Events at Colorado Mountain College in Aspen
Cultural and outdoor opportunities abound near Aspen’s CMC campus
Aspen is a major cultural center and outdoor playground in the Rocky Mountains. The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Aspen Music Festival and School, Jazz Aspen Snowmass, Aspen Center for Physics, Theatre Aspen, Aspen Institute, and Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village attract the world’s most talented professionals.
In winter, the popularity of skiing and snowboarding is unsurpassed. The Tenth Mountain trail system links Aspen to other mountain communities via backcountry hut-to-hut skiing. Local cross-country skiing is available at several tracks near campus.
In the summer, the nearby Maroon Bells Wilderness Area, Elk Mountain range, and Roaring Fork River provide excellent water sports, hiking, climbing, camping, and mountain biking opportunities.