Originally Posted by AustinTraveler
Definitely not into snow.
I only mentioned these options because you stipulated when you began this thread that you were only interested in a summer place. It's difficult to suggest a "cabin in the woods" that wouldn't see snow in winter. Unless those woods were in somewhere like east Texas!
As far as difficulty getting to and from, there are flights into commuter airports in Montrose, Gunnison and I believe even Durango. Even so, highways in CO are in MUCH better condition than those in NM - generally speaking.