Purgatory

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Purgatory Ski Packages

Lodging + Lift Tickets Discount Price
Motel Durango
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
48% off $147
Blue Lake Ranch
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
33% off $481
The General Palmer Hotel
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
28% off $768

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Overall

4.5

Located in the San Juan Mountains of Southwestern Colorado, Purgatory is a super friendly south western ski resort, perfect for families and folks that want a genuine kicked-back Colorado ski vacation. Purgatory offers a convenient well-planned ski base with a small pedestrian village and great lodging just steps from the slopes. Durango Colorado offers plenty to do besides skiing - but the skiing on Purgatory is so pleasing - you may not need any other diversions.

16/17 Historical Snowfall

Purgatory

vs
PurgatoryArapahoe Basin
beginner20 %10 %
intermediate45 %30 %
advanced30 %37 %
expert5 %23 %
total runs94 109
ski area1,525ac 960ac
summit elevation10,822ft 13,050ft
total lifts11 8
child lift ticketFree Free
adult lift ticket$89 $100
uncrowded
snow
back country
value for money
average total snowfall156″ 180″

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Purgatory Reviews

Fabulous 4.5 / 5
based on 23 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
Very Good!4 / 5Dec 13, 2008
TTony
Mainly chose Purgatory because it was easy to get to by car and offered family oriented environment. Also, the cost was less than other resorts we had been to in the past.
Superb!5 / 5Mar 12, 2005
JJonna
The Mountain is beautiful and the program for the kids was great. The Terrain for beginner skiers is great.

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