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Welcome!

Ward Whicker, Group Chairman, welcomes you to the Fort Collins Group of the Colorado Mountain Club.

Please check out our Activity Schedule page for trips and other club activities. Guests are welcome to sign up for trips and activities. Please come and try us out!

If you decide to join us on a trip as a guest, you will need to call the trip leader to see if the trip is still open (sometimes there are participant limits). You will also need to sign a Release of Liability form. This form can be obtained from a trip leader, or on our Membership page as part of the membership application. As a guest, to find a trip leader's contact information please call Membership services at 800.633.4417.

Note that all of our leaders are trained in leadership, safety and first aid skills.



May 27, 2015 Dr. Joe Grim of the National Center for Atmospheric Research will present on Weather Preparedness While Hiking in the Mountains at the Fort Collins Collins Senior Center from 7-9:00PM.

Learn more at the Monthly Program Page.


The 2015 Alpine Scrambling Course registration is now open. Learn more about the course here.

The application form is available in two formats:
1) As a PDF version for printing and manually completing via the link here. And
2) As an MS Word document for downloading and electronically completing via the link here.


The May 2015 NEWSLETTER is now available!

The Forest Service updated trail closure page: Current trail closures are listed here.
Here is a Current Map of the closed areas.


Fort Collins Group Council Members for 2015
(Terms run from January 1st through December 31st)

Chairperson Ward Whicker (970) 225-3747 Email Ward
Immediate Past Chair Don Carpenter (970) 267-6793 Email Don
Secretary Carolyn (970) ###-#### Email Carolyn
Treasurer Kate Polk (970) 218-7812 Email Kate
       
Activities JoAnn Herkenhoff (970) 443-3578 Email JoAnn
Leadership & Safety Tom Chapel (970) 420-3568 Email Tom
Membership & Public Relations Chris Haugen (512) 701-7039 Email Chris
Communications Director Scott Farquhar (970) 980-7781 Email Scott
Program Director Bob Dietz (970) 290-6112 Email Bob
       
Web Page Maintence York (970) 221-5929 Email York
Trails Laura Hinds (970) 964-6017 Email Laura
       
Mountain Hiking School David Wasson (970) 207-1795 Email David
Trip Leadership Course Tom Chapel (970) 420-3568 Email Tom
Basic Mountaineering Course Gordan Thibedeau (970) ###-### Email Gordan
Rock Leading Course Need Volunteer (970) ###-#### Need Volunteer