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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)
  • 34
  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
  • 32
  • 3 Star Reviews (13)
  • 16
  • 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 (10th January 2008)

    Just got back from my 2nd trip to Durango - maybe we got lucky but there was incredible snow both times. Some great black runs on the backside - good mix o...

  • anonymous_user ( 5th January 2008)

    Wow! is all I can say about Durango Mountain. Beginner? What a great place to start skiing/snowboarding. Expert? Take Lengends lift up and treat yourself...

  • anonymous_user ( 3rd January 2008)

    I just got back from Durango Mountain Resort and had a wonderful time. The snow was great as usual and the staff was very friendly. I got there about an hou...

  • anonymous_user (31st December 2007)

    The snow was great, the people were friendly and I think DMR is a nice hill overall, but it doesn't make my top 10. If you're not used to high altitude you...

  • anonymous_user (30th December 2007)

    Our family visits DMR every year it is possible. We have however taken other trips to other CO destinations, but found that we keep returning to DMR. We h...

  • anonymous_user (24th December 2007)

    The mountain is incredible. There are so many different ways down the mountain, and each way can be whatever kind of difficulty you choose. Durango is a gre...

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