Meet new people and explore the mountains with the Colorado Mountain Club. Join us for trips, hikes and activities throughout the state! JOIN NOW!
2015 is the year to reach for a major summit and attain your mountaineering goals! We are planning itineraries for six of the Seven Summits - Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Everest, Mt. Elbrus, Aconcagua, Kozciuszko, and Denali.Learn more >
Discover the wide range of camps, courses and programs available to kids and teens this summer through the CMC's Youth Education Program. Climb, hike, camp and more beginning in June. Learn more >
Join in the celebration! Officially kicking off in September 2014, CMC is celebrating the RMNP Centennial by offering member-led climbs of 100 of the 125 named peaks, hike packages totaling 100 miles in the Park, and Colorado Native Plant Master wildflower hikes in the summer of 2015. Learn more >
Colorado Senator Mark Udall released draft legislation to create the Browns Canyon National Monument, covering 22,000 acres of landscape surrounding the Arkansas River in Central Colorado. Read more about this exciting victory.
Welcome to mySummits – a virtual summit register available to anyone and everyone who climb the mountains of Colorado! Register your summits, today!
Golden, CO -- The Colorado Mountain Club has appointed a new Executive Director, concluding a comprehensive three-month search.
by Member Jason Kolaczkowski
Every big climb starts with fitness. I’m as big into logistics and planning as any climber, probably more so; but in the end, your body must be able to execute the plan. You cannot see sunrises like the one I was fortunate enough to have as my Christmas present while on Cotopaxi if you can’t propel yourself up the mountain to take in the view.
So how do I get my body ready for a big climb? Read more...
February 20 - March 8, 2015
Visit Sydney and Kosciuszko National Park, climb Mt. Kosciuszko (one of the Seven Summits) and visit Tasmania for four days of guided walks to alpine and coastal regions on the beautiful island.
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Wednesday, August 13 CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)
Saturday, August 16 USFS South Platte Gibson Lake Trail Maintenance (State CMC)
Monday, August 18 New and Prospective Member Orientation (State CMC)
Monday, August 18 Aspen Group Annual Picnic and Potluck (Aspen Group)
Wednesday, August 20 CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)
Thursday, August 21 Fly Fishing Presentation - August (Denver Group)
Begins Saturday, August 23 Wilderness First Aid Course (Western Slope Group)
Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25Tenderfoot Mountain Trail Restoration (Conservation)
Saturday and Sunday, August 24-25Brainard Lake Trail Construction/Restoration (Conservation)
Wednesday, August 27Trip Leader Web Training (State CMC)
Wednesday, August 27 CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)
Thursday, August 28 Photography Presentation with CMC Press Author Rod Martinez (State CMC)
Begins Tuesday, September 2 Hiking Navigation (Boulder Group)
Wednesday, September 3 CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)
Thursday, September 4 Lulu City Backpack (Year of the Mountaineer)
Friday, September 5 Gem Lake/Balanced Rock RMNP Combo Hike (Year of the Mountaineer)
Friday, September 5 Tour de Meeker North Loop (Year of the Mountaineer)
Friday, September 5 Fairchild Mountain Plus (Year of the Mountaineer)
Saturday, September 6 New Member Hike - Red Mountain Open Space (Fort Collins Group)
Begins Tuesday, Sept. 9Wilderness Trekking School (Denver Group)
Wednesday, September 10 Shadow Mountain Lookout (Year of the Mountaineer)
Sunday, September 14 RMNP: The First 100 Years (Year of the Mountaineer)
Begins Tuesday, September 16 Hiking Route and Trip Planning (Boulder Group)
Begins Tuesday, September 16 Sport Climbing Seminar (Denver Group)
Wednesday, September 17 CMC Open House (Boulder Group)
Thursday, September 18 Fly Fishing Presentation - September (Denver Group)
Friday, September 19 Wild and Scenic Film Festival (State CMC)
Begins Friday, September 19 Outdoor Climbing Clinic in Penitente Canyon (Alpine Start)
Sunday, September 21Little Matterhorn Scramble (Year of the Mountaineer)
CMC Hiring Development Associate
Robson Announced as Executive Director
The Best Aspen Hikes Is Now Available
The Best Front Range Hikes for Children Is Now Available
2013 Annual Report
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