“The perfect degree for an active person.”
- Soren Frykholm, Outdoor Education Graduate
How Outdoor Education prepped Anna Boyd for her success
Mountain Life, Mountain Learning
“An incredibly tranquil place to live.”
- Anna Wolner, Associate of Arts
Aerial Tour of CMC Leadville
“There are so many different paths to choose from.”
- Sarah Snarski, Natural Resource Management
Summer internships for Natural Resource Management students
“They make sure you succeed and graduate with the best experiences.”
- Daniel Burl, Ski Area Operations
SAO grad finds opportunity in the Colorado Ski Industry
“I like to keep it simple, engaging, enjoyable.”
-Jeffrey Runyon, English Professor
Leadville Faculty Feature: Jeffrey Runyon
Students climb Mt. Kilimanjaro studying abroad in East Africa
“The skills necessary to explore every inch of this world.”
- Ryan Edwards, Outdoor Recreation Leadership Graduate
OUT graduate lands dream job heli-skiing in Alaska
“Miles of groomed cross country ski trails and even a snowboard park.”
- Sean McClellan
On Campus Living @ CMC

Colorado Mountain College in Leadville

A campus surrounded by Colorado’s highest peaks, and all the adventure you could ask for

Leadville — Colorado’s 2015 Top Adventure Towns!
-Elevation Outdoors Magazine cover story

This is authentic Colorado. Leadville is the base for the epic outdoors. A pine forest surrounds the 275-acre campus. There are miles of trails right out the front door for cross-country skiing, running, biking and hiking. And 14,000 foot peaks surrounding it all.

Students here form a strong community. The mountains are their classroom. Some learn to clean up the environment. Others lead trips in nearby wilderness areas. Several world-class resorts such as Vail, Copper Mountain and Breckenridge offer the perfect place to learn ski area management. Or enjoy an amazing powder day.

This is also a great place to start your four-year degree with a liberal arts education. Colorado State Guaranteed Transfer Courses make it easy to transfer from CMC. Students here find room to think and explore their options. One-on-one time with welcoming professors will build a solid base for your next step.

If you haven’t heard of Leadville, we’re not surprised. It’s one of Colorado’s best secrets.

The best way to learn about it is to check out our feeds: Leadville BlogGoogle+, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube & Pinterest.


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