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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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  • 4105594 (19th December 2015)

    Smaller area with great snow and a little warmer than summit county. Family friendly feel that keeps us coming back every year. Durango nearby with great ...

  • Adam ( 7th March 2015)

    Fun mountain with great atmosphere. Good snow and variety of slopes. Stunning scenery and mountain views, one of the nicer resorts I have skied in North Ame...

  • best skier on the mountain (24th February 2015)

    Purg is a fun mountain for beginners. Not much steep stuff and the tree skiing is nothing good. Nothing on the mountain should be more than a black diamond....

  • B1hearin ( 8th December 2014)

    My family has skied here the last 2 years. Great, Great, intermediate mountain. Tons of fun. If you stay over by lift 8 you can just about have the mountain...

  • bpaterno (16th November 2014)

    I would go again, but instead of staying at the base, I'd stay in Durango and commute to the slopes. ...

  • Amy (10th December 2013)

    This is really a resort for everyone. It has family friendly programs and restaurants and it also has awesome bars (during the day). If you're really lookin...

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