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  • 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 […]

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  • Running Down Her Dream

    CMC student Annie Hughes running a section of the Collegiate Loops

    Despite race cancellations, CMC student and ultrarunner Annie Hughes runs her own races The famous Leadville 100 Run Ultramarathon has put Leadville, CO on the map and on the minds of runners around the world. For many students it’s the community of runners that initially attracted them to the Cloud City. Collegiate runners come to […]

  • Leadville Community
  • La Familia Primero: Family First

    Family photo of a mother and three sons - Jessica Rea Leadville

    La Familia Primero: Family First Leadville mother of three earns diploma through CMC’s new Workforce Diploma Program thanks to flexible online classes When Jessica Rea was 9-years-old, her family moved to Leadville, CO from Durango, Mexico. Similar to the original mining families who settled in Leadville in the 1800’s, Jessica’s family sought new opportunities to […]

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  • Leadville Library Learning Resources

    CMC students and Lake County residents can access thousands of ebooks and audiobooks for free Colorado Mountain College is dedicated to creating access points to resources for our mountain communities. Whether you are interested in improving your understanding of social inequalities or you want to catch up on the latest audiobook from your favorite author, […]

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  • Gear Room Expo: A Symposium of Backcountry Skills on Dec. 6

    Mountain orientation student in the collegiate peaks backcountry

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville’s outdoor program is hosting a backcountry skills clinic on December 6, 2019 from 1-4pm. The Gear Room Expo: A Symposium of Backcountry Skills will include demonstrations and skill-building workshops based around backcountry gear and cooking. Specific activities include stove repair, backcountry brownies & orange cakes, kayak fitting, a guided snowshoe hike, […]