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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!

Youth Education Program (YEP)

The Colorado Mountain Club’s Youth Education Program (YEP) provides active learning through outdoor and adventure education. Learn more >

Adventure Travel

The CMC leads dozens of trips around the world every year, from summit hikes in Mexico to cycle tours of Italy. Make your next vacation
the adventure of a lifetime. Learn more >

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!

Skiing the Centennials

A Presentation with Ted and Christy Mahon

***TICKETS: $8 Members / $10 Public***

Please join us for an exciting talk by Ted and Christy Mahon about their accomplishments skiing the Centennials in Colorado! Join a meet-and-greet with the Mahons from 6-7pm, followed by their slideshow presentation from 7-8pm.
All proceeds benefit CMC Conservation's awesome Backcountry Snowsports Initiative.


Peak Happy Hour Series - Spring 2016

Ratio Beerworks
April 13 / May 11 / June 8


Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for our Peak of the Week happy hour series! Wednesdays are the perfect time to get together with fellow mountain enthusiasts over a pint – after all, you've finally recovered enough from the previous weekend’s adventures to start making plans for the next, right? Celebrate all things outdoors with an evening of fun, tasty beer, socializing and networking. $1 from every beer sold between 5pm & 9pm will be donated back to CMC!


CMC Blog

The 2016 MountainUp Challenge

By Jeff Golden, Communications and Digital Marketing Specialist

It’s time for you to MountainUp. The Colorado Mountain Club is helping you harness the power of summer adventure this July and August to benefit outdoor education, conservation and the mountain lifestyle. Read more... 

CMC Press Book of the Month

The Best Hikes on the Continental Divide Trail: Colorado

by the Contental Divide Trail Coalition, with Liz Thomas

Buy the ebook from Mountaineers Books

The Best Hikes on the Continental Divide Trail: Colorado is the first pack guide for the Continental Divide Trail published by Colorado Mountain Club Press. The 20 stunning dayhikes and overnight trips in this fit-in-your-pocket guide will help you explore the highlights of one of the most significant and beautiful trail systems in the world, the Continental Divide Trail—a 3,100-mile trail that traverses the Rocky Mountains from Mexico to Canada.

To order a copy, please visit our store or call 303-279-3080.




Featured Adventure Travel Trip

In State Outing

July 31 - August 5, 2016

The In State Outing (ISO) is an annual event that showcases an area of Colorado. This year’s ISO will take place at the foot of the northern Sangre de Cristo range. This area has excellent access to high mountain lake hikes and section hiking of the Rainbow Trail. The campsite, Sweetwater River Ranch near Texas Creek, is situated on the bank of the Arkansas River between Salida and Westcliffe.

You will have ample opportunities to hike, mountain bike, and fish. The base price includes a tenting spot, all meals, and evening events. Choose from 4-5 organized hikes each day with a variety of distances and elevation gain.

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About the CMC


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

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Youth Education

The CMC’s Youth Education Program (YEP) provides active learning through outdoor and adventure education. Explore the mountains with specialized multi-day adventure courses or integrated learning with area schools for youth ages 9-18. Learn more >>

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