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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 Year of the Mountaineer | World Summit Series

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 >


RMNP Centennial Celebration

2015 Year of the Mountaineer | RMNP Centennial Celebration


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 >

Advocating for Wilderness

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.

mySummits - online summit registry

Welcome to mySummits – a virtual summit register available to anyone and everyone who climb the mountains of Colorado! Register your summits, today!

Upcoming CMC Events




Colorado Gives Day - Dec 9th


Colorado Gives Day is only a few weeks away. Please consider supporting the CMC during this amazing day for nonprofits on Tuesday, Dec. 9 - or even schedule your donation in advance! 

CMC Blog

Winter Rewards: Climbing Mountains
in the Frosty Months


By Dave Cooper

It might be cold, it might be windy, but winter can be the most rewarding time to climb Colorado’s mountains. Gone are the crowds on the fourteeners. Nasty scree slopes can be hidden under a blanket of snow. Also buried are the trails, requiring (and inviting) you to make your own tracks. Our mountains Read more...





Featured Adventure Travel Trip

Yellowstone in Winter 2015

January 21-26, 2015


Join Colorado Mountain Club members on this Adventure Travel trip to the world's first national park!


Steaming geysers, bison, elk, deer and other wildlife are all part of the experience of visiting Yellowstone in winter. Skiers, snowshoers, nature lovers and photographers will all enjoy the convenient trails leading directly from the Yellowstone Snow Lodge to the geysers and waterfalls. Enjoy all that Yellowstone has to offer...without the crowds!


For more information and to register, click here. Non CMC members are welcome!


OR contact Cindy Ward at or 314-707-8058314-707-8058314-707-8058314-707-8058.


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Founded in 1912 and designed to unite adventure, education and preservation, we represent the Colorado lifestyle and everything that is great about Colorado.

Schools & Activities

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Tuesday, November 25
New/Prospective Member Orienation (Denver Group)


Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Hike & Dinner (Denver Group)


Wednesday, December 3
Fairmount Elementary Early Release Day (Youth Education)


Wednesday, December 3
CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)


Friday, December 5
Climb and Pizza Night (Alpine Start)


Saturday, December 6
Beginner Skate Skiing Clinic (Pikes Peak Group)


Sunday, December 7
Beginning Snowshoeing Workshop (Ft. Collins Group)


Sunday, December 7
CO Wilderness Families Holiday Party (CO Wilderness Families)


Begins Tuesday, December 9
NSP Avalanche Level 1 (Boulder Group)


Begins Tuesday, December 9
Backcountry Ski Touring School (Denver Group)


Tuesday, December 9
New Member Orientation Webinar (State CMC)


Wednesday, December 10
CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)


Begins Thursday, December 11
AAIRE Avalanche Level 1 (Boulder Group)


Saturday, December 13
New Member Hike - Bobcat Ridge (Ft. Collins Group)


Wednesday, December 17
CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)


Friday, December 19
Climb and Pizza Night (Alpine Start)


Begins Monday, January 5
Ice Climbing School (Boulder Group)


Tuesday, January 6
Basic Mountaineering School (Denver Group)


Thursday, January 8
Avalanche Terrain Avoidance (ATA) Seminar (Denver Group)


Begins Monday, January 12
Basic Ice Climbing Seminar - Session A (Denver Group)


Begins Tuesday, January 13
Telemark Ski School (Denver Group)


Begins Wednesday, January 14
High Altitude Mountaineering School (Denver Group)


Thursday, January 15
Everest Base Camp & Island Peak Slideshow (State CMC)


Saturday, January 17
Boulder Group Annual Dinner


Begins Wednesday, January 21
Basic Ice Climbing School - Session B (Denver Group)


Begins Tuesday, January 27
Avalanche Level 1 (Pikes Peak Group)