• College News
  • Students participate in the 2021 Wright Collegiate Challenge

    Students in the CMC Photography club observe and photograph the night sky

    Outdoor students to present Dark Sky solution to San Luis Valley Great Outdoors for the 2021 Wright Collegiate Challenge Designed to promote out-of-the-box ideas and entrepreneurial thinking, the Wright Collegiate Challenge requires students to address current issues within the outdoor recreation industry. The 12-week challenge connects Colorado college students with businesses, nonprofits and civic organizations […]

  • Avalanche science
  • Recreational and Professional Avalanche Training

    Graphic describing recreational avalanche training and professional avalanche training courses

    Recreational and Professional Avalanche Training Courses at Colorado Mountain College Leadville Avalanche Training Today: The Professional/ Recreational Split Anyone interested in exploring the backcountry should seek out formal avalanche training. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, or simply hiking around some of your favorite trails it is important to have an understanding about avalanche safety, […]

  • College News
  • EMT students gain hands-on training with St. Vincent Health care team

    CMC EMT students practice a trauma training with St. Vincent Health staff in Leadville

    When it comes to medical training, hands-on experience and practice are invaluable. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program at Colorado Mountain College provides specific training for those interested in working in emergency medical services. This program covers the  training requirements and prepares students for the National Registry Exams and Colorado state certification. Traditionally, EMT student […]

  • College News
  • High Rockies Adventure Club Meets September 9

    The High Rockies Adventure Club gears up for a semester of outdoor experiences and excursions The High Rockies Adventure Club (HRAC) is a student-led group dedicated to building a community of conscientious outdoor leaders while developing an inclusive culture of outdoor recreation. The club plans and participates in school-sponsored excursions, like mountain bike rides, rock […]

  • Alumni
  • Throttling Through a Commencement Curveball

    Throttling Through a Commencement Curveball How one CMC graduate celebrated her academic accomplishments mid-pandemic and her outlook on the outdoor job market Graduating college is an incredible accomplishment that deserves to be celebrated. Though the pandemic had other plans for the class of 2020, Colorado Mountain College Leadville graduates like Kesley White found alternative ways […]