American Alpine Club lodging options within walking distance from great climbing supports the climbing lifestyle we all enjoy. Together we create and support facilities in locations that add opportunities for climbers to pursue their dreams, gather, and share their experiences.

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Sam Pryor Shawangunk Gateway Campground


The Samuel F. Pryor III Shawangunk Gateway Campground (Gunks) Campground is currently closed for the season. The recent snowstorm will delay opening of the Campground. The reservation system is now accepting bookings beginning April 27th. Check this website and the Gunks Campground Facebook page for additional updates.

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Grand Teton Climbers' Ranch


The Grand Teton Climbers' Ranch is closed for the season, but when open offers the most affordable and accessible lodging for climbers visiting Grand Teton National Park. Located a mere three miles south of Jenny Lake and four miles north of the Park Headquarters in Moose, WY, it provides perfect access to the climbing in the Tetons.

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New River Gorge


The shower house is closed for the season, but you can still camp! There is a port-a-pottie on-site and water is available. Camping is $5.00/person/night, CASH ONLY. The reservation system will open March 13th for reservations beginning April 13th.

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Hueco Rock Ranch


Located just three miles from the world’s best bouldering Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site and is 20 miles west of El Paso Texas. The Hueco Rock Ranch is the perfect spot to set up camp and hang with your fellow climbers.

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Affilate Lodging

The AAC has numerous regional lodging options across the country and around the world. Some we own and/or operate for the benefit of all climbers (though AAC members get a substantial discount). In other cases, we negotiate partnerships that give our members special discounts or access.

View a complete list of lodging options.