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  • New High-Mountain Trail Running Guide from CMC Press

    CMC Press is thrilled to announce Colorado Alpine Trail Runs, a new guidebook featuring 45 spectacular high-mountain running routes that vary in length from 4 to 30 miles. Enjoy a sample chapter here!
  • New Comprehensive Climbing Guide to the San Juans Range

    CMC Press is thrilled to announce Climbing Colorado's San Juans, a new, comprehensive climbing guide to southwest Colorado. Enjoy a sample here!
  • A New Guidebook to the Lakes and High Country of Colorado

    CMC Press is thrilled to announce Classic Colorado Hikes, a new guidebook to Colorado's lakes and high country. Enjoy a sample chapter here!
  • CMC Press Holiday Gift Guide

    We've compiled a list of the best books, from stocking stuffers to expedition planners, to make the decision on what to get for everyone a little easier this holiday season. 
  • Level Up Your Campsite Cooking

    CMC Press is thrilled to announce Wild Eats, a new cookbook for outdoor adventuring. Enjoy a sample “how-to” chapter here!
  • A Walk through Colorado National Monument

    In Guide to Western National Monuments, the forthcoming guidebook from CMC Press, readers can learn about iconic landmarks like these, how to get the most out of your visit, and best practices for visiting protected areas. 

     

  • Lessons in Resiliency from the Mountains

    The Bark of the Cony is the story—told by George Nash Smith—of the journey he and his four young sons took to summit all of the 14,000-foot peaks in the continental 48 states. Chronicling the philosophy he developed along the way to adulthood, "Not if, but how," Smith imparts lessons of resiliency and fortitude to his sons and inspires readers, too.
  • Genesee Mountain Park: Denver's Birding Treasure

    Home to ponderosa, Douglas fir, and lodgepole pines, Genesee Mountain Park is a haven to birds and a hot spot for hopeful watchers to spot a range of feathered friends from mountain chickadee to western tanager. Due to it's proximity to Denver, the area is a local favorite for escaping the city during the week and observing some of Colorado's more colorful residents. 
  • Three Apostles: In the Midst of Giants

    The Three Apostles rise from the Collegiate Peak wilderness, an iconic and legendary formation of 13,000 foot peaks known as North Apostle, Ice Mountain, and West Apostle. Although these peaks are considered a technical climb and should be done with proper gear and experience, the Three Apostles Basin Trail offers an up-close view of these stunning giants, allowing hikers to sit at the feet of these magnificent peaks.
  • CMC Holiday Gift Guide

    We've complied a list of the best gifts from our favorite collections to make the decision on what to get for everyone a little easier this holiday season, all while supporting a local non-profit! 
  • Backcountry Gems: Seven Utes Mountain & Mount Mahler

    In the newly released title from CMC, Ski Touring Routes: Colorado's Front Range, readers are given regional maps, insider tips, and detailed directions on how to get there and what to expect from backcountry terrain across the Rockies. With a whole winter ahead, there's plenty of time to get as many vertical feet in as possible. 
  • Step into Joshua Tree

    In the new 25th Anniversary edition of 140 Great Hikes in and near Palm Springs, Philip Ferranti offers his notable wit and expertise in a regional guide through these diverse landscapes. 

    Here is a complimentary chapter featuring the iconic Joshua Tree National Park.