Our CAC Lodges

The California Alpine Club, founded in 1913, owns and operates two historic lodges: Alpine Lodge in Marin County, acquired in 1925, and Echo Summit Lodge in El Dorado County, acquired in 1952.

Alpine Lodge: a rustic group lodge on Mount Tam

ALPINE LODGE is located on the south slope of Mt. Tamalpais at 730 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, CA 94941 (about one quarter mile from the “Mountain Home” bus stop). To contact the lodge, call 415-380-8250.

Alpine Lodge hosts regular Sunday hikes, seasonal club parties and overnight events. Many events are open to guests — check the Alpine Lodge Events calendar for details.

Echo Summit Lodge: a gathering place for hikers and skiers

ECHO SUMMIT LODGE is located at the summit of Old Meyers Grade, on the southern rim of the Lake Tahoe Basin, near U.S. Hwy 50 at Johnson Pass Road. To contact the lodge call 530-659-7274.

To see what’s going on at ESL, check our Echo Summit Events calendar