California Alpine Club at Sierra

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 15, 2010 9:19 am

California Alpine Club

CAC owns and operates two lodges: ALPINE LODGE, acquired in 1925, and ECHO SUMMIT LODGE, acquired in 1952.

Alpine Lodge

Alpine Lodge is located on the south slope of Mt. Tamalpais, at 730 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, California 94941 (one block from the Mountain Home bus stop). For rental information and reservations call 415-381-4975. To contact someone at the lodge call 415-388-9940. The lodge is open to members every Sunday offering scheduled hikes, hospitality, and refreshments. Revenue from lodging and CAC events provides funds for maintenance and improvements.

Echo Summit Lodge

Echo Summit Lodge is located at the summit of Old Meyers Grade above Lake Tahoe, one mile from U.S. 50 on Johnson Pass/Meyers Road. [View map (opens in new window).] The phone number is 530-659-7274. It is a large, comfortable, year-round mountain lodge in the Sierra Nevada at an elevation of 7,365 feet. The lodge commands a superb view of Lake Tahoe Basin and surrounding mountains. Forty thousand acres of rugged granite peaks and the Alpine Lakes of Desolation Valley Wilderness Area are within easy walking distance for hikers, mountaineers, and fishermen. Echo Lake, a mile from our lodge, is a delightful place in the summer for swimming, fishing, and boating. In winter, the area excels for ski touring and snowshoeing. Nearby well-known downhill ski areas include Heavenly Valley, Sierra at Tahoe, and Kirkwood.


California Alpine Club
P.O. Box 2180
Mill Valley, CA 94942-2180