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2015 GTCR Work Week · January 22, 2015

Interested in joining us at the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch for work week? This year’s work week will be decided by raffle visit our website to learn more.

2015 Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch Reservations Open · January 5, 2015



Reservations are now open for the 2015 season. Reserve your stay today.

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














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.