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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.
  • 3.6

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
  • 4
  • Intermediate
  • 4
  • Expert
  • 3.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.3
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.8
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Overall Value
  • 3.7

80 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (28)
  • 35
  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
  • 32
  • 3 Star Reviews (13)
  • 16
  • 2 Star Reviews (4)
  • 5
  • 1 Star Reviews (9)
  • 11

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  • 3.6

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  • David Milford (19th January 2017)

    While it is lacking the quantity of steep and extreme terrain that other Southern Colorado areas and Taos have, I have become a big fan of Purgatory. It als...

  • Diana ( 6th January 2016)

    Wonderful skiing on 1/1 & 1/2. Some icy spots but nothing to complain about. We love lift 8, its great to go from bottom to top in 5 minutes. Have always...

  • johnrivera2116 (21st December 2015)

    elite...

  • 4105594 (19th December 2015)

    Smaller area with great snow and a little warmer than summit county. Family friendly feel that keeps us coming back every year. Durango nearby with great ...

  • Adam ( 7th March 2015)

    Fun mountain with great atmosphere. Good snow and variety of slopes. Stunning scenery and mountain views, one of the nicer resorts I have skied in North Ame...

  • Amy (10th December 2013)

    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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