Athletics at Colorado Mountain College
An intercollegiate ski team complements an active lifestyle for students in the mountains
CMC has a varsity-level ski team at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs. The coed alpine ski team trains in Steamboat Springs and competes successfully on regional and national levels.
Many CMC students enjoy the outdoors right outside their doors. They go mountaineering and ice climbing, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, play golf and disc golf, hike and bike, go whitewater kayaking and rafting individually and competitively.
CMC in Leadville has a Running Club and trail running community. The club meets regularly and participates in collegiate and non-collegiate competitive events throughout the year. The Leadville Running club is also a member of NIRCA -National Intercollegiate Running Club Association. Visit the Leadville Running Club website for all details and information.
The CMC in Leadville campus is right along the Mineral Belt Trail, a 12-mile scenic ribbon great for running and bicycling in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter. It is also the site of several national competitive races.
The Gates Soccer Field on the grounds of CMC in Spring Valley above Glenwood Springs is host to many tournaments. The buzz on the disc golf course on campus is that it’s one of the nation’s best.