Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort

A winter paradise in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is the perfect family vacation destination. It's known for its unmatched scenery, terrain for all abilities and a vibrant, historic downtown. Purgatory Lodge has all the amenities of a world-class facility, including restaurants, shops, pool/spa, fitness center and concierge. With more than 1,360 skiable acres, five terrain parks and kids' play area, Purgatory has something to offer the entire family.

Annual Snowfall
260.0 inches/661 cm
1360 acres
Base Elevation
8793 feet/2674 meters
Summit Elevation
10822 feet/3290 meters
Hours of Operation
Season Dates
November 2013—March 2014
#1 Skier Place
Durango, CO, 81301
Main Phone Number
Lodging/Central Reservations
Closest Airport
Durango/La Plata County DRO
Miles from Denver

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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. Named one of America's Best Small Towns by Outside magazine, 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.

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