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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!

Global Rescue Insurance

Colorado Mountain Club members now have access to the finest health, safety and travel risk-management services through Global Rescue! Learn more > 

CMC Adventure Travel

Put your CMC Membership and your Passport to work! 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 >

Youth Education Program (YEP)

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

CMC's Executive Director Bids Farewell

For the past four years, Scott Robson has served as the CMC's Executive Director. Scott recently announced that he will be moving on from the Club. As the Board of Director begins the search for a new Executive Director, the Club's current Education Director, Holly Barrass, will serve as Interim Executive Director.

Scott's Farewell Letter (PDF)


10th Annual Mountain Fest
March 24, 2018

Join the CMC at the American Mountaineering Center for this FREE and family-friendly event. We'll have outdoor skills clinics, open climbing on our indoor rock wall, expos, info about the CMC, and much more!

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Eldorado Canyon State Park Partially Closes for Golden Eagle Nesting


Eldorado Canyon State Park recently announced a closure in the park near the Rattlesnake Gulch area in an effort to protect Golden Eagle nesting. The area will be closed until July 15 or until further notice. Click the link below to learn more:

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Volunteers Needed


Stewardship Opportunities

Roll up your sleeves and give back to the mountains we love! Join the Colorado Mountain Club in making much needed improvements to the Crags Trail at Pikes Peak, Mt. Elbert, Quandary Peak and more. Camping and meals are included with many of our multi-day events so let's get dirty and improve those trails together!



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CMC Receives Grant to Overhaul Club Archives

By Marketing Intern Caroline Jackson

The Colorado Mountain Club has received a $5,000 grant from the Colorado Historical Advisory Board that will allow us to digitize and rediscover our history over the next year. With this grant, American Alpine Club Library Director Katie Sauter will be going through the archives in four phases.

Featured CMC Press Book

Coloring Colorado

by Jesse Crock

Coloring Colorado features drawings of some of the state’s iconic peaks, such as Crestone Needle, Lone Eagle Peak, Mount of the Holy Cross, and the Maroon Bells. There are pastoral scenes with wildflowers and aspen trees as well as historical scenes. And there are fun drawings like the much-loved Blue Bear at the Denver Convention Center. For outdoor adventure lovers, there is mountain biking, trail running, rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering and more! This 8.5" x 11" coloring book is fun for anyone from age 3 to 93. While many people will want Coloring Colorado for themselves, it also makes a wonderful gift.

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


2019 Grand Canyon Raft & Hike
April 27 - May 9, 2019
From $4950

IcelandExperience the Grand Canyon's hidden areas on this 12-day, hike-intensive raft trip. Hatch River Expeditions will lead our group down 188 miles of river on 35-foot, motorized S-rig boats, while giving us access to hikes in areas that can only be reached from the river.

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