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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Park City, UT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Park City, UT
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    I have been working at full-time (More than 5 years)


    Great people, fun industry, a perfect location in Park City, discounts on gear, opportunity for people that work hard and have good attitudes, and a culture that encourages you to get outside and use the products we sell. I feel very fortunate to be able to come to work at Backcountry every day.


    Too many competing priorities, but company is getting better at managing this.

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused on the customer and what makes us unique. Interviews

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    Merchandise Processor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Christiansburg, VA
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at (Christiansburg, VA) in June 2015.


    Got a phone call two weeks after applying online. I missed the call, left a voicemail and was called back the next morning for a phone interview. Then I was invited to a tour of the distribution center and an in person interview a week later. That took a full hour and I was hired on the spot.

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    • Have seen an employee break rules? How did respond?   Answer Question
    • What are you passionate about? How would you rate your computer skills from scale of 1-10? Why do you want to work here? What are your career goals? Do you have questions for me? What are your skills?   Answer Question Awards & Accolades

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Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award - Top 50 Medium Sized Companies , Glassdoor, 2014

Additional Info

Headquarters Park City, UT
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable began in 1996 with two guys, a stack of avalanche beacons, and a garage in Park City, UT. Our roots were humble, and we've grown since then, but our vision is still clear: to provide the best outdoor gear—and to be the best at doing it. We have deep roots in Utah, and we thrive on the trails and in the mountains surrounding Park City. You can also find ... More

Mission: We offer an unparalleled opportunity to connect your career with your passions. Our mission – connect people to their passions - begins with our team members. We bring a passion for the outdoors to our work each and every day with three core values: 1. We do the different and remarkable, we Break Trail 2. We don’t sit around and think about it, we Get it Done 3. Our passion is our rock but we live to hit our goals, we Balance Performance and Passion

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