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


Located just a short walk from the Trapps and Near Trapps, the new, 50-site Samuel F. Pryor III Shawangunk Gateway Campground (Gunks) Campground is the perfect place for climbers and other travelers looking to explore everything the region has to offer.

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Grand Teton Climbers' Ranch


The Grand Teton Climbers' Ranch 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


Our wooded 40-acre climbers’ campground is located on the rim of the New River Gorge National River, in West Virginia and is within walking distance of Junkyard Wall and Bridge Buttress.

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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.

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