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Don Carpenter, 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.

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). At the Fair we will have information on the Colorado Mountain Club and will talk to folks about how the club is a great way to learn new skills and meet other folks that like to get outdoors. If you would be willing to help out at the booth please contact Scott Farquhar at farqman@q.com. I do not have all the details yet, but I am hoping that folks can come out for a 4-hour shift (either 10 am - 2 pm or 2 pm . 6 pm). Even if you can't help out, come to the fair and stop by to say Hi.

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 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 2014

Chairperson Don Carpenter (970) 267-6793 Email Don
Secretary Carolyn (970) ###-#### Email Carolyn
Treasurer Kate Polk (970) ###-#### Email Kate
Activities JoAnn Herkenhoff (970) 443-3578 Email JoAnn
Leadership & Safety Tom Chapel (970) 420-3568 Email Tom
Membership & Public Relations Scott Farquhar (970) 204-6936 Email Scott
Communications Director Jim Pisula (970) 420-1211 Email Jim
Program Director Bob Dietz (970) 290-6112 Email Bob
Web Page Maintence York (970) 221-5929 Email York
Trails Kevin McCartney (970) 266-0283 Email Kevin
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