• Leadville Community
  • Gear Room Expo: A Symposium of Backcountry Skills on Dec. 6

    Mountain orientation student in the collegiate peaks backcountry

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville’s outdoor program is hosting a backcountry skills clinic on December 6, 2019 from 1-4pm. The Gear Room Expo: A Symposium of Backcountry Skills will include demonstrations and skill-building workshops based around backcountry gear and cooking. Specific activities include stove repair, backcountry brownies & orange cakes, kayak fitting, a guided snowshoe hike, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]