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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!

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

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



CMC Blog

5 Spring Adventures Just a Stone’s Throw from Denver

By Marketing Intern Emily Morris

1. Hike the First Section of the Colorado Trail
2. Hike Chimney Gulch Trail at Windy Saddle Park
3. Watch the Sunset at Pence Park
4. Hike Panorama Point at Corwina Park
5. Boulder The Eggs on the Hidden Fawn Trail

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.


Featured Trip:
Grand Canyon Raft & Hike


April 29 - May 10, 2018 (12 days)  
 From $4877

We travel in 35 foot rafts for 188 miles on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon from Lee’s Ferry to Whitmore Wash. This 12-day trip gives us 5 extra days for hiking compared to the traditional Grand Canyon 7 day trip. We finish with a helicopter ride out of the canyon and a scenic plane flight back to the put-in. For B & C hiking levels. Click here for more information!

Upcoming Schools and Events



Tuesday, April 25
Basic Mountaineering School (Pikes Peak Group)

Wednesday, April 26
Basic Snow School Session B (Denver Group)

Wednesday, April 26
Leaderfest (Pikes Peak Group)

Thursday, April 27
Technical Snow Mountaineering Session A (Denver Group)

Friday, April 28
YEP Early Release Day

Monday, May 1
Basic Snow Session C (Denver Group)

Thursday, May 4
Intermediate Snow School (Boulder Group)

Friday, May 5
Spring Gear Sale

Monday, May 8
Technical Snow Session B (Denver Group)

Monday, May 8
Wilderness First Aid CPR/AED Class (Denver Group)

Monday, May 8
Perspective & Current Trip Leaders Wilderness First Aid CPR/AED Class (Denver Group)

Throughout 2017
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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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