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August 13 - 15, 2010
Sixth Annual Clair Tappaan Lodge August Fundraiser

  Celebrating the history of the Sierra Club on Donner Summit

  Encouraging year round use

  Expanding the center for environmental education

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Stories around the campfire
S'mores and brandy

During Saturday and Sunday are a number of wonderful hikes, many with themes, organized by Rick Ramos. Among them are "The Natural and Unnatural History of the Donner Summit" led by Sue Graf, the Judah Loop, the Peter Grubb Hut, and swimming at nearby Lake Flora.

Author David Lukas, a well-known naturalist and author, will lead a nature hike.

Go here to see the list of hikes and to chose which ones you'd like to go on.

Saturday Activities

Lunch at the Warming Hut organized by Diana Vanderburg and George Homsey

Water color painting by Susan Barry

3 pm - 5 pm.  Wine and cheese reception at Hutchinson Lodge.

8:00 - 9:30 pm. Program of pictures and stories by the Donner Summit Historical Society at CTL in the Dining Room. 

Music in the CTL Living Room by Mountain Fire


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Entire Event - Adult - $155
Entire Event - Child - $75

Saturday only (all meals and events) - adult - $75
Saturday only (all meals and events) - child $25

Rates include 2 nights lodging and 6 meals and all of the weekend events and activities. 

First provided meal will be dinner on Friday night.  Last meal included will be lunch on Sunday. 

If you are not able to make it to the lodge by 6 pm on Friday, you may choose to have dinner on Sunday.  It is important to let the lodge know which dinner you choose at the time of reservation.

Please contact the lodge to make your reservation and choose the events you want to participate in (helps us provide tentative counts for our leaders.)

Phone: 530-426-3632 or 800-679-6775 or email:




Links to our previous annual fundraisers:       2009 (5th), 2008 (4th), 2007 (3rd), 2006 (2nd), 2005 (1st)
rev. August 16, 2010. Ernie Malamud