Vail Resorts Climbing Wall & Aerial Adventure Guide - Summer Seasonal - Heavenly Mountain Resort in South Lake Tahoe, California

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

The Climbing Wall and Aerial Adventure Guide at Epic Discovery will work to provide guests with an Experience of a Lifetime enjoying the thrills and exhilaration of our Black Bear Ropes Course, Boulder Cove Ropes Course, Discovery Forest Ropes Course, Granite Peak Climbing Wall, as well as East Peak and Skyway Canopy Zip Tours (additional training required). The Guide may work at various stations to provide instruction, safety overview, and guidance to our guests as they experience the adventure and excitement of Heavenly’s Epic Discovery.

This position is hiring for full time Guides for our ropes courses, climbing wall, and canopy zip tours.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Follow and adhere to all company and departmental policies, procedures, and service standards.

  • Maintain a safe work area.

  • Address guest’s needs and questions appropriately.

  • Perform work in an efficient, accurate, and organized manner.

  • Conduct expected amount of physical work.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


  • Over 18 years old.

  • Under 250 pounds.

  • Ability to work in a fast pasted environment.

  • Remain alert and observe all policies and procedures.

  • Capacity to learn about all Epic Discovery activities, Heavenly Resort, and the Tahoe area.

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Positively contributing team player.

Physical requirements:

  • Lift and push up to 50 pounds regularly and up to 100 pounds occasionally.

  • Ability to reach above head and operate tools and activity components.

  • Dexterity to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, feel, hear, see and carry.

  • Capable of performing repetitive motions.

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong understanding of guest service.

  • Completion of High School level education or higher.

  • Previous experience working with outdoor adventure programs or other activities such as zip lines and/or ropes courses.

If you want to obtain your summer Experience of a Lifetime, you’ve found your perfect match at Heavenly. With a massive mountain full of thrilling activities, adventure and incredible views of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is for those who want to go big and forge their own path. From on-mountain Canopy Tours to mouthwatering Smokehouse cuisine, Heavenly exudes high-energy from first chair to last call. Come be a part of the team committed to delivering a refreshingly unique Epic experience.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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