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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)
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  • 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 (22nd January 2007)

    I just skied Purgatory at Durango Mountain for the past week. The conditions were incredible. Great powder skiing and many long groomed cruisers to suit the...

  • sea1961 (10th January 2007)

    We had a wonderful time the week after Christmas! The snow was great and they have recieved even more now!! This my 39th year the ski in Durango..It keep ge...

  • anonymous_user ( 5th January 2007)

    Not as big as the central mountain resorts but plenty of terrain to ski and no lift lines and long commutes. Great time and would recommend to anyone....

  • anonymous_user ( 4th January 2007)

    I want to put in my "two cents" about the local folks and the Resort. I was very very impressed with how friendly each and every employee was at the Durango...

  • B1hearin ( 8th December 2014)

    My family has skied here the last 2 years. Great, Great, intermediate mountain. Tons of fun. If you stay over by lift 8 you can just about have the mountain...

  • Stephen ( 5th March 2012)

    What a great year to visit Durango/Purgatory. Plenty of regular dumps, not very crowded, wonderful weather, fairly priced accommodations, and a great family...

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