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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)
  • 32
  • 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 (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...

  • LEPSKI (10th December 2007)

    I have skiied Purgatory (locals loving name) since 1982 and have lived on and off in Durango for the same time frame, and once again am living in Durango. I...

  • brandon ( 3rd October 2007)

    an amzing experimence we love this place so big and lots of room to ski we live in az so we come here some and we love it nice and the back is big and very ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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