Snow & Ski Conditions Purgatory

The Purgatory snow report for Apr 21 is a 27" base depth with 1 of 11 lifts open. Please note ski conditions and snowfall at Purgatory are sourced directly from the ski resort and are only recorded during the official ski season's opening to closing dates.

Recent Snowfall



Spring Snow

Mid Mountain

Packed Powder


Packed Powder
Snow Reporter Comments: Get in your end of season turns today. Lift 1 is open 9-4 today, 36 trails are open, 12 are groomed on a 29″ mid mountain base. Purgatory will be closed Mon-Thu and is scheduled to reopen Fri-Sun April 26-28. 2024/2025 Power Passes are on sale now! Get the best price of the season before April 26th!
Lifts Open
1/11 open
Runs Open
36/107 open
Beginner Runs Open
Intermediate Runs Open
Advanced Runs Open
Expert Runs Open
Acres Open

First Hand Report

No snow all week slush at the bottom of the lift. Beautiful warm weather.
1 month ago
Purgatory - Village Express Summit Webcam
17 hours ago

Resort Overview

Nov 18
Projected Opening
Apr 28
Projected Closing
Purgatory is located in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. About 26 miles north of the historic town of Durango, the resort is an inexpensive family destination that has gorgeous scenery combined with short lift lines and terrain options for all abilities. Averaging 260 inches of snow a season, Purgatory Resort offers 1,605 acres of skiable terrain. The resort’s 12 lifts allow visitors to access 101 trails and 7 terrain parks.   The resort is also close to Mesa Verde National Park, an incredible ancient city and largest archaeological preserve in the United States. The park protects nearly 5,000 archeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings.

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