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Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Purgatory that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Purgatory stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Purgatory review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Purgatory vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).
  • 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

89 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (34)
  • 38
  • 4 Star Reviews (27)
  • 30
  • 3 Star Reviews (14)
  • 15
  • 2 Star Reviews (5)
  • 5
  • 1 Star Reviews (9)
  • 10

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I first skied Purg in 1980. The mountain has only gotten better with age. The new ownership has really improved the entire...

  • 3.5

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  • thebarkingwater (16th April 2018)

    I first skied Purg in 1980. The mountain has only gotten better with age. The new ownership has really improved the entire...

  • Jan Clark (23rd March 2018)

    This was our first experience at Purgatory and loved it! The lodge and village were so convenient! Skiing was really good after...

  • Garrett H (7th March 2018)

    Practically no lines. Front side is groomed, back side is slightly powdery. Overall conditions and better than expected and it's a blast....

  • C. (6th March 2018)

    First time skiing Purgatory. Thankfully the Purgatory Express area was pretty good skiing and made for a fun 4 days of skiing....

  • krystenpaynter (2nd March 2018)

    Loved skiing the halfpipe. Kids privates were reasonably priced. Not terribly crowded and had nice variety of runs.

  • Scott Ragland (30th December 2017)

    The snowpack is non-existent right now. Do not come unless you enjoy ice patches, crowded runs full of reckless Texans who haven't...

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Purgatory - First day skiing , Monday the 19th. Great skiing front side and back side, 5 inches of fresh powder always a blessing. TeTTTemperatures  - © Duane's iPhone
Purgatory - Snow is slow but not bad considering the season is lacking. No lift lines. Coverage is good. Variable conditions   - © Gary's 6s
Purgatory - First time here, got in last night, and this morning was awesome. White Gold all day!!!  - © anonymous
Purgatory - Powder day
  - © Jeanne Dillon’s iPhone

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