Interesting news today about the Hueco Rock Ranch.
The Ranch, which has undergone changes the past couple of years with management transferring to a group of investors that included long-time owner Rob Rice, had face persistent rumors last summer that it would be closing. These fears were unfounded however as the Ranch was open for business, albeit a little worse for wear, when I arrived last November for a week-long stint.
A reader gave me a heads up the other day that the Ranch had likely been sold to the American Alpine Club with an assist from the Access Fund, and the coy “no comment” I received when I poked into the matter all but confirmed that this was likely true. Today it was finally confirmed: