Clair Tappaan Lodge
19940 Donner Pass Road, Norden, CA 95724
Phone: (530) 426-3632
Web: www.clairtappaanlodge.com ►
Nestled in the woods on historic Donner Pass, the historic Clair Tappaan Lodge offers a rustic mountain retreat for snow enthusiasts and summer adventurers alike. Across the street from Sugar Bowl, less than 2 mi from the Pacific Crest Trail, and 25 mi from Lake Tahoe, Clair Tappaan is your headquarters for year-round recreation in the Sierra Nevada.
All accommodations are bunk-style with twin-sized beds and communal bathrooms. Choose from single-gender dorms, private twin rooms, or larger family rooms to suit your needs. Each bed comes with a fitted sheet and pillow. Guests are asked to bring their own bedding and towel. Sleeping bags and towels are available for rent at the front office. An onsite laundry room is stocked with free, environmentally friendly detergent and available 24/7.
Their professional kitchen staff serves hearty, family-style meals every day. Breakfast is served at 8am and dinner at 6pm in a charming dining room. For lunch, guests prepare healthy bag lunches at the sandwich bar. Complimentary hot cocoa, coffee, and tea are available throughout the day.
Meals can be purchased individually or as a daily package. Vegetarian options are available at no extra cost and should be requested in advance. Refrigerators, food storage lockers, and microwaves are located throughout the building and are available to all.