Colorado Mountain Fest

Friday, September 23rd - Sunday, September 25th at your Colorado Mountain Club, 710 10th Street, Golden, CO

Join us for the return of Colorado Mountain Fest, the ultimate three-day celebration of all things outdoor recreation! Happening at the American Mountaineering Center from Friday, September 23rd - Sunday, September 25th, this weekend-long festival is free to attend and features everything outdoor from: 

  • Adventure film screenings
  • Gear demos from all your favorite outdoor brands at Vendor Village
  • Climbing and rock rescue clinics
  • Athlete and author speaker sessions
  • Outdoor fun and games at the Family Sports Arena
  • Food trucks and local brews

Schedule of events

Friday, September 23rd - 6pm-9pm

  • Kick-off the festivities with an adventure film screening at the AMC’s Foss Auditorium on Friday. $10 general admission.
  • Films featuring “Teton Gravity Research: Mountain Revelations,” Athletic Brewing’s “Journey to 100,” and other short films from the Colorado Mountain Club and the American Alpine Club’s Legacy series.
  • We are also excited to share that The Golden Mill has partnered with CMC as your apres- Mountain Fest spot. Stop by anytime on Sept 23 and the Golden Mill will be donating a portion of proceeds to support the CMC.


Saturday, September 24th - 11am-7pm

  • Join us on this day for the official Mountain Fest Vendor Village! You can demo gear, try a Rock Rescue Clinic with C.A.M.P., and interact with all your favorite outdoor brands. We are asking for pre-registration for this day along with any lectures or clinics you wish to sign up for. Please click the button below to register for events on Saturday! 

REGISTER for september 24th

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Sunday, September 25th - all day

Finally, get outside with us and connect with your fellow adventure lovers on Sunday. Offerings include: 

  • Gym to Crag Clinic: An introduction to climbing outdoors brought to you by Golden Mountain Guides.

Check out other CMC offerings for Sunday, September 25 through our event calendar: 

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Colorado Mountain Fest is free to attend thanks to the generous support of our sponsors: Osprey, C.A.M.P., Rab, Tommyknocker Brewery, La Sportiva, Lowa and Spyderco. Other event partners include: Christy Sports, Colorado Mountain School, Elevated, Golden Mountain Guides, Golden Mill, Handlestash, Out&Back Outdoor, Rocky TalkieSierra Nevada, and True North.


Come experience the magic of the mountains at Colorado Mountain Fest!  Hosted by Colorado Mountain Club on the North side of the AMC at 710 10th Street, Golden, CO. We can't wait to see you there.

Interested in volunteering at Mountain Fest? Volunteers are crucial for our event operations and helping us host the Front Range's premier celebration of outdoor adventure! 

We are still in need of beverage service and general site volunteers. Please fill out our volunteer interest form to let us know what roles you would be willing to assist with, and what day/times you'd be available. We'll reach back out to confirm your shift(s) and provide more information for the day-of. Thank you!!