• College News
  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]