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Durango Purgatory Ski Resort

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The Durango Mountain Resort in southwestern Colorado is the most family-friendly ski area in the state. Whereas the world-famous Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen are constantly competing against each...
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Mountain Stats

Elevation8793 ft - 10823 ft
SeasonNovember - April
Opening DayNov 21, 2020
Closing DayApr 18, 2021
Capacity 16700 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult $99
1 day youth $75
1 day child $65
All rates & fees

Lifts

9
1
Total 10
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 1525 acres
Number of Slopes 105

Coronavirus / Covid-19 Measures

Current protective measures and security advice at Durango Purgatory:
  • Masks mandatory in all lifts and ski buses
  • Visitor management in waiting areas (keep your distance)
  • Masks mandatory at restaurants, ski rental and shops
  • Daily disinfection measures
  • Face covering required in lift lines
  • Lift tickets must be purchased in advance
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The Ski Resort

Welcome to hell!? The Purgatory ski resort near Durango, Colorado offers more than 100 slopes. Almost half of the slopes are designed for advanced winter sports enthusiasts. But also beginners and experts will find the right slopes here. Located in the San Juan Mountains, the San Juan Mountains offer the best snow conditions.

Interesting facts

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  • It is among the 10 most family-friendly ski Resorts in the USA.
  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 2028 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1201 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 10823 ft.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 36 " at summit elevation and 30 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 40 " at summit elevation and 40 " at the base.
  • Durango Purgatory features 105 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 68 sunny days. December is the sunniest month with an average of 24 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 3 sunniest in Colorado.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
16%
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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Videos

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Contact

Purgatory Resort
81301
Durango, CO
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(970) 247-9000
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