• College News
  • CMC and GOL! are making the mountains more accessible

    Get Outdoors Leadville! participants and CMC students on family nature night.

    CMC Leadville and Get Outdoors Leadville work together to benefit students and the community As the outdoor industry continues to grow, creating more jobs for Colorado Mountain College students and future outdoor professionals, it’s important to address social issues affecting the industry and local community. In Lake County, Get Outdoors Leadville! has been tackling concerns […]

  • Ski Area Operations
  • Synergy in the Ski Industry

    Ski Patrol Operations class at Ski Cooper

    “The SAO program hits every point of the industry,” says Daniel Burl, a 2016 graduate from upstate New York, “You get to travel and learn different lifts for Lift Maintenance class, work on the school’s snowcats in Vehicle Maintenance, learn to be a ski patroller at Ski Cooper, learn two different styles of grooming – nordic and alpine – and master snowmaking operations.”

  • 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, […]