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 >
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!
The Backcountry Bash is the Colorado Mountain Club’s signature winter fundraiser event and is a celebration of human-powered, winter recreation in Colorado. Plus, enjoy a special screening of the season’s hottest new ski film! Buy Tickets, today!
Ghost Town - Radical Reels Tour 2014 Promo Clip from Banff Mountain Film Festival on Vimeo.
Thursday through Saturday, October 9, 10, 11American Mountaineering CenterTickets: $15
The Radical Reels Tour runs every spring & fall and spans North America, bringing a variety of mountain sport films to a wide range of viewers from hard-core outdoor adventurers to weekend warriors. Grab your tickets and hang on to your seat for the best jaw-dropping mountain sport films on skiing, boarding, climbing, biking, kayaking and more – all brought to life on the big screen.
Saturday, November 15
The 22nd annual Backcountry Bash is the Colorado Mountain Club’s signature winter fundraiser event and is a celebration of human-powered, winter recreation in Colorado. Plus, enjoy a special screening of the season’s hottest new ski film!
by Member Jason Kolaczkowski
Admittedly, quite a bit of what we do is a bit out on the edge. That being said, for me personally, climbing is about mitigating risk, not about seeking risk.
I’ve written about training as a key component of mitigating risk: making sure you body is prepared and capable of carrying out whatever plan you put in place. But what about the act of making the plan itself. Sun Tzu wrote, “The line between order and disorder lies in logistics.” We need to take that seriously; quite literally our lives are depending on it. Read more...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-707-8058314-707-8058.
To see all adventure travel trips go to www.cmc.org/AdventureTravel
Founded in 1912 and designed to unite adventure, education and
preservation, we represent the Colorado lifestyle and everything that is
great about Colorado.
Wednesday, October 1 CMC Open Wall Climb
Thursday, October 3 (Denver Group) Fall Equipment Sale
Begins Saturday, October 4 Trip Leadership School (Denver Group)
Begins Saturday, October 4 Wilderness First Aid (Denver Group)
Begins Wednesday, October 8 Anchors Seminar (Denver Group)
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 9-11 Radical Reels
Saturday, October 11 Ice Cave Cliffs Trail Maintenance (Pikes Peak Group)
Begins Monday, October 13 Intermediate Self Rescue Session A (Denver Group)
Wednesday, October 14 CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)
Thursday, October 15 CMC New Member Orientation Webinar (Denver Group)
Thursday, October 16Year of the Mountaineer Speaker Series: Brogan! (State CMC)
Thursday, October 16 CMC New Member Webinar (State CMC)
Begins Monday, October 20 Intermediate Self-Rescue Session B (Denver Group)
Begins Monday, October 20 High Altitude Mountaineering School (Pikes Peak Group)
Tuesday, October 21 CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)
Wednesday, October 22 Leaderfest (Pikes Peak Group)
Begins Tuesday, October 28 Advanced Self Rescue (Denver Group)
Wednesday, October 29 CMC Open Wall Climb (Denver Group)
Friday, October 31 5th Annual Halloween Hike (Fort Collins Group)
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