Like any impactful dream, the dreamer wakes up with a sense that something has changed. Something IS DIFFERENT.

So in anticipation of this year’s Dream Job applicants, we caught up with last year’s winner, Jackson Lebsack to discuss some of the moments he still wakes up thinking about.

HOW TO APPLY: The Dream Job 2020

10) Ziplining through old-growth pine forests in the middle of a snowstorm (Whistler Blackcomb, BC)

The view sure is different from up here | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

9) Arriving at the perfect late lunch in the Alps via helicopter (Courchevel, France)

Taking a lunch break in serious style | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

8) Snowmobiling in endless, cold-smoke powder (Crested Butte, CO)

How great it is to be alive | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

7) Off-the-beaten path fat biking beneath the San Juan Mountains (Telluride, CO)

San Juan sunsets are bar-none | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

6) Skiing snow so deep, breathing was difficult (Hakuba Valley, Japan)

Over the shoulder powder @Hakuba | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

5) Ripping big mountain terrain and following it up with all-time pizza, pastries, and apres (Verbier, Switzerland)

“How much longer till pizza?” | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

4) Picture-perfect skiing with lake front views (Heavenly, CA)

When your goggles match the color of the lake | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

3) Snapping photos of the BIG AIR jump while US OPEN athletes flew above (Vail, CO)

Elite athletes in their element | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

2) Catching first chair in the Kootenay Rockies with Fernie’s finest (Fernie, BC)

Fernie’s furriest ski patroller | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

1) Getting snowed in for an extra day after the historic storm of 2019 hit the Austrian alps… BEST DAY EVER (St. Anton, Austria)

Does it get any better? No, it does not | Photo: Jackson Lebsack

HOW TO APPLY: The Dream Job 2020