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  • Mountain Meteorology Workshop, September 24 – 26

    Mountain Meteorology Workshop at Colorado Mountain College Leadville September 24 - 26, 2021

    Mountain Meteorology Workshop hosted by the CMC Avalanche Science Program and the Colorado Avalanche Information Center The Colorado Mountain College Avalanche Science Program, in collaboration with the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC), is offering a Mountain Meteorology Workshop, September 24-26 at the Colorado Mountain College campus in Leadville, CO. This three-day course is open to […]

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  • Recreational and Professional Avalanche Training

    Graphic describing recreational avalanche training and professional avalanche training courses

    Recreational and Professional Avalanche Training Courses at Colorado Mountain College Leadville Avalanche Training Today: The Professional/ Recreational Split Anyone interested in exploring the backcountry should seek out formal avalanche training. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, or simply hiking around some of your favorite trails it is important to have an understanding about avalanche safety, […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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? […]

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  • Colorado AVITalks: 2 Days of Avalanche Safety Education and Training in Salida, CO

    Photo of Avalanche Science Insutrctors and student during an avalanche rescue course. Colorado Mountain College Avalanche Science instructors will host an Avalanche Rescue course as part of the 2019 CO AviTalks event series on January 11, 2019.

    Colorado AVITalks: Avalanche Safety Education & Training in Salida Colorado Mountain College’s Avalanche Science program has partnered with Monarch Ski Area and CO AVITalks to provide two days of Avalanche Safety Education and Skills on January 11 and 12, 2019. This year’s event series is a combination of 2 field days with Colorado Mountain College […]

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  • 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) […]