Private ski ranch tucked between Telluride and Crested Butte
1,750 private and pristine acres of rocky mountain wilderness
Amazing CMC Team to curate incredible experiences and cuisine
Limited to 13 ranch owner families
Surrounded by geological wonder. Too beautiful not to share. Yet too pure to share with too many. Destined to reconnect you to what matters. Let these lands take you beyond yourself. Let CMC nurture and inspire you. Couloirs, glades, & valleys… there’s beauty that inspires reverence. And grandeur that inspires adventure.
A small club on a very big mountain, CMC is a completely private area where no one competes for powder or secret fishing spots, and the luxury snowcats, snowmobiles, and ATV’s can be fired up for a host of adventures, anytime of day.
CMC is a bold vision, focused on the extraordinary and the emotion of belonging, with a limit of just 13 ranch owner families.
Representing an enduring legacy of alpine life, sport, and family, CMC is a modern wilderness refuge that offers the best of big mountain sport enjoyed in an intimate and natural setting. It’s a sanctuary for adventurous families bound by the commitment to preserve the character and beauty of the San Juan Mountains.
Colorado is just outside your door at CMC. The preservation and conservation of what makes CMC such a special place have created wide-open spaces and “only in Colorado” views that will exist forever. It’s a true gateway to an unsurpassed Colorado lifestyle.
Tucked away in southwest Colorado’s San Juan Mountains, between Telluride and Crested Butte, is the Cimarron Range. Surrounded by National Forest and public lands, and just south of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, CMC is home to some of the most inspired wilderness experiences in the country.
45 minutes (35.3 miles) east of Montrose, CO, two hours (82.1 miles) southwest of Crested Butte, CO, and two hours and 20 minutes (98.9 miles) northeast of Telluride, CO
10 minutes from the Montrose Airport, 16 minutes from Telluride, CO, and 25 minutes from Crested Butte, CO
Montrose Regional Airport, Colorado
offers private aircraft services and nonstop commercial flights from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, and San Francisco
CMC is a year-round, welcoming retreat shared by thirteen owners and their families and friends. Ownership of a 35‑acre homesite is included. Each CMC homesite has been sensitively placed, utilizing the natural benching of the terrain and careful planning to create extremely private individual sites, protecting view corridors and respecting privacy.
The unique wilderness outpost features:
Near limitless recreational activities, managed by the CMC Team
Wonder, adventure, and wilderness education
Access to thousands of acres of private lands, wilderness, streams, and rivers
1,000 acres of private skiing terrain and 950 additional skiable acres on adjacent public lands – 60+ ski runs
200 square miles of heli-skiing
Miles of trails for Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, fat tire e‑bike riding, mountain biking, and hiking
Sledding and tubing hills
World‑class fly fishing in 13 stocked on‑property ponds and big game hunting
20‑acre mountain lake for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding
World‑class rock climbing in the summer, with third‑party guides
Culinary team inspired by locally harvested and sourced ingredients
Travel planning and property management services provided by the CMC Team
The Club facilities include:
Two luxury sleeping yurts with inspiring views featuring two‑bedrooms, a sleeping loft, a living room with fireplace, a full bathroom with tub and shower, a powder room, a boot/coat area, and an outdoor deck
2,800sf four‑bedroom luxury log cabin
Kitchen/dining yurt attached by an entry building to a lounge/bar yurt
3,600sf equipment barn, 20,000sf equipment barn (in development)
7,500sf lodge with 6 bedrooms (in development)
Staff housing includes: 4,500 square‑foot six‑bedroom custom log cabin and two two‑bedroom cabins
3 passenger cats. 3 grooming cats
5 snowmobiles, 3 ATVS, 3 side-by-sides
Presenting a profound experience, an embracing welcome, and a casual luxury, where your neighbors are friends, and friends are family. Where shared passions rule the day.
We are currently sold out. If you would like to be contacted should a current owner become interested in selling, please fill out this short questionnaire:
Cimarron’s mission is to enrich the lives of its Owners by providing a unique mountain experience, with other recreational and social activities, that foster friendship and fellowship within a private, Owner-owned setting. Cimarron owns and operates a private mountain club for the recreation, pleasure, and benefit of its Owners. Ownership is offered exclusively to permit Owners the social and recreational use of the Cimarron facilities. Ownership should not be viewed as an investment, and no Owner should expect to derive any economic profits from ownership. The plans for development disclosed on Cimarron’s website and in other materials are tentative and conceptual only, and subject to change, in accordance with planning considerations, market conditions, and demand. Future improvements must be considered planned, not promised. Cimarron is not obligated to develop any specific future facility at any specific locations and, subject to any governmental land use regulation of other planning considerations, may develop future facilities in alternate locations. This is not an offer in any jurisdiction in which the legal requirements for such an offer have not been met. No Federal agency has judged the merits or value, if any, of this property.
Part of this operation is conducted on public lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management