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Purgatory Resort Reviews

Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Purgatory

Planning a ski trip to Purgatory? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Purgatory stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Purgatory review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.7

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.9
  • Intermediate
  • 3.8
  • Expert
  • 3.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.5
  • Family Friendly
  • 4
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.7
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Overall Value
  • 3.6

78 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (27)
  • 34
  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
  • 33
  • 3 Star Reviews (12)
  • 15
  • 2 Star Reviews (4)
  • 5
  • 1 Star Reviews (9)
  • 11

Helpful Highlights:

Top of the mountain is good. Bottom is icy in the morning and slushy in the afternoon. Lost of bare spots. Still had fun. No lines ...

  • 3.7

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  • Bruce ( 9th March 2010)

    Hadn't initially planned on going to Durango, but wanted to go to Wolf Creek and found we could fly into Durango and both resorts were close together. Spen...

  • runner/skier (25th February 2010)

    My visit to Durango/Purgatory last week was sandwiched between what turned out to be epic days at Telluride and Silverton Mountain. I just wasn't expecting...

  • ecskis (10th January 2010)

    Been going to Durango for years and love it. The only downside to the resort is that there is very limited backcountry/off piste skiing. The new terrain t...

  • pjhughes3 (31st December 2009)

    We came to DMR and stayed at Tamarron Lodge as part of a Christmas family gathering before one son departs with the USMC. We had family come in from NYC ...

  • SunnyQ ( 8th November 2009)

    I am a Mom and a new skier, my husband is an expert skier. We have traveled to Big Bear, Vail, Ski Beach and other resorts but have fallen in love with Dura...

  • Dan (28th October 2009)

    I was fortunate enough to get to spend a week looking right at the lifts from the resort which is amazing by the way! We were waiting out a storm and even b...

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