Mountaintop Cabin: Views, 14 Mi to Ski Apache

Property ID: 467332AltoNMUS
Sleeps 41 BR1 BA


Sitting at an elevation of 8,600 feet, this Alto vacation rental greets you with crisp mountain air, direct access to trails in the Lincoln National Forest, and if you’re lucky, a visit from local wild horses! Additionally, this cabin includes 1 lofted bedroom, a full bathroom, and an open living area that converts into a cozy sleeping space for your fellow outdoor lovers. Ready to explore? Attractions like the Monjeau Lookout, Alto Lake, and many casinos are all within a short drive!


  • Self Check-In
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Essentials
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen


Location Details

PARKS & RECREATION: Ruidoso Winter Park (3.9 miles), Alto Lake and Recreation Area (4.6 miles), Grindstone Lake (10.0 miles), Two Rivers Ruidoso River Park (11.5 miles), Ski Apache (14.4 miles), Smokey Bear Historical Park (17.5 miles)

HIKING & BIKING: Lincoln National Forest (on-site), Monjeau Lookout (2.2 miles), Ruidoso River Trail (10.4 miles), Cedar Creek Trail (11.0 miles), Perk Canyon Trails (11.1 miles)

CASINOS (~13-15 miles): Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino, Billy the Kid Casino, Inn of the Mountain Gods, Casino Apache

AIRPORTS: Sierra Blanca Regional Airport (14.8 miles), El Paso International Airport (144 miles)


14 reviews
  • Super cute, tough terrain


    This tiny house was well done! So cute, welcoming, and cozy! Everything needed was there! When they say 4 wheel drive is recommended, it’s actually necessary! We had to park at the bottom and hike to the home! It’s a rough climb carrying bags so it limited what we brought up! The elk and wild horses were fun to watch. We would definitely come again, next time we will just bring the truck!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Jennifer R.
    Published August 15, 2023
  • Cozy, Close to the Slopes


    My son and I stayed for four nights in February. We arrived in Alto after it had been snowing for two days, and the property was inaccessible by its driveway. No problem - we were there to ski, after all, so more snow was just great by us! Quick call to the property manager, and they came out and plowed for us. Drove right up. Great service.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Fred V.
    Published March 14, 2023
  • Great views


    Great Mountain View's and relaxing time away! Hope to be back soon!

    Published December 13, 2022
  • Mother Nature strikes again


    When we arrived at the steep driveway, due to recent rains, it was not passable, even in our 4 wheel drive truck. The owners were unaware of this situation. Upon making contact with Willam from Evolve we were given a full refund.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Jennifer S.
    Published November 8, 2022
  • Great hideout


    Beautiful area, secluded and what we wanted. The tiny home was well appointed and clean and fresh and new. The driveway was not navigatable due to afternoon rains and washout. 4 wheel drive jeep or tractor is the only way to get to it with the driveway in its current condition (as of 8-4-22) Overall, very cool.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Todd D.
    Published September 12, 2022
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