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Guide to Membership

Explore Colorado. Protect Colorado. Be Colorado with your Membership


We are a tight knit community of 6,500 members that like to get outside and play a lot! There are trips and classes for people of all ability

levels in just about any outdoor sport you can think of - hiking, biking, camping, climbing, skiing, snowboard mountaineering, snowshoeing, ice climbing, fly fishing, photography, and international travel, to name a few!

Join us to reach new summits - literally or figuratively - this year. Join us to meet your community of people. Join us to explore and protect Colorado.

See you on the trails, at the crag, or on the slopes soon! 

We go on over 3,000 outings annually

Members get FREE access to all of our mountain adventures with our certified and trained volunteer trip leaders. Trips range from easy and short day hikes, and fly fishing trips, to high altitude mountaineering, mulit-pitch climbs, and international travel. No matter your skill, we have something for you!

Ladies standing in three, with packs and trekking poles, looking out at green mountains to conquer


We have over 200 skills courses to take

Members enjoy deep discounts on our over 200 courses, and get access to certain member only schools. We have courses for all ability levels. Take our Ascending Hike series to learn how to hike. Or, join our High Altitude Mountaineering School for technical, high mountain summits. Find a course that will help you reach your goals this year!

three people learning from one person on ice about climbing while on snow


We enjoy deep discounts on gear

Our members enjoy up to 70% off on some of the best performing and most popular outdoor gear from today's top brands. We also have discounts to popular climbing gyms in Colorado and to local gear shops. Members also get access to ExpertVoice and save up 20% on all of our guidebooks. 

Girl Climbing with Camp Helmet


We are a tight knit community

Meet your next adventure partner at one of our community events. We host monthly happy hours, hike-to Happy Hours, outdoor movie premieres, speaker series, trail stewardship opportunities, and more! If you're new to the state, or looking for other outdoor enthusiasts, you will find them at the Colorado Mountain Club! 

Group skiing together


Ready to join? Check out our different membership options below to select the right fit for you!

Individual Membership

Man with climbing gear looking at sun rise on mountains

Your membership unlocks your Colorado lifestyle and welcomes you to a tight-knit community of explorers.

1 year: $75
2 years: $135


Family Membership

Family Hiking in the mountains

Get the whole family outdoors with a CMC Family membership. Includes four memberships to the CMC.

1 year: $115
2 years: $215


Under 30 Membership

CMC Members backcountry skiing

Join the under 30 crowd! For natives and newcomers alike, get to know Colorado like never before. Your membership includes all the perks of a standard membership at a lower price. Must be at least 18 years old to qualify for this membership. 

1 year: $39


Contact Us

Our Membership Services team is happy to answer general questions every weekday at 303.279.3080, or by email at