• Advice
  • Ski Ops Graduate Masters his Craft

    Patrick Torsell graduated from CMC Leadville's Ski Area Operations program in

    Ski Area Operations Graduate Patrick Torsell has his Finger on the Pulse of the Ski Industry Patrick Torsell climbs confidently into the snowcat parked on Harrison Ave. He swings his legs into the PistenBully and smiles at the crews preparing for the annual Ski Joring event. Though he is 1,700 miles from Harrisburg, PA where […]

  • College News
  • Ski Area Operations Video Contest

    Ski Area Operations Video Contest The ski industry is all about video, just look on Youtube, Instagram and even Facebook. Media savvy Ski Area Operations students often produce video edits of park builds, trail grooming, resort days & backcountry adventures. This spring, SAO students who capture their time on the snow and in the classroom […]

  • Alumni
  • Ski Area Operations: Groomed for Success

    Ski Area Operations Graduate “Groomed” for Success In the last twelve years, Zach Collins, a 2007 graduate of the Ski Area Operations program has built an impressive ski industry resume. He’s worked on the grooming crew for Vail Mountain, Copper Mountain, and Beaver Creek, but his experience isn’t limited to Colorado mountains. Through his work, […]

  • College News
  • 2017 Cloud City Rail Jam

    13th Annual Cloud City Rail Jam Jib-a-thon on March 25, 2017 Jibs, grabs, slides, spins… Show us your moves at the 13th Annual Cloud City Rail Jam Jib-a-thon on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The Colorado Mountain College Leadville backyard terrain park is ready to ride for Leadville’s premiere ski and snowboard terrain park event. The […]