We’re thrilled to announce the launching of The CMC Leadership Project in the fall of 2018. The CMC Leadership Project is a statewide program designed to invest in our volunteer trip leaders and school instructors and recognize them for all … Continued
Adventurers of the CMC – Makayla Braden Get to know Makayla Braden, a Colorado Mountain Club Trailblazer and High Altitude Mountaineering School Graduate. Written by CMC Marketing Content Intern Drew Kort The version of Makayla Braden that exists today, the … Continued
by Anissa Shull Moab Spring Break Alumni ’16 It all started with packing my luggage into the Youth Education Program van and relaxing until we reached our beautiful campsite in Moab, Utah. It was placed next to the Colorado River, surrounded by … Continued
Fests serve as the quintessential Gathering of the Tribe, a (slightly) more tame version of the annual Rendezvous made famous by mountain men in the early 1800s. It’s a time to get together over a few beers, swap stories, celebrate accomplishments, rub shoulders with famous climbers, learn or practice a new skill, scope out fresh gear, make plans, and connect with friends new and old. You can seek a dozen laps on pristine ice most weekends. You can only find such an atmosphere at a fest.
Many a mountaineer has mentioned at one time or another that mountaineering is ‘the kind of thing that is fun to talk about when you’re done.’ That is to say, the act of mountaineering, itself, is sometimes the farthest thing … Continued
Ah…Finally! The stressful work week has ended and it is time for some much needed R&R in the backcountry. Unfortunately, you strap on your skis only to realize they too are tying you down. Is it too much to ask … Continued
You’ve seen it in movies and magazines; but you have yet to experience the thrill for yourself. Why? You are an adventure junkie, so isn’t it time to reach new heights and try ice climbing? Ice climbing is great for … Continued
Work week stressing you out? Need to get away? This winter take a break from the everyday grind by escaping to the snow covered mountains! Spend a day, spend a weekend; but definitely get outside and exercise this winter. Enjoy … Continued