• Alumni
  • 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 […]

  • College News
  • Leadville Campus Clubs

    Leadville Campus Clubs Get involved! Students at the Colorado Mountain College Leadville campus will be excited to learn about the various campus clubs they can get involved in. From backcountry ski adventures to sustainability efforts, there’s no shortage of opportunities for extracurricular activities. Want to start your own club? Contact Nate Obin to learn how: nobin@coloradomtn.edu.  Outdoor […]

  • Advice
  • Beyond Technical; The Human Aspect of an Outdoor Career

    Beyond Technical; The Human Aspect of an Outdoor Career Graduate Feature, Brett Menter Since graduating in 2014 with a degree in Outdoor Recreation Leadership, Brett Menter has found himself leading heli-ski trips in Alaska, guiding ice climbing trips on glaciers, coordinating outdoor activities for disabled children and more recently, instructing outdoor orientation classes at Colorado Mountain […]

  • CMC Leadville Programs
  • Introducing SWAT, Leadville’s New Snow Science and Avalanche Safety Program

    In-depth avalanche technician program to be offered at CMC Leadville Release originally shared on www.enews.coloradomtn.edu, written by Carrie Click LEADVILLE – The highest-altitude college campus in the country is about to have another distinction: a program aimed to better train workers in avalanche country. Starting in fall 2017, Colorado Mountain College Leadville plans to introduce […]

  • College News
  • Building Community Trails and Outdoor Skills

    Leadville Trail Design and Construction Course Trail Design and Construction class at Colorado Mountain College Leadville is an immersive two-week OUT course that introduces students to sustainable trail design and the construction process in and out of the classroom. Aspen Gau, a 19-year old Iowa native and second year student in the Outdoor Recreation Leadership […]

  • Events
  • Haunted Hills 5k Costume Run

    The CMC Leadville Running Club Presents: Haunted Hills 5k Costume Run The hills and trails are alive! Colorado Mountain College Leadville is hosting the first ever Haunted Hills 5k Costume Run on Saturday, October 29th at 4pm. The race will be put on by the CMC Leadville Running Club who hopes the event will bring in […]