Don Carpenter, Group Chairman, welcomes you to the Fort Collins Group of the Colorado
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
Fort Collins CMC at the Sustainable Living Fair
Fort Collins CMC is planning to have a booth at the Sustainable Living Fair
this year on September 20 and 21
(Sustainable Living Fair Link).
If you attend the fair, stop by and say "Hello". At the Fair we will have
information on the Colorado Mountain Club and will talk to attendees about how
the club is a great way to learn new skills and meet like-minded folks who like
to get outdoors. Please let anyone who is considering joining the club that
there is a $25 discount on new memberships at the fair.
The 15th annual Sustainable Living Fair offers a weekend of events designed to
educate people of all ages and backgrounds about sustainable living practices,
renewable energy, green building, green living, Yoga, natural health, social
responsibility, organic & local agriculture and more. The fair presents four
diverse keynote speakers, 250 exhibitors, 75 workshops, hands-on demonstrations,
Family Planet with activities for all age groups, an alternative fuel vehicle
showcase, a silent auction, local food, live entertainment, and a beer garden
with local craft beer, wine, hard cider and mead. Go to http://www.SustainableLivingFair.org for more
information on the fair.
Remember, Monthly Programs start up again on September 24, 2014 at the Fort
Collins Senior Center. The Social Hour starts at 7PM followed by the speaker
starting promptly at 7:30PM. Eryn Mills, Great-Granddaughter of Enos A. Mills
starts the fall speakers series on Sept. 24th talking about Enos' life. Mark
Sickles follows on Oct. 22nd talking about Namibia.
Learn more about each program on the
Monthly Program Page.
The Fort Collins Group Annual Dinner is scheduled at 6PM Saturday November 8th,
2014. Festivities will take place at The Lodge at MacKenzie Place. This year's
program is presented by world climber
Learn more about the program and how to register on the
Annual Dinner Flyer.
The Forest Service updated trail closure page:
Current trail closures are listed here.
Here is a
Current Map of the closed areas.