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Durango Purgatory Ski Resort

Durango Purgatory
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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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last update on Oct 9, 2018
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Mountain Stats

Elevation8793 ft - 10823 ft
Opening DayNov 17, 2018
Closing DayApr 14, 2019
Capacity 16700 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult $89
1 day youth $70
1 day child $55
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 99

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 1184 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 10823 ft.
  • Season starts on Nov 17 and ends on Apr 14 (148 days). Average season duration in the USA is 119 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

Snowmaking Share
16%
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