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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)
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  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
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  • 3 Star Reviews (13)
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  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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 ...

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Purgatory Resort Now Offers Mountain Bike & Scenic Chairlift Rides

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The Most Powerful Pass in the Southwest is Now on Sale at the Lowest Price of the Year!

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