Clair Tappaan Lodge hosts a variety of special events each year, from community dinners and slide shows, to outdoor gear demos and yoga retreats. Additionally, many official Sierra Club Outings use our facility as their home base for outdoor fun in the Truckee-Tahoe region. Below you will find a current list of events scheduled at Clair Tappaan Lodge. Like us on Facebook for updates and additional information about things happening at the Lodge.


November 22nd – Thanksgiving Feast at Clair Tappaan Lodge  Join us for a traditional Thanksgiving feast at Clair Tappaan Lodge (served promptly at 6PM). If you are a guest at the lodge, the feast will be included in your stay. If you are not a guest at the lodge, please call to make a reservation, and feel free to come early and enjoy the lodge. 530-426-3632. $20 per person (plus tax) Deadline: November 19, 2018.

November 23rd – Guided Snowshoe Hike at Clair Tappaan Lodge –   Join us for a Guided Snowshoe Hike, led by our Lodge Manager. We will leave from Clair Tappaan Lodge and explore Tahoe National Forest.
Bring your own snowshoes or come at 9:00 AM and rent a pair from us. The snowshoe hike will begin at 10:00 AM sharp and last about 2-3 hours. Plan on bringing your own snacks and dress comfortably (in layers). Hot chocolate and tea will be available before and after the hike.
The Guided Hike will cost $20. Please arrive by 9:00AM to purchase a ticket. Or, call earlier to reserve a spot.  All participants will receive a free pair of Farm to Feet socks (while supplies last). Call now to reserve a spot:  530-426-3632                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    


Check out our latest issue of our Sierra Club Newsletter from Clair Tappaan Lodge Support Team …… Summer 2018.   It has lots of great information about our upcoming Events and Happenings at Clair Tappaan Lodge.  

Click the link list of events and activities in the area at  Truckee/North Lake Tahoe Area and the Donner Summit Association’s website. 

Take a virtual trip to Donner Summit today by checking out the Sugar Bowl webcams.

Check out our Facebook page for updated Event listings! 

Did you know you can reserve Clair Tappaan Lodge for Exclusive Use?  Check out our Wedding Page or contact the Lodge for more details. 

If you missed our Fundraiser on July 6 -8, 2018, you can still make a donation to Clair Tappaan Lodge.  Please make your check out to Clair Tappaan Lodge, and please make sure you add that your donation is for our Environment Education Program.  Mail your check to:  Clair Tappaan Lodge, P. O. Box 36, Norden, CA 95724. Photos and videos of this event are on our Facebook page.  



June 23 – 30, 2018 – Family Fun and Service at Clair Tappaan Lodge 

July 15 – 20, 2018 – Just for Grandparents and Grandkids      

July 22 – 27, 2018 – Backpack and Base Camp for Grandparents and Grandkids        

July 22 – 28, 2018 – Mountain Medley

July 29 – August 4, 2018 – Painting Along the Sierra Trails

August 5 – 11, 2018 – Hiking and Music in Tahoe National Forest

August 19 – 25, 2018 – Introduction to Backpacking in the High Sierra

August 20 – 26, 2018 – Service and Stewardship with the Truckee Donner Land Trust

September 23 – 29, 2018 – Service and the Arts:  A Creative Week at Clair Tappaan Lodge