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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 > 

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 >

Youth Education Program (YEP)

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


Call for Nominations

Do you know an outstanding climber, volunteer or community leader? CMC recognizes our mountain community leaders and achievers with a variety of awards which are presented annually at the CMC Backcountry Bash on October 21.

Application and nomination deadline is September 30, 2017.

View Award Applications

Backcountry BashSaturday, October 21

6-10PM | McNichols Building | Denver

$45 Members | $50 Public | $75 VIP
Tickets available NOW!

Trail & TImberline Summer 2017Trail & Timberline | Summer 2017
Online NOW!



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!


September 16-17
Quandary Peak (Breckenridge)

September 23
Midland Hills (Buena Vista)


CMC Blog

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.


Adventure Travel
Nepal Mountain & Cultural Trek
October 31- November 11, 2017( 12 days)
Special Member Price:

Trek through the beautiful Khumbu region below Mount Everest to see amazing panoramic views of the Himalaya range including Ama Dablam. Experience the friendliness of the Sherpa people in their homeland and learn about their ancient culture.

Click here for more information!

Upcoming Schools and Events


Wednesday, September 13
Intro to Technical Canyoneering (Pikes Peak Group) 
Photography Section Meeting

Thursday, September 14
Adventure Travel Leader Workshop

Saturday, September 16
Quandary Peak Trail Maintenance and Restoration

Monday, September 18
Trailblazers FREE Open Climbing

Tuesday, September 19
Boulder New and Prospective Member Orientation

Thursday, September 21
Fly Fishing Education Open Forum and Presentation

Friday, September 22
Madeline Framson Memorial Service Project
Member Tour of LASP

Saturday, September 23
National Public Lands Day Trail Construction in Buena Vista

Wednesday, September 27
Introduction to Hiking Safety

Saturday, September 30
Burn Canyon Trail Maintenance and Inventory

October 5, 6 & 7
CMC Presents: Radical Reels

October 21
25th Annual Backcountry Bash

October 27
Wilderness Leaders Conference


Throughout 2017
Adventure Travel Trips




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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.



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