What we're about

We summit 14ers, enjoy fly-fishing excursions, climb rock faces, backpack through wilderness areas, explore the culture of Europe, and so much more. With over 6200 members and regional groups (http://www.cmc.org/About/CMCGroups.aspx) throughout Colorado, being connected to thousands of other adventure-loving mountaineers makes your membership matter. Join us here on Meetup for our social events throughout Colorado or checkout the CMC website (http://www.cmc.org) for our mountain adventures!

The Colorado Mountain Club is the state’s leading organization dedicated to adventure, recreation, conservation and education. Founded in 1912, the CMC acts as a gateway to the mountains for novices and experts alike, offering an array of year-round activities, events and schools centered on outdoor recreation

It's easy. Find a hike. Sign up! Members get FREE access to over 3,000 mountain adventures annually, ranging from easy day hikes and snowshoe trips, to peak climbs and downhill ski trips, to school and skills courses. Search through the calendar and off you go! cmc.org/calendar (http://www.cmc.org/Calendar.aspx)

Upcoming events (5+)

Denver New Member Orientation

American Mountaineering Center

Come check out the Colorado Mountain Club! Learn more about what the CMC does and how awesome it is to be a member. Come chat with staff, school directors and trip leaders and we can answer any questions you might have! This orientation is for current CMC members, new CMC members, people thinking about joining the CMC or people that enjoy meeting cool, outdoors people and eating snacks. RSVP and find out more information about this event on the CMC calendar (https://www.cmc.org/Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?ID=44638)!

Introduction to Hiking Safety

American Mountaineering Center

The Introduction to Hiking Safety seminar is a one-evening session during which you will learn the many aspects of safety you need to be aware of, including: • trip planning • the 10 essentials: must have gear • basic navigation: staying found • clothing: including layering, materials, rain gear, sun protection • animal encounters: bear, moose, mountain lions, rabies, mosquitoes, tics • trail nutrition and hydration • trail sense: registers, noting location, reading trail markers • obtaining Search And Rescue support • mountain weather, including lightning safety • avalanche terrain avoidance Registration Price: $10 for CMC members, $15 for Non Members

Denver New Member Orientation

American Mountaineering Center

Come check out the Colorado Mountain Club! Learn more about what the CMC does and how awesome it is to be a member. Come chat with staff, school directors and trip leaders and we can answer any questions you might have! This orientation is for current CMC members, new CMC members, people thinking about joining the CMC or people that enjoy meeting cool, outdoors people and eating snacks. RSVP and find out more information about this event on the CMC calendar (https://www.cmc.org/Calendar/EventDetails.aspx?ID=44639)!

Introduction to Hiking Safety

American Mountaineering Center

The Introduction to Hiking Safety seminar is a one-evening session during which you will learn the many aspects of safety you need to be aware of, including: • trip planning • the 10 essentials: must have gear • basic navigation: staying found • clothing: including layering, materials, rain gear, sun protection • animal encounters: bear, moose, mountain lions, rabies, mosquitoes, tics • trail nutrition and hydration • trail sense: registers, noting location, reading trail markers • obtaining Search And Rescue support • mountain weather, including lightning safety • avalanche terrain avoidance Registration Price: $10 for CMC members, $15 for Non Members

Past events (127)

Backcountry Film Festival - Fort Collins

Odell Brewing Co

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