• College News
  • Mountain View Residence Hall 21+ Floor

    Photo of CMC Leadville students at the Treeline Kitchen in Leadville, CO

    CMC offers 21+ Housing Option for Non-traditional Leadville Students When most people think of the “typical” college experience, often they perceive a group of 18-year-olds living in a rambunctious institutional dormitory. At Colorado Mountain College Leadville, this model is shifting. CMC Leadville serves many different student groups; traditional post-high school graduates, full-time, part-time, transfer, veterans, […]

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  • Popular Leadville Day Trips

    Sunset over Turquoise Lake, Popular Leadville day trips

    5 Must-See Leadville Day Trips by Leah Elkins, Outdoor Recreation Leadership student Turquoise Lake Just a couple miles outside of Leadville, this treasured high-altitude lake offers campgrounds and recreational fun on all fronts. Check it out to escape the summer heat, relax on the beach, go boating, fishing, biking – you name it! Even in […]

  • Advice
  • CMC Leadville ResLife: Mountain Amenities, Campus Community

    Leah Elkins, Outdoor Studies student at CMC Leadville explores the campus trails in snowshoes.

    Leadville ResLife: Mountain Amenities & Campus Community by Leah Elkins, Outdoor Recreation Leadership student & Residence Assistant There are plenty of benefits of living on-campus at Colorado Mountain College Leadville: a short commute to class and campus events, a constant sense of community, and a laundry list of amenities unique to our mountain campus. Perks […]

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  • CMC Trained Firefighters Serve Local Community

    CMC Leadville Fire ACademy students PC: Brent DiRoma

       What does it take to become a Colorado firefighter? Colorado Mountain College’s Fire Academy I has created a successful formula that is respected and recognized by many Colorado fire departments. Students learn from experienced firefighters, complete hours of training, and participate in more live burns than any other academy in the state. Upon completion of […]

  • Avalanche science
  • CMC, Monarch Ski Patrol Provide Avalanche Safety Scholarships for Local High School Students

    CMC and Friends of Monarch Ski Patrol partner to promote avalanche education for high school students. Thanks to a successful collaboration between Colorado Mountain College and Friends of Monarch Ski Patrol, two Chaffee County high school students were able to expand their backcountry skills and avalanche safety knowledge this winter. Keagon Cox (Salida High School) […]