Lookout Pass Ski & Recreation

Known for our light, dry snow - Come work and Play with us this winter!

Lookout Pass Ski Area is conveniently located on the Idaho/ Montana border at the summit of Lookout Pass. With a base elevation of 4,710 and over 400 inches of snow annually, and over 500 skiable acres (more than doubling to 1,200 when the Eagle Peak lift goes in). This family friendly mountain is a tree skier/riders paradise.

We're located 90 minutes from Missoula, MT and Spokane, WA.

About Lookout Pass Ski & Recreation

The 2023-24 season will be an exciting time to join our team as continue to expand our base area. We are looking to add new management and lead jobs at the ski area. We are a passionate outdoor recreation staff and greatly value our guest experience.

Lookout Pass has 5 lifts, 1,700 feet of vertical and 2,000 acres of lift access terrain. 100% of our snow is natural and we average 400 inches a season!

We opened in 1935 and have had a rich skiing history throughout the years. We are a small family owned operation. We pride ourselves in "exceeding our guest's expectations."  We also strive to create an enjoyable, fun, safe, and productive environment for our guests and ourselves.  Lookout Pass is a Family owned mountain with 4 lifts, 560 skiable acres, countless backcountry, and nordic options there is plenty to do on your downtime! 

The Employee Experience

We are a family-friendly, regional ski area. Our crew is hard-working, fun-seeking and outdoor-oriented. Simply put we are a "no-frills" just good snow area. Our guests enjoy being outside and skiing we there friends, what we lack in amenities we make up for in personality. 

Most staff live in the Silver Valley of Idaho, or the St. Regis Valley in Montana. Both are outdoor adventure paradises with USNF access, hiking, fishing, biking, backcountry skiing/riding and more.  

Our staff housing option in located in Mullan, ID and Osburn, ID about a 10 minute drive from the ski area. The Mullan house has a full kitchen, laundry, TV and wifi. 

Ideal Candidate

Lookout Pass is looking for enthusiastic candidates with a passion for the mountain lifestyle. 

Room and Board

There is also limited employee housing available in Mullan, ID or Osburn, ID, with a full kitchen and laundry access, TV and wifi. Mullan is 10 minutes from the ski area and Osburn housing is about 15 minutes away; Kellogg, ID and Wallace, ID are larger towns, with grocery stores and shopping. Most of our employees choose to live in the Silver Valley of Idaho, but some live in the St. Regis Valley of Montana, There are many other rental options in Mullan, Wallace, and Kellogg.

Employee Perks

Besides getting to work in a fun and dynamic work environment there are several employee perks!

  • Free season pass
  • Discounts on food and retail
  • Free rental equipment
  • Free group ski and snowboard lessons
  • Free and discounted tickets to other area resorts such as Schweitzer, Silver, Whitefish, Crystal Mountain, and many more

Getting Here and Getting Around

Lookout Pass is located at Exit 0 on Interstate 90 right on the Montana/Idaho border. We are conveniently located 90 minutes from Missoula, MT, and Spokane, WA.  Personal transportation is recommended.  Mullan is 6 miles from Lookout Pass and has a convenience store and a couple of restaurants. Wallace is located 14 miles down the road and has a grocery store, post office, mechanic shop, and several restaurants. Lookout does not provide transportation, however, carpooling is encouraged. 

For Fun

The Silver Valley has something for everyone! Lookout Pass is one of 5 ski resorts within a 90-minute drive. There are endless backcountry ski opportunities, for those with the knowledge and equipment, as well as several groomed Nordic trail systems for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. We also have miles of groomed and ungroomed snowmobile trails right from town. Wanting something a little warmer? The valley is packed full of unique restaurants, breweries, and museums.  No matter what you're looking for there is always something to do. 

How to Apply

Download, complete and email our application: jobs@skilookout.com

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