Join the Colorado Mountain Club Today
Founded in 1912 and designed to unite adventure, education and
preservation, we represent the Colorado lifestyle and everything that is
great about Colorado.
Our mission is to unite the interest and knowledge of students,
explorers and lovers of the mountains; collect and distribute Rocky
Mountain information representing science, literature, art, and
recreation; stimulate public awareness and interest in Colorado,
encourage environmental preservation; and make our beautiful, alpine
attractions available to all.
As a CMC member, you can hike or climb nearly every day of the week,
learn new outdoor skills or hone those you already have, attend a
conservation program, help build a new hiking trail or maintain an old
one, take a class in geology or botany, enjoy our CMC publications. You
can also purchase items from the shop with a 20% member
When you join the Colorado Mountain Club, not only will you receive
Member benefits, but our mountains will benefit, too! How? Our Conservation Department works tirelessly to preserve quiet open spaces.
New Partner Benefits - CMC members now enjoy benefits with our sister
organizations across the country. See Partner Benefits to take advantage
of this opportunity.
The Colorado Mountain Club is organized into local Groups. When you join
the Club, you join one of the local groups. There is even a group for
members who live outside the state of Colorado, called Friends of
Your local group will provide the majority of Club services that you
receive. All activities of any group are open to all CMC members
regardless of group affiliation.
Which Group should I join?
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for more information about individual, family and young adult pricing.