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Guide to Membership



We summit 14ers, climb rock faces, backpack through wilderness areas, explore the culture of Europe, and so much more. With over 6000 members in regional groups throughout Colorado, being connected to thousands of other adventure-loving mountaineers makes your membership matter.

Membership Rates


Membership Rates


$75.00 yearly

$135 2-year


$115.00 yearly

$215 2-year

Under 30

$30.00 yearly


Join today by filling out our Online Application!


Trips and Hikes


It's easy. Find a hike. Sign up! Members get FREE access to over 3,000 mountain adventures annually, ranging from easy day hikes and snowshoe trips, to peak climbs, cross-country, and downhill ski trips, to long day walks. Search through the calendar and off you go!

Schools and Courses

Club members enjoy specialty member pricing on schools and courses for adults offered by CMC groups around the state. The Club teaches the skills needed to safely maximize living in such an awesome outdoor playground and connects you to adventure-loving mountaineers.

International and Domestic Travel

Enjoy active vacations & small group itineraries to inspiring mountain destinations in the United States and around the world through CMC's Adventure Travel trips. Enjoy hiking Scotland's West Highland Way, trekking through the Italian Dolomites, or exploring Yellowstone National Park. CMC-sponsored worldwide trips are priced far below those offered by commercial, for-profit outfitters.

MySummits and the14er Files

Crushing through your peak list? MySummits is a virtual summit register available to anyone who climbs the mountains of Colorado. Signing a summit registry is an important part of mountaineering history. Start your list today: Or if you've finished the CO 14ers, 13ers., or any of the CO Hundred Milestones (Highest 100, 200, etc.), you can submit your name to the Club at for the record books.

Member Deals

Members receive outstanding discounts from retailers nationwide. Become and member and sign in to check out how to get all the latest deals at

  • Experticity (formerly Promotive) memberships for all CMC members: Recognizing CMC members’ expertise, Experticity is granting exclusive access to hundreds of top brands eager to reward you with up to 70% off of retail.
  • Special member pricing for CMC's youth adventure courses
  • Save 20% on guidebook purchases from CMC Press at and Mountaineers Books at
  • Lodging discounts throughout Colorado and access to CMC-maintained backcountry huts - Brainard Cabin and Arestua Cabin
  • Discounts at outdoor retailers and Colorado gear shops including: Mountainsmith, Neptune Mountaineering, Wilderness Exchange,  Mountain Chalet, The Trailhead, Bent Gate Mountaineering, Golden Bike Shop, and Ajax Bike and Sport
  • Exclusive member pricing to special events such as Banff Mountain Film Festival, Radical Reels, Backcountry Filmfest, Backcountry Bash, the American Mountaineering Museum, and more.


Interested in volunteering and giving-back at the CMC? The Club is great because of our amazing volunteers! There are so many opportunities, from trip leaders and trail maintenance crews to adult and youth education mentors. Visit for a complete listing.


Your support helps our programs reach new heights! CMC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and donations are tax-deductible. Make a one-time gift or become a Peaks Partner with a recurring donation of only $5 or more per month. Questions about giving? Contact us at or 303.996.2752.

Contact Us

Our Membership Services team is happy to answer general questions every weekday at 303.279.3080, or by email at