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Purgatory Resort

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Address: 1 Skier Place, Durango, CO 81301 (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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Great mountain, not used to crowds

We had a great trip to Purg. First-ever trip after years of fighting the crowds and stupid people in Summit/Vail/Epic resorts. The hill is laid out well, lots of fun rollers on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
hokkoda
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Colorado Springs
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Colorado Springs
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great trip to Purg. First-ever trip after years of fighting the crowds and stupid people in Summit/Vail/Epic resorts. The hill is laid out well, lots of fun rollers on the groomers, something for everyone. My older teens and I went to the back side to escape the center village crowds and ride the steeper runs. I call... More 

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San Diego, California
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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great ski resort with a great lodge. The ski runs are fun and offer slopes for all skiing levels. Summer is a perfect time to hike or ride your Mountain bike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for Valentine's Day and it was such a wonderful trip. Before we arrived, we had several emails asking if we needed anything or had any questions, which we did so this was nice! The arrival went smoothly. We had reserved a studio for two in Kendall Lodge. We were surprised to be placed in the Durango Room... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved visiting, the staff is top notch and who doesn't love fresh powder. Either a family outing or a couples weekend this is the place to go.

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USA
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59 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite ski resort. Mostly because of the proximity to Durango, but the weather is also a prime reason. We've been here 8 or 10 times. And still it has the same problems: 1) Getting there. What happened to the hourly buses from town? We're from Texas, and we don't drive well in the snow. We need someone... More 

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Boyne City, Michigan
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonable lift tickets may be purchased at least 48 hours in advance. The workers were delightful. The ski conditions were great!

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Flower Mound, Texas
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410 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best ski trips we have had in the past few years. All of the staff on the mountain seem really friendly and helpful. we did not get new snow but the runs were well groomed and perfect each day.

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Durango, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This outfit wants the guest to have a super time and be safe. We went on the trails and saw spectacular views of the mountain ranges. Ended the day with a free time in a meadow before heading back to base. Great time!

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our vacation was amazing! The scenery is something out of the movies. Our room was perfect, it was a two bedroom with a pull out couch that easily accommodated our family of five. As for the skiing, I'm a beginner, but there was plenty of paths to choose from, ranging from beginner to expert. We will definitely be back again,... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great skiing never crowded back side you can have a whole run to yourself... Food good at Sabres ... Great views

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