• 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 […]

  • Continuing Education
  • Maintenance Welding for Ski Area Operators Summer Class

    Welding at CMC Leadville for the Community Open House event

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville to offer Summer Maintenance Welding for Ski Area Operators Class When commercial snowmaking equipment springs a leak, and there’s 30 feet of water shooting across the ski slope, you’ll want a welder on your team. Installing chair lifts, repairing ropeways, and patching sections of snowmaking pipe are ski area operations responsibilities […]

  • Outdoor Education
  • Dipping Her Toes into a Professional Guiding Career

    Dipping Her Toes into a Professional Guiding Career How one Colorado Mountain College outdoor student landed her first job in the outdoor industry before graduating One year ago Leah Elkins completed Kayak Touring Leadership, her first water-based outdoor field course at Colorado Mountain College Leadville. It was through this experience that the Outdoor Recreation Leadership […]

  • College News
  • 2019 Cloud City Rail Jam Results

    The Backyard Terrain Park was jammin’ on Saturday, March 23, 2019 for the annual Cloud City Rail Jam! This year’s event was a huge success, breaking participation records with 51 combined competitors with just as many spectators cheering on their favorite skiers and riders. There were 5 divisions: 9 years & under, 10 – 13 […]

  • Avalanche science
  • Avalanche Science Program Open House April 9

    Avalanche Science Open House Colorado Mountain College leadville April 2019

      Avalanche Science Program Open House & Live Q&A Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3pm-6:15pm Colorado Mountain College Leadville Learn more about the Avalanche Science program at Colorado Mountain College Leadville on April 9. Tour the campus, participate in an outdoor activity, and enjoy dinner on us! Please RSVP with Brit: bmrasmussen@coloradomtn.edu or call 719.486.4394 Questions? […]

  • Continuing Education
  • Leadville Community Art Classes with Ursula Gilgulin

    Local Leadville artist Ursula Gilgulin will teach several community art classes this spring 2019 at Colorado Mountain College Leadville.

    Ursula Gilgulin started painting as a young child when her parents enrolled her in art lessons at a local studio. A trained painter and designer of wall art, Ursula Gilgulin has shared her artistic talent with Colorado Mountain College students for 45 years. She offers several non-credit Leadville community art classes that are fun, and inclusive. Students […]