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Purgatory Resort

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Address: 1 Skier Place, Durango, CO 81301 (Formerly Durango Mountain Resort)
Phone Number: +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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Thanksgiving Skiing

While all of the other ski resorts did not have one run open Purgatory was up and running Nov 19th and the skiing was amazing. While there were only a few runs open they were well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Jeff W
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While all of the other ski resorts did not have one run open Purgatory was up and running Nov 19th and the skiing was amazing. While there were only a few runs open they were well groomed and powder, no ice. As good of skiing as it gets. I do blue, no black, so can't speak for the everyday skier... More 

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Longview, Texas
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I learned how to ski here and the experience was nothing short of amazing. I will always go back here when I want to go skiing in Durango.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I went up to this hotel for our Anniversary. So beautiful the trees were changing colors. The pool is outdoor but heated and there was a couple of hot tubs. One that was roof top. There is a lounge there called Purgys its really nice with a fire pit outside. There is also a pizza place a... More 

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Copperas Cove, Texas
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232 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a great place to enjoy the mountains and all the different scenery. It is about 25 miles from Durango.

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Leadville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great walks and bike trails, watch a murrat or bird try to sneak some of your lunch if you sit in a field long enough. Some family and kids' activities are available too for burning off some of the little ones energy after acclimating to the altitude. See the Milky Way and various magnitude of stars in the evening. Occasionally,... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Fun being had by all. The resort offers plenty to do on the plaza for all ages. If you are adventurous take on mountain biking or just hike the many trails. Perfect skiing in the winter especially staying at Edelweiss Condos.

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Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Why does Durango Mountain Resort have a new name? Purgatory got a new owner, and high speed lift and expert ski terrain improvements over the past 1.5 years. Disclosure before reading why we love the mountain, we've owned private rentals by owner at Purg since 2008 when it was still Durango Mountain Resort. This is an unbiased opinion of why... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Usa
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Took the family to the resort to ride the slide and site see. Had fun although the attractions are a bit over priced. We still had fun. But it would have been nice to do more for the amount paid out.

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Reston, VA
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323 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went to Purgatory hoping that we would be able to avail ourselves of the non-snow activities there. Alas, it was Wednesday and everything was closed tight. Even the places with "Open" signs were closed. So, I've been through Purgatory with nothing to show for it.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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258 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great skiing and outdoor activities winter and summer too just up the road from Durango! They come from far and wide to ski and ride at Purgatory.

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