Leadville couple received degrees at CMC graduation By Mike McKibbin Leadville native Cassandra Hall received an associate degree in business and a bachelor’s in business administration; her husband, Lamont Hall, is currently working in Germany though still earned a bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies...

Says ‘I’d just be finishing up my bachelor’s degree’ without concurrent enrollment By Mike McKibbin LEADVILLE – Conor Laing doesn’t think he would be where he is today without Colorado Mountain College and the concurrent enrollment classes he took six years ago. Laing will soon receive his master’s...

A beginner’s experience in sport climbing class, as experienced by Anna Sophia Wolner and written by CMC Leadville Social Media Coordinator Lauren Swanson. Photo: Anna Sophia Wolner Leadville community members and Colorado Mountain College students of all ages spent a weekend climbing in Buena Vista enjoying spring...

From May 4 through 13, students from Colorado Mountain College locations in Aspen, the lower Roaring Fork Valley, Rifle, Edwards, Steamboat Springs, Summit County and the Leadville area will celebrate their achievements at 12 graduation ceremonies. Commencements will be held at the following locations: Graduation...

By Carrie Click CMC Ski Area Operations graduate Chris Sutton with his dog Hank near his home in Eagle. Chris is now a battalion chief for the Eagle River Fire Protection District. Photo: Kate Lapides. Chris Sutton was lying flat on his back, apparently in a lot of pain. Hannah Gould was carefully assessing his...

This article was first published the CMC Leadville’s blog, Education at Elevation. By Lauren Swanson, Social Media Coordinator. Each semester, outdoor students at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville look forward to their experiential based outdoor orientation classes. It is in these courses that classrooms are...

Week-long First Ascent Youth Leadership enrolling students now – April 29 deadline At last summer’s First Ascent Youth Leadership program, an afternoon hailstorm sent students and counselors inside. At far right, counselor Kristen Nestor helps facilitate a trust game called Werewolf. Besides offering students...

James Y. Taylor [LEADVILLE] – Colorado Mountain College today announced that James Y. Taylor, vice president for Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Chaffee County, has accepted the position of executive director of Utah State University, Uintah Basin. His last day at CMC will be May 31.   “This has been...

This Q & A with Jordan Thomas on Colorado Mountain College in Leadville’s annual Cloud City Rail Jam event was published in the March 22 Summit Daily News. This year’s event takes place Saturday, March 26, starting at 11:15 AM. By Phil Lindeman. There’s nothing like a spring rail jam. When the weather warms and the...

Ski area operations alum Karen Gilliot runs snowcats in both hemispheres. By Carrie Click. This slideshow requires JavaScript. While Karen Bruce Gilliot was growing up in Belle Vernon, a little borough outside Pittsburgh, she skied at Seven Springs. It’s a Pennsylvania ski area that tops out at just less than 3,000...