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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.
  • 3.6

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
  • 4.1
  • Intermediate
  • 4
  • Expert
  • 3.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.3
  • Family Friendly
  • 4
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.9
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Overall Value
  • 3.7

80 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (28)
  • 35
  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
  • 32
  • 3 Star Reviews (13)
  • 16
  • 2 Star Reviews (4)
  • 5
  • 1 Star Reviews (9)
  • 11

Helpful Highlights:

While it is lacking the quantity of steep and extreme terrain that other Southern Colorado areas and Taos have, I have become a big fan of Purgatory. It als...

  • 3.6

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  • gentrysm (19th February 2007)

    2/15-2/17 Powder conditions first two days made the skiing great. A few things everyone needs to know about DMR though. First, it is a 30 minute drive from ...

  • John ( 2nd January 2016)

    The new lift 8 is very poorly planned. Don't go to lift 8 unless you are an expert who can ski steep blacks covered in ice. The best blue runs on the moun...

  • anonymous_user (23rd February 2008)

    We were there for President's Day weekend and the mountain was so overly crowded. There were very, very long lift lines (no order - people push and cut in ...

  • 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....

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