• College News
  • Students participate in the 2021 Wright Collegiate Challenge

    Students in the CMC Photography club observe and photograph the night sky

    Outdoor students to present Dark Sky solution to San Luis Valley Great Outdoors for the 2021 Wright Collegiate Challenge Designed to promote out-of-the-box ideas and entrepreneurial thinking, the Wright Collegiate Challenge requires students to address current issues within the outdoor recreation industry. The 12-week challenge connects Colorado college students with businesses, nonprofits and civic organizations […]

  • Ecosystem Science & Management
  • Learn from the Landscape: Study Ecosystem Science & Management at 10,200′

    Ecosystem science & management virtual info session on Jan 27

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville introduces a revitalized course pathway for Ecosystem Science & Management Meet your professors and learn more at the Virtual Information Night on January 27 at 5pm Register for the Virtual Info Night Wade into streams to test water quality and monitor fish populations. Hike into high-alpine meadows to analyze wetlands for […]

  • Avalanche science
  • Recreational and Professional Avalanche Training

    Graphic describing recreational avalanche training and professional avalanche training courses

    Recreational and Professional Avalanche Training Courses at Colorado Mountain College Leadville Avalanche Training Today: The Professional/ Recreational Split Anyone interested in exploring the backcountry should seek out formal avalanche training. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, or simply hiking around some of your favorite trails it is important to have an understanding about avalanche safety, […]

  • College News
  • EMT students gain hands-on training with St. Vincent Health care team

    CMC EMT students practice a trauma training with St. Vincent Health staff in Leadville

    When it comes to medical training, hands-on experience and practice are invaluable. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program at Colorado Mountain College provides specific training for those interested in working in emergency medical services. This program covers the  training requirements and prepares students for the National Registry Exams and Colorado state certification. Traditionally, EMT student […]

  • Leadville Community
  • Running Down Her Dream

    CMC student Annie Hughes running a section of the Collegiate Loops

    Despite race cancellations, CMC student and ultrarunner Annie Hughes runs her own races The famous Leadville 100 Run Ultramarathon has put Leadville, CO on the map and on the minds of runners around the world. For many students it’s the community of runners that initially attracted them to the Cloud City. Collegiate runners come to […]