• Advice
  • 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) […]

  • Alumni
  • A Competitive Edge in the Environmental Job Market

    Ryan Walker, CMC Leadville Natural Resource Management graduate and GIS Specialist.

    Natural Resource Management: an affordable first-step towards an environmental career that will put you ahead The environmental job market is strong and growing. Graduates of the Natural Resource Management program at Colorado Mountain College Leadville are finding their professional experience is what’s setting them apart from their peers in this competitive and dynamic industry. Ryan […]

  • Leadville Community
  • Spring 2018 Leadville Outdoor Field Courses

    Grab your packs, paddles & bikes: Register for spring 2018 Leadville outdoor field courses Leadville, CO is a basecamp for adventure. This spring Colorado Mountain College Leadville is offering several outdoor field course experiences, including Backcountry Winter Travel Leadership, Whitewater Paddling Leadership, and Mountain Biking. These hands-on courses are open to the public, and non-degree […]

  • Advice
  • LinkedIN Advice for College Students

    LinkedIN Advice for College Students by Leah Elkins, Outdoor Recreation Leadership student & Residence Assistant.  Flip-phones have become oddities. Those who live and thrive in our modern world with only flip-phones are, generally, peculiarities. The vast majority of us live in an interconnected world with smartphone dependency and instant gratification complexes. And I don’t just […]