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.

Check out our latest issue of our Sierra Club Newsletter from Clair Tappaan Lodge Support Team …… it has lots of great information about our Fundraiser in July – May 2018 Clair Tappaan Lodge Newsletter

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! 

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.  This was the Event:  ANNUAL FUNDRAISER FOR OUR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM – Builders of the Future  Please mark your calendars and join us for this fun weekend filled with great hikes, awesome music, inspiring guest speakers, terrific meals, and much more.  $210 includes lodging for two nights and all meals and activities.  .  Here’s more information from our Clair Tappaan Lodge Support Team:   May 2018 Clair Tappaan Lodge Newsletter.   Milton Hildebrand, one of the original Clair Tappaan Lodge builders, will be joining us for this fundraiser.  He reached 100 years of age on June 15th.  Call now to make a reservation:  530-426-3632.  Make sure you mention that you are part of the fundraiser weekend.  

August 10 & 11, 2018 – Lodge Closed for Wedding – Did you know you can reserve Clair Tappaan Lodge for Exclusive Use?  Check out our Wedding Page or contact the Lodge for more details. 

September 8 & 9, 2018 –TRAIL & VISTA ART HIKES – Create a Summit experience with a combo art hike ticket and stay at Clair Tappaan Lodge.  Create community:  Eat, Stay, Explore, Enjoy.  These guided art hikes are for small groups of 22 people.  Participants will see 8 art sites with music, poetry, storytelling, dance, and land art.  This is a 2 1/2 to 3 hour moderate hike with art performances and installations that attendees rave about each year …… “Amazing!” and “Supremely magical experience!”   How does this transpire?  You hike in small groups with an experienced guide.  Whether it’s Mother Nature (she’s there) or another one of our beloved volunteers, he/she will guide your way into a parallel universe with surprises along every turn. Treat yourself to a few well-deserved hours breathing in the fresh mountain air while embracing an experience like no other with music, dance, storytelling, and land art.    

Clair Tappaan Lodge will be offering two hikes each day:  9:45 AM and 11:45 AM.  Tickets for these hikes go on Sale on Earth Day, April 22nd.  The prices for these hikes are $10 for Children and $35 for Adults.  Prices go up on August 1st to $15 for Children and $45 for Adults.  

Call the lodge to make a reservation:  530-426-3632.   To learn more go to



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