Durango Mountain Resort, known by locals as "Purgatory Ski Area ", is a stellar resort nestled in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Ski Purgatory!
   
   
 
 
 

Durango Mountain Resort - Purgatory Colorado Ski Area
Unsurpassed views. Diverse Terrain. Deep Powder!

Durango Mountain Ski Resort
Durango Mountain Resort, known by locals as "Purgatory Ski Area ", is a year-round resort nestled in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. Durango Mountain Resort's unique location places the ski resort squarely in the middle of two weather systems with a reputation for producing big snow followed by bluebird days.

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With unsurpassed views of the Needle Mountain Range & the San Juans, the Durango at Purgatory Mountain Resort offers a rare combination of natural beauty and fantastic terrain. Whether you like to ski freshly groomed corduroy, lap up the fresh powder, or rip through the trees, Durango at Purgatory offers it all. Experience Durango - Ski Colorado!

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Durango Mountain & Purgatory Terrain Park
Intrepid skiers and snowboarders can test their skills in the Paradise Freestyle Arena. More than half a mile long and 600 vertical feet, the Paradise Freestyle Arena is where all the action is. It features a 450-foot halfpipe with 15 foot walls, boxes, and jibbing rails.

Durango Mountain Resort - Nordic Skiing
Test your endurance with Cross Country in Durango, Colorado. Experience sixteen kilometers of groomed trails ready for both classic nordic and skate skiing. The Nordic Center is located across Highway 550 from Purgatory Village.

Durango Lodging
Durango Mountain Resort offers a full range of lodging for your Durango ski vacation. The Purgatory Village Hotel is located at the base of the Durango Mountain Resort and offers deluxe king rooms or multi-room suites with panoramic views. Black Bear Town homes represent the first of the resort's new east villages, located directly across from the main resort entrance. East Rim Condominiums are just 30 minutes away from the mountain. Cascade Village is two miles north of Purgatory Village. Lodge at Tamarron is ten minutes south. Book Durango Lodging.

Additional Lodging in Durango
The Durango Mountain Resort is not the only place to shack up after an action packed day. The town of Durango also offers plentiful lodging including Durango hotels, Durango vacation rentals, Durango condominiums and Durango lodges.Book Durango Lodging.

Durango / Purgatory Mountain Statistics:
Base Elevation: 8,793’ (2,680m)
Summit Elevation: 10,822’ (3,299m)
Vertical Drop: 2,029’ (618m)
Skiable Area: 1,200 acres (486 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 260” (660cm)
Snowmaking: 21%/250 Acres
Number of Lifts: 9 lifts
Uphill Lift Capacity 15,050/hour
Types of Lifts: 1 High Speed Six Person
1 High Speed Quad
4 Triple Chairlifts
3 Double Chairlifts
1 Magic Carpet
Number of Trails: 85 Trails
Trail Ratings: 23% Beginner
51% Intermediate
26% Advanced/Expert
Terrain Parks: 2-Paradise Freestyle Arena
Pitchfork Terrain Garden

Durango & Purgatory Ski Vacations
The best way to learn about the town of Durango and the Durango Mountain Resort is to come explore it yourself. Let us guide you to your ultimate Durango ski vacation. To begin planning visit our Durango Ski Vacation Planner.  Visit Durango - Ski Colorado!


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