Nine-to-five, 40 hours a week... spend your life doing something you love, something 'epic.' From avalanche forecasters to mountain guides, here we highlight 20 of the toughest, most extreme (and best) jobs on Earth.
Adventure Filmmaker? Start Here
Make films and love outdoors adventure? Reel Rock Film Fest co-creator Peter Mortimer tells us how you to get started in the biz.
IFMGA Mountain Guide: Peak Of A Profession
If there’s a singular job that epitomizes working in the outdoors, it’s the mountain guide. We talked with IFMGA-certified guide Kris Erickson for some insight into an undeniably epic career.
How To Land A Ski Resort Job
Is working at a ski resort your dream job? We got some inside advice from Copper Mountain’s HR department to help you land it.
Epic Job: Meet A High-Voltage Line Inspector
Timothy Phillips is a high-tension wire inspector who spends his days high above the ground working on electrified power lines.
Forge To Fine Art: Blacksmith Aaron Cergol
Aaron Cergol crafts axes, hammers, and knives on a restored forge. In this original video, GearJunkie travels to Milwaukee where a young master blacksmith creates works of art from hot steel.
Outdoors Dream Job? Meet Your ‘Epic Occupation’
If you love your job you’ll never work a day in your life. Maybe that old quote is an oversimplification, but these 20 Epic Occupations will keep you excited for the daily grind.