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Wildfire Risk Management for Trip Leaders Wildland fires are becoming more frequent, more intense, and faster moving due to prolonged draught and more intense weather. Since CMC operates 3,000 trips a year, many for multiple days, the risks of a CMC trip encountering a wildfire is rising. The purpose of this paper is to offer best practices to trip planners and leaders for managing the risks of wildfires in the Colorado wilderness. 

CMC Stewardship Crew Story Map

Find out what the CMC Stewardship Crew accomplished throughout 2019, by means of an interactive story map.

Interesting reads from one of our own! CMC Press Director Jeff Golden's personal blog.

Pocket Stewardship

Pocket Stewardship is an easy way for volunteer leaders to incorporate stewardship work into their trips and field days. We've outlined a few easy ways that you can help give back to Colorado's public lands today!

RIMS Overview

Give back while you recreate with CMC RIMS! Check out what this amazing tool is all about.

Recreation Impact Monitoring System

Trip Tips - Reduce Your Recreational Impacts

Tips and tricks to help you in planning and implementing your next low impact trip.

Recipe: Peanut Butter Love Nuggets Check out this member Submitted recipe. This delicious treat is guaranteed to fuel you through your next adventure!
Offseason Gear Storage Tips & Tricks Get the most out of your gear, and learn some tips and tricks for storage during the offseason.
BPX Set Up Tent in the Rain Learn from our newest Backpacking (BPX) Section on the trials and tribulations of trying to set up your tent in the rain! 
Conservation's Tales of the Trail: Before And After Series Hear incredible Tales of Conservation's incredible Trail's they've maintained, built, and restored over the years in a before and after series. 
Surviving Wildfires

Hear from the Director of the Hiking Safety Seminars about how to Survive Wildfires. In that Denver Group School our intention is always to have the most up to date safety information. One recent effort was a comprehensive look at surviving wilderness wildfires.

Like this content and want more like it? Consider donating to the Colorado Mountain Club so we can support our staff and volunteers as the share their greatest tips and tricks for taking on the outdoors in Colorado. 

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