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GTCR Reservations Now Open · April 1, 2014

Reservations are open for the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch.  Book your stay online. Want to learn more? Check out our new GTCR brochure, made by AAC volunteer Andy Edwards.

GTCR Contract Renewal · September 28, 2012

“We have a signed contract to operate the American Alpine Club – Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch for another 10 years! Thanks to Dick Swihart and Jennifer Parker for delivering the news in person.” —Phil Powers, AAC Executive Director














Work Week 2012 Photos from the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch · June 21, 2012

Our intern Beau is quite the photographer, so we set him loose during the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch Work Week earlier this month to get some candid shots. He did well. The first round of pics is up on our Facebook Page! There will be more next week, and we’ll be sure to post some here.

Climbers’ Ranch Concession Contract Awarded · May 18, 2012

Well, we’ve been running the Climbers’ Ranch for a long time now, but every once in a while, the Park Service renews the Concession Contract. This year, we reapplied—and we got it again! Another ten great years at the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch to look forward to! Read more on the NPS site.

Rocky Mountain Rescue on Longs Peak · May 17, 2012

When Ted Eliason fell on Longs Peak’s classic Kieners Route last August, he and his then-fiancée, Kendra Thompson-Eliason (the two have since married), weren’t sure how they were going to pay for his helicopter evacuation, which totaled around $17,000. Fortunately, the Eliasons had become AAC members in March 2011—they wanted to stay at the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch during an upcoming climbing trip—and his rescue was covered, in part, by the AAC’s Domestic Rescue Insurance. Read the whole story on Inclined.

Been to the GTCR? · April 26, 2012

Here at the Club, we refer to the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch as the GTCR, because much like NASA, we’re all about the acronyms. We just redesigned the GTCR pages to make them easier for you to navigate, make reservations, or just learn about the ranch.

Volunteers Needed for 2012 Work Week at the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch · April 9, 2012

When: Monday, June 4, 2012 – Friday, June 8, 2012.
Where: Grand Teton National Park, near Jackson, Wyoming.

Work Week will be held at the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch this year from Monday, June
4 through Friday, June 8. Work Week is an annual tradition at the Climbers’ Ranch during which general maintenance is performed to prepare for the summer season.

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Welcome to the New AAC Newsfeed! · December 19, 2011

As a knowledge institution, we incessantly publish stories, photos, videos, podcasts, and other content in many forms. Since we don’t expect you to follow us in dozens of places, we recently built a news feed that gives you easy access to everything that’s happening now in your Club. Simply visit our homepage or americanalpineclub.org/news to access this one-stop-shop of stories. That’s where we pull together information from all of our various content channels, listed below.

For a more detailed list of those sources, check out americanalpineclub.org/connect!