Four CMC Instructors and Members Head to the 2022 Ice Climbing World Cup

Colorado Mountain Club is proud to cheer on four US Ice Climbing Team members from its cadre of instructors in 2022. Along with representing our country on the world stage, Scott Reed, Noah Bergman, Ryan McCauley, and Lindsay Hastings will … Continued

2021 Colorado Mountain Club Holiday Gift Guide for the Outdoor Adventurer

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Give the gift of the outdoors this holiday season! Whether you want to help your friends and family build their skills or give them the tools to learn a new one, we’ve got some great suggestions for things they’ll find … Continued

A Conversation With Adventurer Erik Weihenmayer

By Michael Restivo Despite going blind in high school, Golden local and adventurer Erik Weihenmayer is one of the world’s foremost adventure athletes. Erik became the first blind person to summit Mt. Everest and subsequently climb the Seven Summits, the … Continued

The 2019 Colorado Mountain Club Holiday Gift Guide

The 2019 Colorado Mountain Club Holiday Gift Guide Tis the season for giving the gift of adventure! If your loved one loves to climb, hike, bike, ski, backpack, and meet new people and adventure partners, the CMC is the gift … Continued

A Conversation With Alpinist Ines Papert

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By Michael Restivo For over 20 years, alpinist and ice climber Ines Papert has led visionary ascents around the world. From stunning solo ascents in the Himalayas, to becoming the first woman to climb a M11 mixed climbing grade, Ines … Continued

Kyoto Culture & Kumano Kodo and Koysan & Nakasendo Treks

Kyoto Culture & Kumano Kodo Trek Imagine getting the opportunity to walk ancient pilgrimage trails, trek beneath flowering cherry blossoms, explore Japan’s most sacred temples, and indulge in traditional Japanese hospitality. The Kumano Kodo trek is one of two pilgrimage … Continued

CMC September Conservation Update

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By Sarah Barringer After working two seasons on the Colorado Mountain Club Stewardship Crew, I was constantly surrounded in beetle kill. Over the course of many hitches, my crew and I cut hundreds of fallen trees on the trail. Our … Continued

Fall and Winter Hiking Safety

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By Art Hogling   Hiking season doesn’t have to end when summer is over. Some of the best hikes can occur in Fall and Winter. The mountains are frosted and beautiful, the crowds thin out and the bugs are gone. … Continued