- 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 1184 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 10823 ft.
- It is among the 10 most family-friendly ski Resorts in the USA.
- Season starts on Nov 17 and ends on Apr 14 (148 days). Average season duration in the USA is 118 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Nov 17 to Apr 14) is 37 " at summit elevation and 31 " 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 94 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 65 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 19 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 15 sunniest in the USA.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)