• Leadville Community
  • 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, […]

  • CMC Leadville Running Club
  • Welcome CMC XC Running Team Athletes

    CMC Cross Country Running Team

    Six student athletes will represent the Colorado Mountain College Cross Country Team On your marks, get set, GO! This fall, Colorado Mountain College Leadville launches the first competitive cross-country running team in CMC’s history. Students will compete with men’s and women’s teams in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)—women compete on 6K courses, and […]

  • CMC Leadville Running Club
  • 2020 National Snowshoe Championships to be held in Leadville

    Snowshoe Championships Snowshoe Colorado Cup

        Leadville awarded US National Snowshoe Championships in 2020 Originally shared to CMC E-News on 4/1/19 Leadville has won the bid to host the U.S. National Snowshoe Championships during the competition’s 20th anniversary in 2020. The championships will take place Feb. 28-March 1 on Colorado Mountain College’s campus trails. Darren Brungardt is a CMC […]

  • 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 […]