• Education at Elevation
  • 8 reasons to live on-campus at the #1 Adventure College

    8 reasons to live on campus at Colorado Mountain College Leadville

    Going to college at 10,200’ elevation isn’t for everyone—but if you crave mountain adventures and million dollar views, you’ll thrive at Colorado Mountain College Leadville. The campus is a four-season outdoor recreation paradise, ideal for college students who find a balance between inspired academics and an active lifestyle. Besides the wood floors, breathtaking mountain views […]

  • Avalanche science
  • Mountain Meteorology Workshop October 15 – 17

    Mountain Meteorology Workshop Avalanche Science Colorado Mountain College leadville CAIC

    The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) and Colorado Mountain College are offering a Mountain Meteorology Workshop, October 15 – 17 in Leadville, CO. This three-day course is open to the public and designed for avalanche practitioners and avid recreationalists. Anyone interested in mountain weather phenomena is welcome to attend, and no previous meteorological education is […]

  • CMC Leadville Running Club
  • Welcome CMC XC Running Team Athletes

    CMC Cross Country Running Team

    Six student athletes will represent the Colorado Mountain College Cross Country Team On your marks, get set, GO! This fall, Colorado Mountain College Leadville launches the first competitive cross-country running team in CMC’s history. Students will compete with men’s and women’s teams in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)—women compete on 6K courses, and […]

  • CMC Leadville Running Club
  • 2020 National Snowshoe Championships to be held in Leadville

    Snowshoe Championships Snowshoe Colorado Cup

        Leadville awarded US National Snowshoe Championships in 2020 Originally shared to CMC E-News on 4/1/19 Leadville has won the bid to host the U.S. National Snowshoe Championships during the competition’s 20th anniversary in 2020. The championships will take place Feb. 28-March 1 on Colorado Mountain College’s campus trails. Darren Brungardt is a CMC […]

  • College News
  • The Ripple Effect

    The Ripple Effect CMC fly fishing guide grads create opportunities for the next generation of female anglers Fly fishing is having a moment. Historically, fly fishing has been a male dominated sport, but that’s changing. Women are now the fastest growing demographic in fly fishing and as more outdoor enthusiasts discover the joys of fly […]

  • Chaffee County
  • Get Outdoors Educators! Backpacking Retreat July 15-20

    outdoor teaching, get outdoors educators backpacking retreat july 15 - 20

    Backpack through the Sawatch Mountains and connect with the natural world while learning and practicing evidence-backed outdoor teaching tools. Get Outdoors Leadville! and Colorado Mountain College have designed a unique opportunity to bring together outdoor educators for an immersive backpacking experience. The Get Outdoors Educators! Backpacking Retreat will run July 15 – July 20, and […]

  • College News
  • High school students earn early college degrees in Leadville


    High school students earn early college degrees in Leadville CMC concurrent enrollment helps two dozen-plus students get early start on college By Mike McKibbin Earning a college degree or certificate before graduating from high school was not unusual at Friday’s Colorado Mountain College commencement ceremony in Leadville. The college’s concurrent enrollment program helped a record […]