Athletics at Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College has two collegiate level varsity sports teams: the Alpine Ski Team and Cross Country team. See details and links below.

photo: CMC's Harrison Goss racing in the giant slalom at Squaw Valley, CA.

Ski Team

Based at CMC Steamboat Springs, the Colorado Mountain College Ski Team is an associate member of the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association.

photo: Colorado Mountain College Cross Country Team trail running in the mountains surrounding Leadville.

Cross Country Team

The CMC Cross Country Team competes in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Based at CMC Leadville, students at other campuses can also participate.

Campus intramural and club sports

Our three residential campuses at Leadville, Glenwood Springs - Spring Valley and Steamboat Springs offer a changing variety of activities. Contact your local campus.

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.

 CMC Leadville Running Club

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 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.