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[ Tue, 2009-09-29 06:51 ]
Lift Attendant at Snowbasin
Aspen, Vail and others upping their numbers of local hires

Surely you've noticed in the last decade or so that the number of local kids and domestic ski bums manning the chairlifts and ticket windows of America's ski resorts has declined, their roles taken over by Argentines and Kiwis. The reasons for this are debatable -- though we think it has to do with a generation of skiing parents eager to give their kids the ski-bum experience they never had. At any rate, we're about to see more locals in on-hill uniforms this season.

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