Camp One was by far the BEST location, accommodation, and most importantly hosts of our 14 day excursion into Alaska. Every detail imaginable was thought out in this beautiful, secluded, private, and breathtakingly amazing cabin. From the view, to the bed, to the smallest of comforts, Peter and Martha literally thought of it all. Fresh local wildflowers greeted us and the kitchen offered us every option to cook, including spices! Most important to us was a feeling like we were staying in a home or place we'd never want to leave, and Camp One (the cabin) was just that. While we arrived early, our host was able to chat with us and provide some wonderful suggestions to the local area. One such recommendation literally was the pinnacle of our trip as we landed on Ruth Glacier through a flight seeing tour, during an unusually clear day with views of Mt. Denali summit.
The sauna and the rooftop deck provided an excellent area to enjoy the view, the warm summer air, and read a nice book. After a long day, the shower was instantly hot, and the extremely comfortable queen mattress was inviting. The living area is more than spacious for 2 couples or 4 people total if you use the Sofa Sleeper. While we didn't try it, we read many guest book entries saying it was comfy.
Being off-grid, we respected the minimal use of resources, even though every option was available and not restricted in anyway. Lots of hot water, plenty of light and electricity and an absolutely stunning view from the bedroom.
With the Alaska summer sun high in the sky through the late hours, the blackout shades in the bedroom made it easy to drift to sleep and we never heard a sound other than the local birds.
You'll probably find the most exceptional part of a stay here to be your interaction with your hosts. Peter and Martha made us feel like family in a very private and secluded setting, inspiring us to consider such a location ourselves. This experience alone would make us want to come back and visit Camp One, Peter and Martha, their two German Shepards Gunner and Odin, and Alaska. Our only regret was not staying that second night...We'll be back it's just a question of how soon.
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The whole experience was outstanding. The only thing that I can complain about was the mosquito's which were horrible. Our hosts were great in every way. Couldn't have asked for nicer accommodations.