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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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  • anonymous_user (14th February 2007)

    We have been here 8 times and have loved every minute. We did not get to go this year and everyone was very disappointed. The people in the area have always...

  • steffenwolf ( 7th February 2007)

    Been there 2 or 3 times. Not the best place for steeps but always good snow and some of the coolest winding, rolling blue runs around. Great shopping, dri...

  • anonymous_user ( 6th February 2007)

    I just returned from a weekend in Durango and had a great time! The whole mountain was open and I had two days to explore most of the terrain. The snow wa...

  • anonymous_user (31st January 2007)

    I had a great time this weekend, DMR (Purgatory) is a good ski mountain, and the employees were friendly and helpful. It seems the negative posts are from T...

  • anonymous_user (28th January 2007)

    I just returned from DMR. Save yourself the disapointment. The old Purgatory has been ruined by greedy/new ownership. The snow was terrible and empolyees ru...

  • anonymous_user (22nd January 2007)

    I just skied Purgatory at Durango Mountain for the past week. The conditions were incredible. Great powder skiing and many long groomed cruisers to suit the...

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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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