• 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 […]

  • 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? […]

  • College News
  • 4 Things I Learned at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show

    Vanessa Shultz and other outdoor students attended the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show

    4 Things I Learned at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show by Leah Elkins, Outdoor Recreation Leadership student Outdoor Students Attended the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show in Denver On the first of February, several lucky Colorado Mountain College Outdoor students attended the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show. Rachel Pokrandt, Vice President and CMC Leadville campus […]