Those in college’s first class to graduate with bachelor’s degrees score in top 100 in world Corey Milar and his business partners decided to take a big risk with their athletic shoe business. They sold all their plants and moved production to the Asia-Pacific region to take advantage of cheaper labor and higher...

CMC’s Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Outdoor Education field program field courses are always deeply thought-provoking. This post is an excerpt from CMC student Dustin Eldridge’s journal on the last morning of a Southwest Field Course. I woke up with the sunrise this morning.  I’m especially glad because last...

The term “engineer” comes from the word “ingenuity,” the quality of being clever, original, and inventive, and using ideas to solve problems. And nearly every aspect of modern society, from roller coasters to Mars rovers function smoothly because of the ingenuity of trained engineers. Engineers design roads,...

Colorado Mountain College’s geology field course to the Grand Staircase and Grand Canyon starts with a pre-trip class at CMC in Rifle May 6. Colorado Mountain College’s geology field course to the Grand Staircase and Grand Canyon – the experience of a lifetime – begins with a pre-trip class at the college’s...

The art of quinzhee building leads students to a deeper understanding of snowpack – and of their place in this world First published in CMC student Dustin Eldridge’s blog, Steamboat Livin’. Mt. Zirkel Wilderness, as seen from the quinzhee. Photo: Dustin Eldridge. Quinzhee City. Population 16. Built in one snowy night...

Each year, Kevin Clarke, director of the Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute in Breckenridge, works with the talented team of chefs from the Keystone Conference Center and CMC students to create beautiful holiday ice sculptures for Keystone Ski Resort. Students from the Culinary Institute’s ice carving class...

High Country RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteers Program), a sponsored program of Colorado Mountain College, has been offering tax assistance to seniors and low to moderate income individuals in Garfield County at no charge for seven years. The organization is looking for volunteers to help with this year’s program. RSVP...

Holiday culinary classes also include gingerbread workshop This CMC Corner column first appeared in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Beth Zukowski. Colorado Mountain College cooking classes take on a holiday theme this month. Participants will get a chance to do a practice run-through of their Thanksgiving dinner...

Student Dustin Eldridge shares a class trip to a local ski guiding business, and reflects on why CMC Steamboat is an incredible place to pursue a degree in Ski & Snowboard Business or a Professional Ski and Snowboard Guide  certificate. This post was first published in Dustin’s blog, Steamboat Livin.’ Two of Chris...

CMC student Dustin Eldridge revels in sandstone, desert rivers, and several nights sleeping under the stars during a recent CMC outdoor trip.  This article was first published in Dustin’s blog, Steamboat Livin‘.  Photos by Derek Beers. It all began with the SWAT team and a Dewalt angle grinder.  Arriving at the...