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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)
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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 (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 ( 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 (11th December 2007)

    Our family visited Durango in January (from S. Texas)and are trying to get back in March for a week and I can't believe the negative posts from some people....

  • mdickmann (16th October 2007)

    Had a nice time at Purgatory in Feb '06. I would rate it at 4.5. The weather was a little warmer than I liked, temps up above freezing during the day, but ...

  • 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...

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