Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort

Just 25 miles north of the historic mining town of Durango, Colorado.
Purgatory Durango Mountain Resort

With more than 85 runs and 1,360 skiable acres, including 160 new acres of expert terrain, Purgatory is known for consistent powder, sunny skies, and uncrowded slopes. The resort‚s world-class lodging includes the new Purgatory Lodge, a $50-million base facility with shopping, dining, and an outdoor pool and spa. Since December 2009, Purgatory has unveiled more than 160 new acres of expert tree-skiing -- the Legends Expansion on the back side of the mountain, and the Ambassadors Glade on the front side. There's plenty new at Purgatory, but the reasons people love to come here haven‚t changed. Purgatory is located just 25 miles north of the historic mining town of Durango, Colorado. Durango offers a wide array of shopping, dining and recreational opportunities, including more restaurants per capita than San Francisco. A spectacular location, friendly staff, and some of the best ski weather in America make Purgatory the perfect place for a memorable winter vacation.


Purgatory at Durango got 19 inches out of the storm

Dream Town: Durango

Long term ski town living takes more than just access to pow and a few cheap bars. Which is why we think we could settle down in Durango for awhile.

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