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. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.
  • 3.8
  • Beginner
  • 3.9
  • Intermediate
  • 3.9
  • Advanced/Expert
  • 3.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.7
  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.6
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Overall Value
  • 3.2

Helpful Highlights:

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...

  • 3.8

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  • anonymous_user (31st December 2007)

    The snow was great, the people were friendly and I think DMR is a nice hill overall, but it doesn't make my top 10. If you're not used to high altitude you...

  • anonymous_user ( 2nd January 2007)

    durango got no snow from the recent massive system that moved thru. zero inches. besides, they're not big on hospitality there. the locals are a bunch of ru...

  • best skier on the mountain (24th February 2015)

    Purg is a fun mountain for beginners. Not much steep stuff and the tree skiing is nothing good. Nothing on the mountain should be more than a black diamond....

  • Tommwright (22nd October 2009)

    i am a local at this ski resort and i cant stress enough that this is not a good resort. the runs are all pretty much all worn out (not groomed properly) an...

  • TexasSkier (24th January 2009)

    Our first day was Thursday, January 22 and the mountain was pure slush with huge sections of mud and rocks on the trails. They have no base what-so-ever. ...

  • DMRBlows ( 6th December 2008)

    The mountain is horrible, very flat, horrible service, painfully slow lifts especially on the backside, I think chair 8 from midway up was timed 22 minutes....

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