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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
  • 4
  • Expert
  • 3.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.3
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.8
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Overall Value
  • 3.6

81 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (28)
  • 34
  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
  • 32
  • 3 Star Reviews (13)
  • 16
  • 2 Star Reviews (5)
  • 6
  • 1 Star Reviews (9)
  • 11

Helpful Highlights:

Overall, the resort was nice, although the staff did not help us "Never-evers". There are terms for first time skiers, but Instructors did not really teach...

  • 3.5

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  • 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...

  • Anelizk88 (10th February 2013)

    This is an awesome & expanded resort plus probably one of the most affordable & beginner friendly in the NM/lower-CO area. Everything from the customer ser...

  • Stephen ( 5th March 2012)

    What a great year to visit Durango/Purgatory. Plenty of regular dumps, not very crowded, wonderful weather, fairly priced accommodations, and a great family...

  • Todd ( 5th July 2011)

    We came for Spring Break 2011 and while the temperatures were very warm, they managed to keep the place well groomed with good skiing until about 2pm each d...

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