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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
  • 3.8
  • 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)
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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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  • BSbost (19th March 2009)

    I took 2 of my teenage boys during the first few days of spring break 2009. I was shocked in that outside of adding a new expensive small lodge, and a few ...

  • skibear (19th February 2009)

    I've been here about 6 times over the last 10 yrs. and this one had to be the worst of all. Slushy conditions and not enough snow. Weird since all the oth...

  • anonymous_user (25th February 2008)

    Just returned from 3 days skiing (2/21-2/23) at Durango. The snow was some of the best I've ever skied. In 3 days it hardly stopped snowing, one day we had ...

  • Springaman (13th January 2008)

    I snowboard and live in Missouri. I went to Durango in January and they had no terrain park open. I went to durango because they preached about how awesome ...

  • adiekaty ( 6th September 2007)

    Hello Everyone, First let me start by saying.... I am from Texas!!!! We had a WONDERFUL time at DMR and already booked our Christmas again! We have skie...

  • Tdubya (19th March 2007)

    Mountain is not the best that Colorado offers, in fact I'd put in in the bottom 10%. Still it has some advantages like minimal lines and areas that escape ...

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