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Spectacular Views Of Ski Valley & Peaks

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Looking for adventure? The mountaineer's cabin at taos ski valley cabin, once the highest residence in new mexico. Full of light and views of kachina peak and Al's run. Warning: only for the extreme: there are 82 steps that lead up to the entrance. 4 wheel drive is a must to get up to the parking at the base of the steps. Chains and studded tires can help too. It is possible that one may have to hike 300 ft to access if there is a storm. Road is regularly plowed and graveled. Knowledge of the road helps one to navigate with appropriate necessary speed. Upon arrival, experience a calm, light, charming space, often used for meditation and retreat. Spectacular. Comfort and confidence in the mountains for this adventurous cabin is a must!


Property Manager
Page Patterson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Page Patterson

The owner Tad is a film maker and travels the world making films often of indigenous cultures. Tad knows the high mountains of the Himalayas & Andes, has knowledge of the high mountain people of the globe.

Page Patterson purchased this cabin in 1991

Why Page Patterson chose Taos Ski Valley

This place was bought as a ski cabin but most importantly as a retreat space. Yoga & Meditation are an integral part of this space as are sun light, vistas & warmth from the wood stove.

What makes this cabin unique

I am the property manager lucky enough to manage this special place. There is a peace and serenity here that I rarely find in properties. Also there is a sense of welcome here. The owner wants others to benefit from and enjoy this mountain abode.

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Martini Tree
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Rio Grande, John Dunn Bridge
Car: recommended

This cabin is located a 5 minute drive from the lifts of Taos Ski Valley. Trials up to Wheeler and Gold hill begin off the front porch. 83 sometimes snow covered steps lead up the cabin. Four wheel drive is required in the winter. This cabin is for the extreme, hence the name: Mountaineer's Cabin.

Amenities

Taos Ski Valley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • washer dryer in bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Living room - 2 twin/ single
  • one bedroom and then 2 twin beds in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • snowboarding

Reviews

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Spectacular Views Of Ski Valley & Peaks
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
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Spectacular Vies of Ski Valley

  • 3 of 5

My wife and I had a few days away in the mountains and this cabin has spectacular views. A few things that folks need to know is there are 82 steps leading up to the cabin so it's not for the faint at health or heart. Maybe it's my misunderstanding of what was expected but we were not greeted with any instructions on what was or was not required upon our arrival and departure. No bathroom condiments are furnished (i.e., shampoo nor soap). There was 1 coffee filter and enough coffee for one morning. Again, maybe it was my misunderstanding but these would be essentials in a motel/hotel so guess I just thought they would be provided here as well. I would suggest the owner spray for bugs as we did fight bugs often while inside. Might suggest a professional cleaning as well. Cob webs and dust layered many surfaces. I don't want to really be negative, just suggest some improvements. We did really enjoy our stay and, once you get to the cabin, the view and peaceful atmosphere are worth the stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so sorry about the coffee filters- there should have been more. There is coffee in the freezer. There is shampoo and soap below the bathroom sink, I'm sorry they were not in plain view. Also, there is a welcome letter on the kitchen table. Was this missing? The cabin was professionally cleaned on Monday, unfortunately dust does settle in the 6 days until your arrival. I believe the steps and intensity of the cabin is clear in the listing: I believe 'not for the faint of heart' makes it clear. Indeed, this is the Mountaineers Cabin. Sorry it did not meet your expectations. Potential guests: there are many condos available for rent at the base of the ski valley, a more mellow experience in many ways.
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5

Fantastic Cabin!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay and Page is amazing!!! Everything about this cabin is spectacular!!! Would definitely recommend this place for people that want to get away for a relaxing stay. The trails are amazing and the views are breathless!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice to meet you all! And very happy you enjoyed that magical place. Happy summer and keep adventuring;-)
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5

Rad place!!

  • 5 of 5

Very cool and unique cabin! The property manager was super friendly and helpful as well. I definitely plan to come back. Thanks guys!!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful view of the mountain.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect mountain cabin get away

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were in the area for a weekend of hiking and this rental worked perfectly for us. The cabin is in the ski valley but nicely away from the main area so you get even more privacy and feel closer to the nature which is literally all around you. The cabin was quaint, comfortable and a great respite from our daily adventures.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wow

  • 5 of 5

I'd like to say that this place is horrible... So that you won't rent it when I want to be here. This place is amazing! It is beautiful, peaceful, and just what a person needs to get away. Now, believe them when they say there are 83 steps. Please don't bring a suitcase. Also, be able to drive a small mountain road if you stay here. Otherwise... come. The peacefulness is indescribable. Page, the property manager is AWESOME!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.8%

This is a spectacular place and guests need to be 100% SELF RELIANT.
4 wheel drive in winter is REQUIRED.
It is dangerous for others in the area and selfish if you decide to just go for it with out, you will then be dependent on others to rescue you and or your car - this is UNACCEPTABLE.
This is a spectacular place and guests need to be 100% SELF RELIANT.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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