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Winter Camp

Shake the "cabin fever"... Get the kids outside this holiday break - join us for a 3-day winter adventure! Kids will get to snowshoe, build a Quinzhee/snow shelter, and learn about the science behind avalanches. We round out the week with indoor rock climbing and museum scavenger hunt at the American Mountaineering Center.

  • January 2-4, 2019

For 3rd-6th graders.  Maximum 12 participants

Course meets 9:00a - 3:30p, at the American Mountaineering Center (AMC) in downtown Golden with daily field trips to local open space parks. Drop-off and pick-up is at the AMC.

Winter Hut Trip

Spend a long weekend in the winter backcountry!  Join us for an expedition to the CMC's Brainard Cabin. Enjoy three days of snowshoeing and exploring the remote expanses of Brainard Lake Recreation Area. Learn avalanche awareness and safety skills, route-finding, backcountry snow travel techniques, build snow shelters, hang out around the wood-stove fireplace.

Ages: 13-16

  • February 16-18, 2019 

Cost: $225 CMC members / $255 non-members

Includes transportation, meals, hut fee, instruction, and any necessary gear.