Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Durango Mountain Resort

Planning a ski trip to Durango Mountain Resort? 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 Durango Mountain Resort 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 Durango Mountain Resort review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 61.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 4.0
  • Nightlife
  • 2.6

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 21%
  • Beginner
  • 35%
  • Families
  • 42%
  • Intermediate
  • 38%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 33%
  • Advanced
  • 31%

Helpful Highlights:

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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  • 5

    Favorite Mountain. Period.

    by Amy - 10th December 2013

    Pros: Excellent terrain and high speed lifts

    Cons: Not much nightlife for the party crowd

    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... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Ski Resort that doesn't break the bank!

    by Anelizk88 - 10th February 2013

    Pros: Family-friendly, food, instructors,customer service, trails, military discounts!

    Cons: Ski Rental area disorganized/inefficient

    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... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Stay in Durango

    by snowstarvedTx - 5th March 2012

    Pros: Family friendly, varied terrain, easy access, reasonable pricing

    Cons: lots of flats, learn the mountain, slower lifts

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

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  • 4

    Good Family Skiing for all levels

    by tcsander - 5th July 2011

    Pros: Good Spring Snow

    Cons: Old Lifts

    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... Full review

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  • 4


    by Mountainbilly - 24th October 2010

    Pros: Locals Rule

    Cons: Parking

    This is a fun mountain with great locals(myself included). Some of the terrain is pretty steep but most is managable even for the weekend warrior. The Sch... Full review

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  • 4

    Durango Update

    by rsuminsby - 30th March 2010

    Pros: Friendly, variety of trails

    Cons: Limited off-piste options, lifts need updating

    I reviewed DMR (aka Purgatory) a couple years ago, but after skiing it again last weekend, felt my review warranted an update. I still like Purgatory a l... Full review

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