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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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Fun resort, nice folks and sub par food!

Resort is great but the food sucks at Purgy's and Powderhouse! The pizza place was descent as well as Dante's. But that can be hit and miss over the years. as well. The food is... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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San Anselmo, California
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San Anselmo, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Resort is great but the food sucks at Purgy's and Powderhouse! The pizza place was descent as well as Dante's. But that can be hit and miss over the years. as well. The food is such a problem with this resort!

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Thank analyze_SA
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot over state how great this resort is! The staff was so friendly, ski school awesome, rentals (skis and boots) new! There are so many trails here and such a variety- everyone in our party was engaged. We utilized the valet service a few days- it was very convenient. Other days we utilized the shuttle, it was also very... More 

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Murphy, Texas
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11 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff at this ski resort are so rude. I only met one nice person working at this place. Even the people that weren't working here were horribly rude. If you're looking for good skiing, go to winter park. I'd never go back to purgatory.

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Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

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

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