Archives: Canada

12th July 2017 – Blackcomb Hiking Trails

There’s been a hiccup with the pay checks, so I’m trying to save a bit of cash on my days off while still doing something with them.  Weather’s a bit miserable so the lake is out, but it’s perfect weather … Continue reading

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1st July 2017 – Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day! Yep, 3 days before America’s Independence Day is Canada’s own national holiday.  There’s music, parades and possibly fireworks happening all day. Of course, I’m not going to see most of it, as I’m working on Blackcomb for … Continue reading

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29th June 2017 – Whistler Bike Park

Got a day off today, and decided I’m going to take advantage of some of the perks offered at Whistler Blackcomb for staff and have a mountain biking lesson.  I haven’t been on a bike in years, and definitely don’t … Continue reading

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27th June 2017 – Orientation

I’ve had some interesting scheduling issues this week.  I was original scheduled to work Tuesday, only to get an email saying I needed to go to an Orientation on the same day.  I contacted my bosses soon as I found … Continue reading

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24th June 2017 – Whistler Blackcomb

After my one proper shift, I get two days off.  It’s definitely good timing, because Whistler has been hit by a major heatwave.  It’s 30-31 degrees for the next few days, and shows no signs of leaving.  Admittedly I end … Continue reading

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22nd June 2017 – Rendezvous Blackcomb

First day of work, and although one of my roommates doesn’t start till 10, she decides to come down with me and another girl starting at 9:30.  It’s a bit of a rush at the start though, because I underestimate … Continue reading

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21st June 2017 – Food Safety 101

Today is a full day of training, and at 8:45 Rhonda and I head towards Base 2 for our Back to School day.  From 9-4, we’ll be in classroom learning about Food Safety.  In Canada, you’re not really allowed to … Continue reading

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