• 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 […]

  • College News
  • CMC Leadville Recognizes Faculty and Staff of the Year

    2019-2020 faculty and staff of the year at CMC Leadville

    Every year, Colorado Mountain College students and employees recognize specific staff and faculty members for their contributions to their campus community. The nominations for the 2019-2020 academic year have been reviewed and the results are in. Please join us in congratulating Windy Selig, Brian Rosser, and Liz Miller on being named Faculty & Staff of […]

  • College News
  • Navigating the New Normal of Online Learning

    CMC students and faculty are leveraging technology to connect, engage, and learn — at home Thanks to widespread stay-at-home orders and social distancing, college students and their professors are leaning in to online learning. Though it’s been a challenge, Colorado Mountain College students like Maddie Kellar and her peers are doing their best to adjust […]

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  • National Poetry Month Haiku Contest

    CMC Leadville Haiku Contest

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville is celebrating National Poetry Month with a social media haiku contest. Poets and participants can enter by sharing their original haiku as a comment on the CMC Leadville Facebook OR Instagram contest posts.  Each week there will be a new quaran-theme announced and a call for submissions on Facebook and Instagram. […]

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  • Colorado Mountain College to extend spring break, then hold credit classes via distance learning

    In taking precautions against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), effective immediately, Colorado Mountain College is temporarily changing operations for all campuses and locations. These changes will affect all credit and non-credit students, as well as community members and employees. For students only, spring break will be extended by one week, through March 20, […]