Investing in a Renewable Future

Expertise in EV batteries and passion for investment led Hansol Kim ’03 to launch a new private equity firm   Many CRMS alumni graduate with a deep appreciation, and often…

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Iceland – land of fire and ice

Iceland – the famed land of fire and ice. Any earth scientist dreams about traveling to the mythical island nestled in the north Atlantic. However, its prestige extends to an…

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The Reach of Rock Climbing

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by Max Seitel-Hayes ’24 and Makai Yllanes ’23 When Climbing made its debut at the 2021 Summer Olympics, more and more people began discovering this exciting sport. Colorado’s climbing scene…

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Benefits of the CRMS Active Program

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Around 8 p.m. on a Saturday, an unsuspecting Mexican restaurant in Montrose, Colorado, was swarmed with about 40 sweaty teenage rock climbers from Carbondale. The line of bright blue t-shirts…

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Wilderness Orientation Q&A

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Here at Colorado Rocky Mountain School, we have been venturing into the outdoors since our founding in 1953. In the early days, the school piled everyone into the back of…

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River Safety Tips


As the rivers rise again this spring, I wanted to take a moment to pass on some things I think about in regards to river safety. Fast flowing mountains streams…

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Image of Students Hiking

Colorado Rocky Mountain School begins each school year by having its new students participate in a wilderness orientation, and we have done so for over 40 years. In its current format…

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