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Purgatory Resort

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Address: 1 Skier Pl, Durango, CO 81301-9627 (Formerly Durango Mountain Resort)
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+1 970-247-9000
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Purgatory Resort is a family-friendly, four-season resort offering a...

Purgatory Resort is a family-friendly, four-season resort offering a variety of activities for all ages. In the winter, enjoy alpine skiing and snowboarding, snow shoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, Nordic skiing, snowmobiling and more. Summer and fall offers hiking, mountain biking, Alpine Slide rides, zipline, scenic chairlift, disc golf, bungee trampolines, climbing walls, miniature golf and more.

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Good overall experience, disappointed in how kids gear was secured

First time we did ski school with little ones (2 & 5 years old). The staff was welcoming and very good with all the kids. My only complaint was that neither child was dressed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kacor
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Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great ski area we were here when they had fresh snow and the glade skiing is unbelievable definitely try Dantes they have a baked potato that they put all the fixings on We skied here for two days and it was non-stop fun Super friendly people great but I definitely want to come back

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Thank Kathy H
Fort Worth, Texas
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family stayed at the Elk Point ski in/ski out condos. The condo was roomy and had nice amenities. The customer service was excellent. The skiing was the best skiing of my life. We had around 20 inches of snow in 4-5 days. My brother-in-law lost his phone on the pandemonium run and we realized it after the lift closed.... More 

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Thank Zach C
Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We come snow skiing here every year. It's an easy drive from Texas and the skiing is always great. We enjoy the many activities they resort has to offer like snow shoeing, snowmobiling, and tubing. All the staff have been extremely friendly and are always available to answer questions. Great place for a vacation!

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic Day. My daughter did the Never Ever Snowboard, I did the Never Every Ski and my husband did the Snowbiking on December 29, 2016. We all had group instruction in the a.m. by expert instructors on site. My instructor was Graham. He was terrific. Patient, kind and very knowledgeable. My daughter's instructor was Kylle. She said he was great... More 

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Durango
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They have had plenty of powder this year. The trails have had a good mix of groomed packed powed and ungroomed powder. The tree skiing has been great off of Pauls Park and Poets Glade. McCormicks and Ambassadors need a lot more powder before the steep slopes and tight trees become fun. The best part is the high speed lift... More 

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Thank Don F
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Resort nice and easy to climb Good restaurants in Durango, co. It is a nice place for kids, good classes and good skiiing. I would like to come again. We rented a nice house with airbnb and it was close to the mountain

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great slopes, trails, and services with friendly and helpful staff. Great experience for my boys who are just learning.

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Thank hancock1911
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time we did ski school with little ones (2 & 5 years old). The staff was welcoming and very good with all the kids. My only complaint was that neither child was dressed properly for the outside. Headwear, footwear, and gloves. Being from Arizona they are not skilled in securing winter gear ( that, and they are only 2... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second trip to Purgatory Resort and it was even better this time around! The last time I was here was during Memorial Day weekend, and we got to do the Alpine Slide and check out the stores and restaurants. We had such a great time that we decided to come back for New Years. Everyone in our... More 

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Thank Vanessa Z
Fort Worth, TX
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152 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Mountain Resort, great skiing, tubing and snowboarding! We had to park in overflow parking since it was so busy, but the shuttle was fast! Great visit!

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