• Chaffee County
  • Get Outdoors Educators! Backpacking Retreat July 15-20

    outdoor teaching, get outdoors educators backpacking retreat july 15 - 20

    Backpack through the Sawatch Mountains and connect with the natural world while learning and practicing evidence-backed outdoor teaching tools. Get Outdoors Leadville! and Colorado Mountain College have designed a unique opportunity to bring together outdoor educators for an immersive backpacking experience. The Get Outdoors Educators! Backpacking Retreat will run July 15 – July 20, and […]

  • College News
  • High school students earn early college degrees in Leadville


    High school students earn early college degrees in Leadville CMC concurrent enrollment helps two dozen-plus students get early start on college By Mike McKibbin Earning a college degree or certificate before graduating from high school was not unusual at Friday’s Colorado Mountain College commencement ceremony in Leadville. The college’s concurrent enrollment program helped a record […]

  • College News
  • 2019 Cloud City Rail Jam Results

    The Backyard Terrain Park was jammin’ on Saturday, March 23, 2019 for the annual Cloud City Rail Jam! This year’s event was a huge success, breaking participation records with 51 combined competitors with just as many spectators cheering on their favorite skiers and riders. There were 5 divisions: 9 years & under, 10 – 13 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Avalanche science
  • Colorado AVITalks: 2 Days of Avalanche Safety Education and Training in Salida, CO

    Photo of Avalanche Science Insutrctors and student during an avalanche rescue course. Colorado Mountain College Avalanche Science instructors will host an Avalanche Rescue course as part of the 2019 CO AviTalks event series on January 11, 2019.

    Colorado AVITalks: Avalanche Safety Education & Training in Salida Colorado Mountain College’s Avalanche Science program has partnered with Monarch Ski Area and CO AVITalks to provide two days of Avalanche Safety Education and Skills on January 11 and 12, 2019. This year’s event series is a combination of 2 field days with Colorado Mountain College […]