• 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 […]

  • Continuing Education
  • Maintenance Welding for Ski Area Operators Summer Class

    Welding at CMC Leadville for the Community Open House event

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville to offer Summer Maintenance Welding for Ski Area Operators Class When commercial snowmaking equipment springs a leak, and there’s 30 feet of water shooting across the ski slope, you’ll want a welder on your team. Installing chair lifts, repairing ropeways, and patching sections of snowmaking pipe are ski area operations responsibilities […]

  • 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 […]

  • Continuing Education
  • Leadville Community Art Classes with Ursula Gilgulin

    Local Leadville artist Ursula Gilgulin will teach several community art classes this spring 2019 at Colorado Mountain College Leadville.

    Ursula Gilgulin started painting as a young child when her parents enrolled her in art lessons at a local studio. A trained painter and designer of wall art, Ursula Gilgulin has shared her artistic talent with Colorado Mountain College students for 45 years. She offers several non-credit Leadville community art classes that are fun, and inclusive. Students […]

  • 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 […]

  • College News
  • Colorado’s First Terrain Park Open for Season Built by CMC Students

    At 10,200′ elevation Leadville, CO has plenty of crisp nights. In the past few days, overnight temperatures have dropped below 28 degrees Fahrenheit, creating ideal conditions for making snow, something that Colorado Mountain College students are getting a lot of practice in. In fact, ski area operations students and faculty have made enough snow to cover […]