• 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
  • 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 […]

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  • CMC Students Leave No Trace

    Kayak Touring Leadership Sunset Colorado Mountain College Leadville Leave No Trace

    CMC students are trained in the 7 Leave No Trace principles Colorado Mountain College Leadville truly values sustainability and stewardship in the outdoors. Professor Kent Clement, PhD even goes as far as to certify his Outdoor Recreation Leadership students as teachers in the 7 principles of Leave No Trace. Certified students are encouraged to teach […]

  • Leadville Community
  • 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 […]