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Reviews for Purgatory

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).

by: stevejohnson.tx - 29th December 2019

  • 4
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  • 4Intermediate
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  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4Family Friendly
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  • 3Terrain Park
  • 4Overall Value
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Backside lift 7 is hard to get to without a lot of poling!

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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!

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  • stevejohnson.tx (29th December 2019)

    March 2019 we stayed at a ski in/ ski out condo and hard a fantastic time. Snowed several days while we were...

  • shel.osmith (28th October 2019)

    Amazing town and resort. This resort has all the charm of a quiet mountain town with upscale amenities.

  • Shanea Shipley (16th July 2019)

    The ski boots that they put me in were terrible. I went back to the store the next day and told them...

  • Shannon (30th March 2019)

    I used to ski Purgatory as a kid in the 80’s and have some of the best childhood memories of this place....

  • blytam (15th February 2019)

    We loved our time at Purgatory last week. The mountain was beautiful and we took an amazing snowshoe hike (wow!). Wonderful staff...

  • Hank (9th February 2019)

    Some of the best cruising runs I have ever seen on the back side, but they all end up down on a...

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation