Our Covid 19 Response

Clair Tappaan Lodge, Hutchinson Lodge and the four backcountry huts are temporarily closed. 

At this time we are only accepting group inquiries for all of our facilities. California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced group guidelines on April 2, 2021 and we will consider inquiries for Clair Tappaan Lodge and Hutchinson Lodge July 5, 2021 or later. The huts June through November 2020. Winter reservation for the huts will open in November. Please email reservations@clairtappaanlodge.com with dates/huts requested and phone contact information. A representative will call the primary group contact to attain information to submit an event request and discuss rates. All event requests will be reviewed by operations management and the Sierra Club safety and risk management team. We will be taking into consideration the CDPH guidelines, guidelines issued by the County the hut is located in

and Sierra Club protocols.


This is an extremely challenging time for all and we appreciate your patience and understanding.


Nestled in the woods on historic Donner Pass, Clair Tappaan Lodge offers a rustic mountain retreat for snow enthusiasts and summer adventurers alike. Approximately one mile from the Pacific Crest Trail and 25 miles from Lake Tahoe, we’re your headquarters for year-round recreation in the Sierra Nevada.


Your rustic mountain getaway is just a few clicks away!


Food and friendship are at the core of the Clair Tappaan experience.


Year-round outdoor activities surround you on Donner Summit.


Check out all the exciting things happening at Clair Tappaan Lodge this year.