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Durango Mountain Resort

Address: 1 Skier Place, Durango, CO 81301
Phone Number: 970-247-9000
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Ranked #17 of 56 things to do in Durango
Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Skiing, Mountain biking
Owner description: Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is a family-friendly, four-season resort offering a variety of...
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Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Skiing, Mountain biking
Owner description: Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is a family-friendly, four-season resort offering a variety of activities for all ages. In the winter, enjoy alpine skiing and snowboarding, snow shoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, Nordic skiing, snowmobiling and more. Summer and fall offers hiking, mountain biking, Alpine Slide rides, zipline, scenic chairlift, disc golf, bungee trampolines, climbing walls, miniature golf and more.

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Durango, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As a season pass skier to Durango Mountain Resort/Purgatory - I love this place. As noted by others, we do need a bit more snow at this time (February 2015)... so everyone "work on those snow dances". I do love the fun times of riding the ski lift chairs and meeting new people that are visiting this great area. Comparing... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was our first trip to DMR and we are looking forward to returning. Even though the resort is lacking for snow we had a great time skiing. The mountain has a lot of trails to choose from. We mainly do blue runs and we did not get bored. A variety of lifts keeps you moving across the mountain and... More 

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Silverthorne, CO
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Visited in early Feb 15. Easy mountain to navigate, superb signage for trails and directions to all lifts. Best of any mountain I have skied on in VT, ME, NH,CO, UT, CA and OR! Restaurants on mountain are excellent. Great destination. Free parking and shuttle buses as well as limited parking near mountain base. Fun family area! Only complaint was... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
574 helpful votes 574 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We arrived last Saturday and stayed until Jan 29. Unfortunately, and no fault of DMR, there wasn't much new snow. The base was 32", which is okay for skiing. The DMR does a good job grooming, etc. Equipment is easily rented on site; equipment is overall in good condition. The good point of skiing this past week was the absence... More 

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Highland Village, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a great place to go for everyone, my husband and teenage son were skiing all day my 5 year old was in skiing school, which she loved and myself not much of a skiier went snow shoeing, there was something for everyone.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Loved this mountain. The rooms are very well located to jump right on the mountain. Beds were comfortable and the heat lamp in the bathroom was a great touch. Purgys was nice but the staff was not very friendly at night for dinner service. Housekeeping staff was very nice. Will be back sooner

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Little Rock, Arkansas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It was pretty much what I would expect from a ski lodge. although we didn't stay there, we spent the majority of our time. The skiing was really good, and they had nice places to shop, but again, it was average. They had a few restaurants but they were overly crowded, and not that good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We've spent time Nordic skiing and Downhill skiing at DMR over the past couple of weeks and have had a very positive experience in all aspects. The Nordic centre is over the road from the main resort and is managed by the Durango Nordic club which is a non profit organisation. Cost is reasonable and gear can be hired. They... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The Durango Mountain Resort offers first-class facilities that support appealing winter and summer activities. Of course, the primary winter activity is skiing. Overlooking Engineer Mountain and the Needles Range from a base of about 8,000 feet elevation, the resort has a variety of lifts that take skiers and snow boarders to elevations exceeding 10,000 feet, offering access to trails that... More 

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Gillette, WY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My family and I skied for three days right after Christmas. The views are amazing. The skiing is okay, not very steep with too many terraces for our taste. (A local referred to the mountain as "Traversatory.") There were some minimal lines, perhaps 5 to 10 minutes. Staff was friendly. It's definitely worth skiing, but we'd try another area instead... More 

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