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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.
  • 3.5

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
  • 3.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.4
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.6
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Overall Value
  • 3.7

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 ...

  • 3.5

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  • Tommwright (22nd October 2009)

    i am a local at this ski resort and i cant stress enough that this is not a good resort. the runs are all pretty much all worn out (not groomed properly) an...

  • Jim7445 (23rd March 2009)

    The Good: Wide intermediate runs to accommodate a wide ability range of skiers. Challenging runs for the more advanced skiers. Lift 1 (6 person lift) and...

  • BSbost (19th March 2009)

    I took 2 of my teenage boys during the first few days of spring break 2009. I was shocked in that outside of adding a new expensive small lodge, and a few ...

  • skibear (19th February 2009)

    I've been here about 6 times over the last 10 yrs. and this one had to be the worst of all. Slushy conditions and not enough snow. Weird since all the oth...

  • masterdel (18th February 2009)

    I have been skiing purgatory since 1970 wow the changes every year have been amazing. The runs are great snow board terrains are good and night life and re...

  • HBC (27th January 2009)

    This is a great mountain that is 20-25 minutes from town. That is unless you don't know how to drive in snow or in the mountains. Don't believe the 45 minut...

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