Membership at a Glance

We are a tight-knit community of 6,500 members that like to get outside and play a lot! There are trips and classes for people of all ability levels in just about any outdoor sport you can think of - hiking, biking, camping, climbing, skiing, snowboard mountaineering, snowshoeing, ice climbing, fly fishing, photography, and international travel, to name a few!

Join us to reach new summits - literally or figuratively - this year. Join us to meet your community of people. Join us to explore and protect Colorado. 

See you on the trails, at the crag, or on the slopes soon! 

Upcoming New & Prospective Member Activities

over 3,000 trips annually

Members get FREE access to all of our mountain adventures with our certified and trained volunteer trip leaders. Trips range from easy and short day hikes, and fly fishing trips, to high altitude mountaineering, multi-pitch climbs, and international travel. No matter your skill, we have something for you!

Ladies standing in three, with packs and trekking poles, looking out at green mountains to conquerVIEW TRIP CALENDAR

over 200 skills courses to take

Members enjoy deep discounts on our over 200 courses! Get access to member only schools and courses for all ability levels. Take our Ascending Hike series to learn how to hike. Or, join our High Altitude Mountaineering School for technical, high mountain summits. Find a course that will help you reach your goals!

three people learning from one person on ice about climbing while on snow


deep discounts on gear

Our members enjoy up to 70% off on some of the best performing and most popular outdoor gear from today's top brands. We also have discounts to popular climbing gyms in Colorado and to local gear shops. Members also get access to ExpertVoice and save up 20% on all of our CMC Press books. 

Girl Climbing with Camp Helmet


a tight-knit community

Meet your next adventure partner at one of our community events. We host  happy hours, outdoor movie premieres, speaker series, trail stewardship opportunities, and more! If you're new to the state, or looking for other outdoor enthusiasts, you will find them at the Colorado Mountain Club! 

Group skiing together