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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
  • 3.9
  • 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)
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  • 3 Star Reviews (13)
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  • 2 Star Reviews (5)
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  • 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 (19th March 2007)

    Spring snowing conditions at DMR March 17-18. Ice hard in the morning and peanut butter slush in the afternoon. Lots of bare spots on runs that were just ...

  • steffenwolf ( 2nd March 2007)

    There's that guy again. Dan Gibson. I want your job Dan. It appears you just travel around all winter skiing every resort in the rockies and posting very...

  • stevierayt9 (23rd February 2007)

    Feb 17 thru 20 Good conditions all 4 days. Fresh powder for 2 days. The employees and staff at DMR were all wonderful. The only issues we had at DMR wer...

  • Dan Gibson (19th February 2007)

    Durango Mountain Resort, as it has been called the last few years, is a fine, modest-sized, snow sports center in the dramatic San Juan Range of southwester...

  • gentrysm (19th February 2007)

    2/15-2/17 Powder conditions first two days made the skiing great. A few things everyone needs to know about DMR though. First, it is a 30 minute drive from ...

  • anonymous_user (18th February 2007)

    Fabulous time while skiing Purgatory. The snow was just fantastic and the runs were long and varied. We also found the locals to be both helpful and frien...

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 Purgatory Resort Now Offers Mountain Bike & Scenic Chairlift Rides - ©Kim Oyler, director of communications at Purgatory Resort

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!

Resort officials with the largest ski area collective in the Southwest announced details of the 2017/2018 Power Pass, which is now available at the lowest price of the year, with no price increase, an extended no-interest payment plan, and unlimited access to five ski resorts in Colorado, New Mex...

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