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. 


IMG: Outdoor Pursuits students prepare for a whitewater kayaking adventure in Colorado., Leadville Campus Clubs
The Outdoor Pursuits Club provides tools and opportunities for students to experience the outdoors. The club meets Tuesdays at 6:30pm in the gear room loft

Outdoor Pursuits Club

Advisor: Trey Shelton

Student Contact: Nic Swerdlin

Meeting Times: Tuesdays 6:30pm in the gear room loft

Looking to get away and experience new things? Plan an adventure with the Outdoor Pursuits club!  The goal of the Outdoor Pursuits club is to connect students to the outdoors through the campus, and encouraging students to get outside and do things they may have never experienced otherwise. Outdoor Pursuits is a student led organization dedicated to providing tools and opportunities for fellow students to experience the outdoors. The club is committed to maintaining quality rental gear for student use and we provide opportunities for students to experience the outdoors through student led activities.


IMG: Outdoor Pursuits student analyzing a snowy route while on a winter mountaineering adventure. Leadville Campus Clubs
The Backcountry Club meets to discuss backcountry safety and planning tactics as well as planning group adventures on the snow.

Backcountry Club

Student Contact: Mari Fenex

The Backcountry Club discusses all of the aspects of planning a safe backcountry adventure on the snow. This includes a lot of avalanche safety review of things like beacons, rescue, packing, safe travel techniques, trip planning etc…. The club also plans “outings” of various complexity, from simple 1-2 hour sessions on the snow around the campus grounds to maybe pulling off a backcountry hut trip.


IMG: CMC Leadville Running Club Advisor Darren Brungardt and member Katie, Leadville Campus Clubs
The CMC Leadville Running club meets daily for on-campus runs at 8am.

Running Club

Advisor: Darren Brungardt

Student Contact: Harrison Briscoe

Meeting Times: Monday through Friday 10:15 AM-11:30 AM in Pinnacle Lobby

Looking to get in shape, explore the campus trails, or find other like-minded running enthusiasts? The CMC Leadville Running Club is passionate about creating running and racing opportunities in Leadville and Lake County, Colorado. The Club is open to Colorado Mountain College students and faculty of all fitness levels and running goals. Runners meet several times per week to explore the roads and trails surrounding our Timberline Campus. www.runningclub.coloradomtn.edu


IMG: CMC Leadville Green Team Club, Leadville Campus ClubsGreen Team

Advisors: Miskwa Yellowknife

Meeting Times: Mondays, 12 – 1pm, Coronado 701

The Leadville Campus Green Team works to guide Colorado Mountain College Leadville towards an environmentally sound campus through policy, education, and leadership initiatives.


IMG: Leadville Geology Class at Dinosaur National Monument, Leadville Campus Clubs
The Leadville Geology Club meets on Thursdays, 12:00 in the Coronado Café.

Geology Club

Advisor: Kato Dee

Student Contact: Taylor Parman

Meeting Times: Thursdays, 12pm in the Coronado Café

The Leadville Geology Club is made up of students interested in geology and the world around us. Those looking to better understand the earth we live on through geography will appreciate the Leadville Geology Club. The Geology Club meets weekly and plans “outings” and activities to explore the incredible geographical features of Lake County, Colorado, and the world. 


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Student Government Association

Advisors: Jared, Nate, and Robert

Student Contact: Ken Kaufman

Meeting Times: Wednesdays at 3pm in the Coronado cafe

The SGA is a student organization that acts as a voice for students when it comes to campus issues as well as providing funding for all the campus clubs. The SGA plans and implements a variety of campus events and student activities such as film nights and trips to professional sporting events and museums in Denver.


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The CMC Leadville Residence Hall Association meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 9:00pm in the Multi-Purpose Room

Residence Hall Association

Advisor: Nate Obin 

Student Contact: Aspen Gau 

Meeting Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 9:00pm in the MPR

Are you a residence hall student who wants to see a change in the residence hall or contribute your opinion and experience? Join other residence hall students on the first and third Wednesday of each month and be a voice for the students. This group focusses on bettering the living conditions and moral of the on-campus student body. 

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