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GTCR Work Week


Work Week 2016.

Entries for the 2016 work week raffle will be accepted between March 1 and March 31 2016. Please email gtcr@americanalpineclub.org between those dates to have your name entered in the raffle. Raffle winners will be notified early in April.

Look forward to seeing you all this summer.

Work Week will be held at the Grand Teton Climbers' Ranch this year from Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 10th. Work Week is an annual tradition at the Climbers' Ranch during which general maintenance is performed to prepare for the summer season. The ranch opens to the public on June 10th. Work Week projects include clean-up of the cabins and property, staining cabins, minor plumbing and carpentry repairs, painting window, door, and screen frames, etc. Skill and experience are welcome but not required. Volunteers are served at least one generous meal each day, courtesy of the ranch. Work Week volunteers are also entitled to stay at the ranch for a period of time during the month of June. Begin your summer with June in the Tetons!

Work Week 2015 was a great success. Please join us in 2016.


Work week is an opportunity for volunteers to help prepare the Ranch for opening in exchange for some free lodging during the month of June. Each year volunteers—skilled and unskilled—donate their time to help with everything from routine maintenance issues (fixing leaky toilets, testing smoke detectors, and setting parking lot logs) to capital projects (building cabinets and staining cabins). To qualify for free lodging later in the month you must have worked each of the five days of work week.

Of course, work week is also about rekindling old friendships… and making new ones.

The 2011 Work Week was June 6 - 10. Read more about Work Weeks on the Friends of the GTCR page on on The Club's blog, Inclined.

"What a fantastic time at Work Week 2011! it's easy to become a lifer for the Ranch. Had I know about the Ranch last summer, I would have not crawled into the back of my truck to shiver at the back of the bagel shop in Wilson after enduring a torrential down pour and an earthquake coming off the Grand... a warm shower would have been sooooo nice... now I know better!"

—Tiia Antere


Your membership supports the Grand Teton Climbers' Ranch, as well as a whole host of other great things.

Only AAC Members get $10,000 in Global Rescue Insurance and Services, Exclusive Deals on Insurance, guidebooks mailed to you—free—from the extensive AAC Library, and the rest of the great AAC Member Benefits.

Contact The AAC for more information.

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