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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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  • Nick Pope (24th October 2010)

    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...

  • Rob (30th March 2010)

    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...

  • markiemark (17th March 2010)

    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 ...

  • Bruce ( 9th March 2010)

    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...

  • runner/skier (25th February 2010)

    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...

  • ecskis (10th January 2010)

    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...

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