Welcome to the American Alpine Club's Western Region—California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii—the proud home to peaks, crags, boulders, and big walls of legendary status. From Mt. Shasta and the Southern Cascades to Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada; from Joshua Tree to Red Rocks to the Cochise Stronghold and to every climb in between, our summits and crags boast rich history and epic caliber.

Banner photo: AAC member Jeff Rueppel