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

    Durango Rocks

    by markiemark - 17th March 2010

    Pros: Mountain backside. Quick lifts, great ski school

    Cons: Purg, Purgatory, DMR, Durango, so, what is their real name?

    Love this place, the base upgrades rock. Good fast food service, love the "beach" fire pit. Great staff, easy to get to back side. Two nice places to grab ... Full review

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  • 4

    Nice Surprise

    by maasman - 9th March 2010

    Pros: beautiful views, good terrain, good trees

    Cons: a couple of lifts are old/slow

    Hadn't initially planned on going to Durango, but wanted to go to Wolf Creek and found we could fly into Durango and both resorts were close together. Spen... Full review

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  • 5

    A Pleasant Surprise

    by runner/skier - 25th February 2010

    Pros: Trails that are fun to ski

    Cons: The mid-mountain restaurant, (Dante's Deck), had limited food options when we were there

    My visit to Durango/Purgatory last week was sandwiched between what turned out to be epic days at Telluride and Silverton Mountain. I just wasn't expecting... Full review

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  • 4


    by ecskis - 10th January 2010

    Pros: Great town, beautiful surroundings

    Cons: Limited backcountry at resort, town and resort are seperate

    Been going to Durango for years and love it. The only downside to the resort is that there is very limited backcountry/off piste skiing. The new terrain t... Full review

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  • 5

    A GREAT Christmas

    by pjhughes3 - 31st December 2009

    Pros: Fabulous staff and beautiful scenery

    Cons: Small Airport and Weather don't always mix

    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 ... Full review

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  • 5

    Durango is Great for Families and Couples and is Amazingly Beautiful!

    by SunnyQ - 8th November 2009

    Pros: Peaceful, Family Friendly, Variety of Activities, Incredibly Beautiful, Reasonably Priced

    Cons: The old Purgatory Lodge was inadequete, but the new lodge and pool are great.

    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... Full review

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