• Avalanche science
  • 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 […]

  • College News
  • The Ripple Effect

    The Ripple Effect CMC fly fishing guide grads create opportunities for the next generation of female anglers Fly fishing is having a moment. Historically, fly fishing has been a male dominated sport, but that’s changing. Women are now the fastest growing demographic in fly fishing and as more outdoor enthusiasts discover the joys of fly […]

  • Continuing Education
  • Maintenance Welding for Ski Area Operators Summer Class

    Welding at CMC Leadville for the Community Open House event

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville to offer Summer Maintenance Welding for Ski Area Operators Class When commercial snowmaking equipment springs a leak, and there’s 30 feet of water shooting across the ski slope, you’ll want a welder on your team. Installing chair lifts, repairing ropeways, and patching sections of snowmaking pipe are ski area operations responsibilities […]

  • 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 […]