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Casa de Toro Overview

Nestled in among the spruce, fir, and aspen of Carson National Forest, Casa de Toro is a 2,244 square foot, all-electric, 3-level, 3-bedroom, 2-bath chalet that sleeps 8 people.  The unique character of New Mexico is evident throughout with every room having tongue-and-groove white pine ceilings and hand-plastered walls.  

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Main Level

The second level is the main living floor of Casa de Toro and where you'll probably spend most of your time.

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Loft

The third level of Casa de Toro is the loft consisting of the second bathroom and an open bedroom/seating area that sleeps 4.

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Ground Level

The ground level of Casa de Toro, both inside and outside, is the utility level.

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History of Casa de Toro

The story of Casa de Toro began in 1969 when our parents found the perfect place — the Taos Ski Valley — to build their long-sought cabin "in the mountains".

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Where is Casa de Toro?

Here is a map that shows where Casa de Toro is located within the Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area:

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The Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area

The Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) mountain range was formed about 135 million years ago when a geologic "uplift" pushed sub-surface hot rock up into the plains area between what is now Taos and Red River, New Mexico.  The original mountains were much higher than they are today, but gradually, wind and water weathered away the outer crust of the mountains exposing the previous hot rock, called "igneous intrusive."

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Books About Taos

Here is just a sampling of books you might find interesting about Taos and the surrounding area.  A few are quite old, but still available.

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Books About Notable People

Here is a sampling of books about some of the notable people of Taos:

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Maps of the Taos Area

Here are some maps of the Taos area:

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Videos Involving Taos

Here are a couple of videos involving Taos:

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Music From Taos

This is music from Taos:

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