• Avalanche science
  • Collegiate Peaks Forum Series to feature Dr. Ethan Greene’s Avalanche Science lecture

    Photo of the avalanche science instructors at colorado Mountain college Leadville

    Dr. Ethan Greene to present Avalanche Science lecture at the Buena Vista Community Center, September 13 Dr. Ethan Greene, Director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) and instructor of the avalanche science program at Colorado Mountain College, will present the Collegiate Peaks Forum Series lecture “Avalanche Science: The Cold Facts” at 7:00 p.m. on […]

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  • Backcountry Guide Seeks Avalanche Science Certification

    Chris Peterson, Avalanche Science student at Colorado Mountain College Leadville, is a backcountry guide.

    Backcountry Guide Expands Critical Skills with Avalanche Science Certification Chris Peterson was looking to expand his education in snow science and avalanche forecasting when he discovered the Avalanche Science program at Colorado Mountain College Leadville. Having recently earned an Adventure Guide diploma in British Columbia, he knew CMC would give him a competitive edge in […]

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  • CMC Leadville to Launch Avalanche Awareness Twitter Campaign #CMCAviAware

    CMC Leadville to tweet backcountry tips and avalanche facts Feb 25 – Mar 3, 2018 Expert avalanche forecasters are describing current avalanche conditions in Colorado as dangerous, rare and risky. Colorado Mountain College, home to the Avalanche Science program based in Leadville and developed through a partnership with the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC), sees […]

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  • CMC, Monarch Ski Patrol Provide Avalanche Safety Scholarships for Local High School Students

    CMC and Friends of Monarch Ski Patrol partner to promote avalanche education for high school students. Thanks to a successful collaboration between Colorado Mountain College and Friends of Monarch Ski Patrol, two Chaffee County high school students were able to expand their backcountry skills and avalanche safety knowledge this winter. Keagon Cox (Salida High School) […]

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  • Colorado AviTalks: 2 Evenings of Avalanche Safety Presentations

    2018 Colorado AviTalks in Buena Vista and Salida Come be a part of a new model of avalanche safety conversation, meet other snow junkies, and listen to targeted presentations by well-known professionals on the latest in avalanche safety. Update your knowledge-base and find out if there is something you’ve been missing. Colorado AviTalks provide continuing […]

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  • Avalanche Science Scholarships

    Significant Funding Available for Avalanche Science Scholarships There are several Colorado Mountain College scholarships available for students interested in the new Avalanche Science program. Though the usual deadline for CMC scholarships is March 1, the deadline has been extended for Avalanche Science students to June 15, 2017.  To apply for scholarship funds you must Contact Marc Thomas, […]

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  • Local Avalanche Experts and CMC Instructors

    Starting in fall 2017, Colorado Mountain College Leadville will introduce an immersive program on snow and avalanche safety. The Avalanche Science program, based at the 10,200-foot Leadville campus and taught by respected experts, is a long-term preparatory program for those aspiring to or currently working in and around avalanche terrain. The program, developed through a […]