The Cabin Ponder Rock

A custom built pine cabin for two secluded overlooking our 20 acre meadow and the majestic Cascades.

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A 2-night minimum is always required, 3-nights during holidays.

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Summer (mid March to mid November)   Specials
$490 per night, per couple. All accommodations are for a maximum of two people.
Summer Rate Includes:

  • Gourmet breakfast to enjoy at your private table.
  • Chef selected evening appetizers and a complimentary glass of fine wine, craft beer or sparkling cider. 
  • Trails, heated swimming pool, tennis & hot tub.
  • Specific cabin amenities listed below.

Our Chef's dinner is offered on Saturday evening beginning at 7:00pm by advance reservation for $68

A delicious packed lunch featuring Chef's created sandwich, vegetable crudités, freshly baked cookies, Lodge crafted trail mix and beverage is available with advance notice for $17

Winter (mid November to mid March)   Specials
$680 per night, per couple. All accommodations are for a maximum of two people.
Winter Rate Includes:

  • Our nightly 4-course gourmet dinner event beginning with Chef's selected appetizers and a complimentary glass of fine wine, beer or sparkling cider. Your gourmet dinner follows served to your private table in the cozy dining room with crackling fire and candlelight for a special evening.
  • Gourmet breakfast to enjoy at your private table.
  • A hearty lunch buffet to welcome you back after your morning excursions outside featuring freshly made crafted sandwiches, warm homemade soup, freshly baked cookies/brownies, and /or fresh fruit, chips and accompaniments.

Your Winter Equipment:

  • Snowshoes and poles.
  • Backcountry X/C Skies, boots and poles. Over 20 miles of trails directly out our door.
  • Toboggans and sleds for our 1700' sledding hill.
  • Snowcat or Monster 4x4 Van Transportation to the Lodge from our base parking area.
  • Specific cabin amenities listed below.
  • Further details about winter...see Winter at MHL

Cabin Amenities

  • Private deck with comfy seating and fantastic views
  • Hand-carved pine King bed with 5-Star pillow top mattress
  • Two person dual headed shower
  • River rock fireplace
  • Two person jetted spa surrounded in river rock
  • Central air conditioning
  • Spa Therapy Sensual Sea Salt bath crystals
  • Loofah body brush & exfoliating soap bar
  • Moisturizing Sea Moss conditioner
  • Relaxing Sea Fennel body lotion
  • Plush Turkish robes
  • Oversized plush bath sheets
  • Reading loft with spectacular view of the Cascades
  • High speed wireless internet
  • CD stereo system with MP3 / iPod connection
  • LCD TV for viewing from our library of hundreds of movies
  • USB charging ports
  • Refrigerator with complimentary beverages
  • Coffee maker
  • Featuring Caffe Umbria coffees & Mighty Leaf teas
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hiking sticks to explore our trails
  • Day packs with water bottles
  • Complimentary Port wine
  • Binoculars

Lodge Amenities

  • Heated swimming pool (spring, summer & fall)
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Over 30 miles of trails from the Lodge
  • Snowshoes
  • X/C skies, boots & poles
  • Lighted tennis
  • Surround sound movie room
  • Concierge service


  • The first night’s deposit is due at the time of reservation with a Visa, Mastercard or Discover.
  • A two night minimum stay is required.
  • A three night minimum is required on holidays.
  • There is $25.00 charge for reservations canceled. If a Cancellation is within 14 days of your arrival, a charge for one nights accommodation will be assessed.
  • The Lodge, Cabins and grounds are smoke free environments.
  • No open flames are allowed (ie: candles, etc.).
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Children under the age of 16 are welcome at the Lodge and Cabins only when a group reserves the entire hotel to ensure the peace and seclusion of other guests.
  • Check-in after 3:00 pm and check-out by 12:00 noon. Please do not arrive before 3:00 pm to allow time to prepare the lodge for your arrival.