• Avalanche science
  • 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 […]

  • Avalanche science
  • 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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  • Spring 2018 Leadville Outdoor Field Courses

    Grab your packs, paddles & bikes: Register for spring 2018 Leadville outdoor field courses Leadville, CO is a basecamp for adventure. This spring Colorado Mountain College Leadville is offering several outdoor field course experiences, including Backcountry Winter Travel Leadership, Whitewater Paddling Leadership, and Mountain Biking. These hands-on courses are open to the public, and non-degree […]

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  • CMC Study Abroad Himalayan India, May 2018

    Raft the Ganges River. Trek in the foothill forests of the Himalayas. Explore India’s mountain culture and environmental history. CMC’s study abroad program will immerse students in the culture and landscapes of India’s Himalayan Mountains. Students will gain new perspectives and have the experience of a lifetime while earning six CMC credits. The study abroad […]

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  • Student-run Outdoor Pursuits Club takes Adventure to the Next Level

    Welcome to the new and improved Outdoor Pursuits Club at Colorado Mountain College Leadville. Upcoming Outdoor Pursuits Club Trips: November 10 – 12, Sand Dunes National Park Camping Trip November 22 – 25, Moab Thanksgiving Trip: Climbing, Mountain Biking, Hiking, and Camping. The Outdoor Pursuits Club is an active, dedicated student-led team passionate about leading […]

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  • Wilderness First Responder Certification

    Wilderness First Responder (WFR): Backcountry medical skills you hope to never need Seventeen Colorado Mountain College Leadville students can now add a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification to their outdoor resumes. Roger Coit, an experienced Outdoor and Emergency Services professor at Colorado Mountain College, led the 8-day intensive outdoor based course. Students ranged in age […]

  • CMC Leadville Programs
  • Leadville Rock Climbing Courses, Fall 2017

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville Rock Climbing Courses Offered Fall 2017 Colorado Mountain College is offering several Leadville rock climbing courses this fall; Sport Climbing, Top Rope Climbing, and Rock Climbing Leadership. Though designed to fit into the Outdoor Recreation Leadership curriculum, these outdoor oriented courses are open to the public, as well as all CMC […]