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Reviews for Purgatory
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WE love Durango and Purgatory! Great town and super friendly locals and visitors on the mountain!!! Its a surprisingly large ski area and never has disappointed ... spend a lil bit more and stay at the main lodge or if a a bigger group stay at the amazing Elk Point properties ( we need!! pretty nice!!)... Full Review
great snow. plenty of choices for runs. good value... Full Review
Overall a pretty good resort. It can get really busy on weekends. I also thought that a lot of these runs were pretty difficult for beginners but they did have lots of lifts running which helped with the crowds. ... Full Review
If it’s a busy day you better be early or you maybe be driving around for a long time to find a parking spot v you can go up and drop everyone off but you might be parking down the road although there are multiple shuttles. Lift 4 is a 20 minute ride which seems forever especially when ski school starts using it. Overall it was an amazing place with a vast amount of trails to try and never felt crowded at all. Highly recommend this place!... Full Review
This has been our best family vacation! It’s a family friendly environment and the staff have treated us so good. The kids enjoyed everything about the snow ❤️... Full Review
TJ Garrick III
A beautiful and relatively quiet place. Great skiing with good snowpack ... Full Review
Would recommend. Short lines. We had a great time I learned to ski here and picked it up in a bout an hour due to the great instructors. Very good for intermediate skiers.... Full Review
I did enjoy 2 days skiing here in January 2021. HOWEVER, SIGNAGE WAS AWFUL!!! I would study the pocket map as well as the rare Big Signs upon getting off the lift. Yet, over 2 days, never knew my location for certain due to Shzitty signage. I would start following a trail,then come across multiple intersections where multiple trails go off in every direction with ZERO signs to help you. So every run down was a mystery ride as it was IMPOSSIBLE to follow my planned route.... Full Review
March 2019 we stayed at a ski in/ ski out condo and hard a fantastic time. Snowed several days while we were skiing. Lift tickets don't break the bank either! ... Full Review
Amazing town and resort. This resort has all the charm of a quiet mountain town with upscale amenities.... Full Review
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