This month and next, the Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, El Pueblo, and Pikes Peak Groups have exciting guest speakers, diverse topics, and delicious food at this year's annual dinners. And the public is welcome to join all CMC members, so bring a friend to join the CMC family for food and festivities! Here's a sampling of what each dinner will offer. Visit www.cmc.org for more information.
Aspen GroupAspen's Annual Winter Banquet. We will gather on the top floor of the Mountain Chalet at 5:30p.m. for drinks and appetizers followed by adelicious buffet dinner.
$40 (October 9-October 31)
$45 (November 1-November 9)
Additional info: Choose your entree from one of the following:
- Parmesan Crusted Chicken served with a spicy tomato nage
- Choke Cherry Gastrique Beef Medallions
- Carmelized Onion & Heirloom Tomato Tart with a wild arugula salad and saba
Fort Collins Group
people to camp and live responsibly. She will have books to sign before and after her presentation. be signing and selling her book, Great Colorado Bear Stories. After our dinner, before the talk, we will take time to vote for the Fort Collins Group Council members for the coming year. At this time we also will recognize Fort Collins CMC members who have made special efforts on behalf of our Group.
Final Deadline ($35 per person) - Postmark by November 5th
Additional info: Buffet Meal Menu: Appetizer (Spanish cheeses, cured meats, olives, and roasted red peppers), salad (mixed greens with a light balsamic dressing, tricolor peppers, feta, olives, and focaccia croutons), entrée (traditional paella – saffron flavored rice combined with garlic, onions, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, and optionally chicken), dessert (apple crisp). Beverages included: coffee, tea, iced tea, ice water. Remember: Price includes tax and gratuity.
El Pueblo Group
Additional Info: Bring a dish to share
Pikes Peak Group
You’re invited to spend an evening with Steve Gladbach who will be giving a presentation on “Colorado Mountaineering - A Climber's Spiritual Journey”. Steve Gladbach is a Kansas City native who moved to Colorado 28 years ago as a young high school teacher. He credits a fortuitous encounter with Gudy Gaskill, the first female president of the CMC, with a life-changing spiritual journey that causes him to seek serenity in the rugged Colorado backcountry. Door prizes for lucky members.
Additional Info: Please choose an entree with your ticket purchase. Please call Christie Lee with additional questions: 719-635-2336