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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
  • 3.9
  • 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)
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  • 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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  • alan_m30 (20th February 2008)

    Me and 5 frieds go every year this time of the year. We always have a good time and the people that work there are really helpfull and nice. we sometime...

  • anonymous_user (18th February 2008)

    Durango Mountain Resort rocks! The snow has been incredible during our two visits this year. The new lodge and planned additional skiing on the backside wil...

  • anonymous_user (29th January 2008)

    VERY kid friendly, LOCALs' favorite, best fish tacos in the San Juan Mountains... Fresh, healthy, and fast! Hit it on your way home from the mountain....

  • anonymous_user (25th January 2008)

    The resort is awesome! I recommend coming not during holidays because that is when it is really crowded. And you should come during the week when the loca...

  • anonymous_user (24th January 2008)

    We just returned from four wonderful days of skiing. The ski runs were in perfect condition, the weather was wonderful, the mountain was ours as there were ...

  • Springaman (13th January 2008)

    I snowboard and live in Missouri. I went to Durango in January and they had no terrain park open. I went to durango because they preached about how awesome ...

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 Purgatory Resort Now Offers Mountain Bike & Scenic Chairlift Rides - ©Kim Oyler, director of communications at Purgatory Resort

Purgatory Resort Now Offers Mountain Bike & Scenic Chairlift Rides

Purgatory Resort offers, for the first time in its history, regular mountain bike and scenic chairlift rides on its high-speed six-person chairlift, the Village Express Lift 1.

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The 10 Best Summer Events in Colorado  - ©Telluride Blues & Brews

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Can't-miss Colorado summer events for all of those whose mountain adventures don't stop when the snow does.

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The Most Powerful Pass in the Southwest is Now on Sale at the  Lowest Price of the Year! - ©Kim Oyler, director of communications at Purgatory Resort

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

Resort officials with the largest ski area collective in the Southwest announced details of the 2017/2018 Power Pass, which is now available at the lowest price of the year, with no price increase, an extended no-interest payment plan, and unlimited access to five ski resorts in Colorado, New Mex...

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3.30 Snow Before You Go: White Room West, Northeast

The storm track favors both the West and the Northeast for new snow in the next five days.

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