• College News
  • Suspect charged in campus threat

    Suspect charged in campus threat  Original press release shared on www.enews.coloradomtn.edu.  LEADVILLE, COLO. – Feb. 14, 2017 –  The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Group (SOG) has a suspect in custody following a threat made to the Colorado Mountain College campus in Leadville.  Adam Slattery, who attended the college for one semester and was not […]

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  • The Notorious Leadvile Powder Guild

    By Lauren Swanson It was well after midnight in November 1983, when Ski Area Operations (SAO) students committed their first infraction of the day—breaking and entering. The students, known affectionately as the Leadville Powder Guild, entered the SAO shop with the intentions of temporarily relocating equipment and classroom property onto the front lawn of their […]

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  • Peak Perspectives; Mountain Orientation

    Leadville Mountain Orientation A narrative by Aspen Gau, a Leadville student in the Outdoor program at Colorado Mountain College. Students in the Mountain Orientation class explored the Mount Harvard Wilderness area in early October. Mountain Orientation, affectionately called “Mountain O”, was Aspen’s first outdoor orientation course. The course is a concentrated field experience in the […]

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  • #CMCSnowDay Adventure Contest

    Show us how you #CMCSnowDay and enter to win sweet outdoor gear and local prizes. Leadville students know how to enjoy a powder day; fat-biking the campus trails, hitting features in the backyard terrain park, grooming trails on Colorado ski slopes, or even building a snowman with your friends! February 1st through February 28, the […]

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  • Student Friendly Leadville Businesses

    Leadville student shares favorite local businesses Downtown Harrison Ave is decorated with local businesses; proof that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Leadville. Each shop is as unique as our mountain community. Below are a few of our favorite student friendly Leadville businesses, as chosen by Sarah Duprey. Sarah is an outdoor and environmental […]

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  • Melting Stereotypes; Leadville Artistic Welding Workshop

    Put down the iPhone and pick-up a torch. Geoff Lautzenheiser, Colorado Mountain College welding instructor, invites you inside the Leadville campus’ Rattling Jack Welding Shop for a 3-day Decorative and Artistic Welding workshop. Welders are often portrayed as burly, blue-collar men working in the manufacturing or construction industry – but it’s time for this stereotype […]

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  • From Leadville to the Alps; An International Grooming Adventure

    Grooming around the world Ski area operations alum Karen Gilliot runs snowcats in both hemispheres.  by Carrie Click This article was originally published by Carrie Click at enews.coloradomtn.edu.  While Karen Bruce Gilliot was growing up in Belle Vernon, a little borough outside Pittsburgh, she skied at Seven Springs. It’s a Pennsylvania ski area that tops out […]