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

Touring with CMC’s new Snow Rangers

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By Conservation Director Julie Mach Two new staff joined the CMC Conservation Department this winter to help the Forest Service manage winter recreation in the San Juan Mountains.  Chris Snell and Kricket Scheerer are our new Snow Rangers and we … 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

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

Fall Biking In Aspen – Colorado Mountain Club

Imagine getting to bike under golden aspens. Imagine crisp mountain air, early winter vistas, and some of the most classic mountain biking routes in Colorado. Colorado Mountain Club is offering an exclusive trip to the heart of Independence Pass, one … Continued

Colorado Mountain Club Chosen as 2019 The North Face Explore Fund Grant Recipient

The Explore Fund Empowers Future Explorers by Removing Barriers to Getting Outside Today, we’re excited to announce that the Colorado Mountain Club has been chosen as a 2019 The North Face Explore Fund grant recipient! With the support of The … Continued