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 >
This winter festival features the seasons best ski films - promoting the work of grassroots filmmakers who tell compelling and entertaining stories of the backcountry, non-motorized recreation, and environmental preservation. Get your tickets, now!
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!
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 >
Summer will be in full swing, so swing by the American Mountaineering Center lawn for the Colorado Mountain Club's 2nd Annual Backyard Benefit for CMC's Youth Education Program! There's no better way to enjoy a summer night than joining us on June 27th for an evening of barbeque, beverages, bluegrass music, lawn games, a silent auction and a great cause. Buy Tickets, today.
This is a classic Wind River Range trip and covers a large portion of the northern Popo Agie Wilderness, including glacial cirques and many high alpine lakes with plentiful trout fishing. Typical wildlife seen is moose, deer, and elk. We will move camps each day except for two layover days. Participants will carry day packs and the llamas will carry all of the camp gear. Our guides will do all of the cooking.
7pm Wednesday, May 7
A backpacking trip consists of two distinct activities: hiking and camping. In this instructional clinic, renowned long-distance backpacker Andrew Skurka will discuss the gear, supplies and skills necessary to make hiking more fun and less work, without compromising your safety or your comfort in camp. Doors open at 6:30pm.
ABOUT ANDREW SKURKA: Skurka is one of the most accomplished backpackers in the world, most well known for his 4,700-mile 6-month Alaska-Yukon Expedition, the 6,875-mile 7-month Great Western Loop, and the 7,775-mile 11-month Sea-to-Sea Route. He has been named “Adventurer of the Year” by the National Geographic Society and by Outside, and “Person of the Year” by Backpacker. He is the author of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide.
Saturday, May 17
CMC's 4th annual Spring into Service Event will be held at Apex Park in Golden CO. Help us kick off the 2014 field season with a volunteer project at Apex park to repair trails and flood damage. A full day of food, music, fun and hard work will help Jeffco Open Space re-open this great recreational asset in our backyard.
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Hard Snow Climbing ClinicSaturday, April 26 Gore Range Group
Basic Mountaineering School: Colorado Alpine Snow MountaineeringBegins Tuesday, April 29Pikes Peak Group
Adult and Child Anchor-building ClassSaturday, May 3Youth Education Program
New and Prospective Member MeetingTuesday, May 6Fort Collins Group
Wilderness Survival SchoolBegins Wednesday, May 7Denver Group
Advanced Crevasse Rescue SeminarBegins Wednesday, May 7Denver Group
Andrew Skurka: Lightweight Hiking ClinicWednesday, May 7State CMC
Basics of Nature PhotographyBegins Saturday, May 10Denver Group
Presentation: Chasing Cutthroats in the Weminche WildernessThursday, May 15Denver Group
Trip Leader SchoolBegins Saturday, May 17Aspen Group
Spring Into Service at Apex ParkSaturday, May 17State CMC
The Best Telluride Hikes Is Now Available
2014 Stewardship Schedule
CMC's Youth Education Program is in the news!
2013 Annual Report
Keep Updated on the Boulder County Flood Recovery
Keep Updated on the Jefferson County Flood Recovery
Steve Gladbach Memorial Video Series: Avalanche Safety and Winter Travel
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