• College News
  • Leadville Named Top Colorado Adventure Town

     Leadville Named Top Colorado Adventure Town Our secret is out. Leadville was named the best [mid-sized] Colorado Adventure Town in the November issue of Elevation Outdoors Magazine.  This past fall Elevation Outdoors divided 48 of their favorite active Colorado communities into 3 categories; small, mid-sized, and large adventure towns. They asked readers to participate by voting for […]

  • Alumni
  • Outdoor Alumni Summit Alaskan Peak

    Outdoor Alumni Summit Alaskan Peak Earlier this spring, three ambitious Colorado Mountain College Leadville alumni embarked on a fundraising expedition to the Alaskan Range, with the Boulder Mountain Institute. Ryan Edwards, Eric Crosby, and Michael Elges, graduates of the Outdoor Recreation Leadership program, are successfully employed in the outdoor industry. They have been climbing together […]

  • Advice
  • ORL Alumni to Embark on Alaskan Expedition

    ORL Alumni to Embark on Alaskan Expedition by Lauren Swanson, Social Media Coordinator &  Ryan Edwards, Adjunct Field Instructor Three Outdoor Recreation Leadership grads rally to raise awareness for Paradox Sports, by embarking on an Alaskan Expedition. Three Colorado Mountain College Leadville alumni are participating in a fundraising expedition to the Alaskan Range with the Boulder […]

  • Outdoor Education
  • Outdoor Recreation Leadership Map – Go Places.

    The Outdoor Recreation Leadership Map Where will you go?   “Oh the places you will go” is more than an inspirational Dr. Seuss book. At Colorado Mountain College in Leadville the Outdoor Recreation Leadership program can literally take you places. Outdoor Recreation Leadership is a 2 year outdoor education program that teaches students the wilderness skills necessary […]

  • Outdoor Education
  • Mountain Orientation Class

    Mountain Orientation Class By Shane Tulp, Outdoor Education This past September, a few of the Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Outdoor Education students of Colorado Mountain College in Leadville participated in a course called Mountain Orientation, also known as ‘Mountain O’. I had the pleasure of going on this educational experience this year. The trip was 14 days and […]

  • Outdoor Education
  • Canyoneering Course, Zion National Park

    Canyoneering Course, Colorado Mountain College Who knew you could get college credit from scaling walls, wading through streams in between towering canyon walls and exploring Zion National Park? A very impressive video edit from the Colorado Mountain College student, Soren Frykholm of the Canyoneering course in Zion National Park, Utah. Thanks for sharing your adventure with us […]