Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Get Paid to Hike Across Canada this Summer

Are you looking for something to keep you occupied this summer? Than you may want to apply for the Woods Dream Job. Gear manufacturer Woods Canada is looking to hire two lucky people to embark on a 5-month long epic hike along the Trans Canada Trail, a 1700 km (1056 mile) backpacking route that stretches across some of that countries most wild and beautiful areas.

The two people who are hired for the Dream Job will spend their summer hiking, paddling, and climbing along the trail, while documenting the journey through photos, video, and written dispatches. Along the way, they'll also get to test plenty of Woods gear as well, including tents, packs, sleeping bags, clothing and more.

Applicants for the Dream Job need to be available to hike the trail between May 12 and September 30, 2015. They'll also be handsomely compensated for their time by being paid $20,000 Canadian (roughly $16,100 U.S.), as well as a $300/wee per diem, and a $2000 bonus should they complete the entire length of the route. On top of that, all travel expenses are paid as well, including transportation, lodging, and so on.

Sound like something you'd be interested in? Than head over to the Dream Job website to fill out the application. You'll also have to submit a 60 second video explaining why they should hire you for the job. They're going to hire two people for this fantastic adventure, one of them could be you!

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