• CMC Leadville Programs
  • Leadville Rock Climbing Courses, Fall 2017

    Colorado Mountain College Leadville Rock Climbing Courses Offered Fall 2017 Colorado Mountain College is offering several Leadville rock climbing courses this fall; Sport Climbing, Top Rope Climbing, and Rock Climbing Leadership. Though designed to fit into the Outdoor Recreation Leadership curriculum, these outdoor oriented courses are open to the public, as well as all CMC […]

  • Avalanche science
  • Local Avalanche Experts and CMC Instructors

    Starting in fall 2017, Colorado Mountain College Leadville will introduce an immersive program on snow and avalanche safety. The Avalanche Science program, based at the 10,200-foot Leadville campus and taught by respected experts, is a long-term preparatory program for those aspiring to or currently working in and around avalanche terrain. The program, developed through a […]

  • Advice
  • Earning an Environmental Education

    Earning an Environmental Education: CMC Leadville & Steamboat Springs by Sarah Duprey After spending several years at Colorado Mountain College Leadville studying Outdoor Education and Environmental Studies, I’ve come to realize that college is more than going to class and getting it a degree. It is also about learning what your passions are, and finding […]

  • Advice
  • 4 Things we Learned in Canyon Orientation

    4 Things we Learned in Canyon Orientation Student reflections and photos from Aspen Gau (Outdoor Recreation Leadership) on his experience with the Canyon Orientation course a.k.a “Canyon O”. Visit coloradomtn.edu to learn more about the Outdoor Recreation Leadership program at Colorado Mountain College.  We are incredibly lucky to be able to attend a college that offers […]

  • College News
  • Peak Perspectives; Mountain Orientation

    Leadville Mountain Orientation A narrative by Aspen Gau, a Leadville student in the Outdoor program at Colorado Mountain College. Students in the Mountain Orientation class explored the Mount Harvard Wilderness area in early October. Mountain Orientation, affectionately called “Mountain O”, was Aspen’s first outdoor orientation course. The course is a concentrated field experience in the […]

  • Advice
  • Beyond Technical; The Human Aspect of an Outdoor Career

    Beyond Technical; The Human Aspect of an Outdoor Career Graduate Feature, Brett Menter Since graduating in 2014 with a degree in Outdoor Recreation Leadership, Brett Menter has found himself leading heli-ski trips in Alaska, guiding ice climbing trips on glaciers, coordinating outdoor activities for disabled children and more recently, instructing outdoor orientation classes at Colorado Mountain […]