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.
  • 3.8

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
  • Advanced/Expert
  • 3.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.6
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Overall Value
  • 3.2

Helpful Highlights:

New Legends catwalk is extremely dangerous--rocky, exposed dirt (on good snow days) and difficult to make turns. Other alternative to get to bottom of Lift...

  • 3.8

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  • Rob ( 4th January 2009)

    I skied Purgatory (or Durango Mountain Resort, as it's now known) back in the late 80's, and then again in 2008. It's a big enough resort to offer a little...

  • skibum40 (27th December 2008)

    Overall, Durango was good enjoyable skiing with moderate difficulty terrain. The staff I encounted were not real friendly, but that is minor as long as the...

  • snowhore (16th December 2008)

    This is a great area for families and skiers who are looking for good, but not extreme terrain. The lifts work just fine, despite reports to the contrary. ...

  • DMRBlows ( 6th December 2008)

    The mountain is horrible, very flat, horrible service, painfully slow lifts especially on the backside, I think chair 8 from midway up was timed 22 minutes....

  • magee ( 8th November 2008)

    i'm from NM, i ski all over the southwest, Durango is the least accommodating resort in the region. too crowded, unbearable lift lines & the locals aren't f...

  • anonymous_user (24th March 2008)

    Wow! Just spent 2 days skiing at Durango for the first time with my wife and 10year old daughter. I was shocked that the mountain was NOT crowded because of...

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