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Durango Mountain Resort

1 Skier Place, Durango, CO 81301
970-247-9000
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Ranked #16 of 28 Attractions in Durango
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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... more » 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. « less
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Charlotte
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We rented mountain bikes and took the lift up to the trails. The trails are fun, even for a beginner. The service was good. The only thing I wish we had done differently was spent a bit more time getting the bikes fitter better. Both of our bikes were too small and it made riding a little more difficult. The... More

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Durango, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is my home mountain and it can't be beat for short lines and powder snow. It is not the biggest or steepest mountain, but you can get a lot of skiing here on a good day. You can ski a lot of powder on a snow day before it gets all carved up. Please don't tell your friends.. This... More

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Ponca City, Oklahoma
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166 reviews 166 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Every thing from zip lines to mountain slides for all ages. Prices average about 15 bucks per attraction. You can by a 5 admission pass 49. Good food, shops, and beautiful scenery. If you do nothing but sit under the mountain it is worth the trip.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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119 reviews 119 reviews
9 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stopped in the Durango Mountain//Purgatory area for two nights on our way back home from Vail because we had been there before and the kids wanted to spend some time in the area on the Alpine Slide, etc. We did not stay in any of the resort accommodations there so I can't speak to that aspect of the area.... More

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usa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed here before and after our hut to hut mountain bike trip (via San Juan Hut Systems). The resort had plenty to do and see. There were plenty of families and groups of families. I wish that I had taken more advantage of the downhill mountain biking. The condos were clean and well stocked. The only thing that the... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I stayed here for 7 nights - it's a great value with an easy going atmosphere - and plenty of things to do. Room was very comfortable and homey - the staff are nice - did a riding trip at Bucks livery across the road - about 1 minute from DMR - awesome experience. Food here is ok - but... More

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Hickory Creek, Texas, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Family had a great time, and we would go back again any time. Plenty of mountain activities to keep everyone happy. Kids really loved the alpine slide and hiking the ski runs.

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Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

This is the perfect family, summer getaway! Been coming up here for 3 years now to escape the Texas heat. Always cooler up here than the town of Durango. Easy to get to Silverton and Ouray and nearby trails and lakes. The best part is the quiet, small environment here....perfect for our tweens to walk around the base area and... More

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san angelo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed here a few nights. Our room was very nice and clean and peaceful. .. until the second night. I guess the place filled up and a little noise is expected but my husband and I had a long way home the next day and at 1 am there was still stomping and loud noises coming... More

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North Richland Hills, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Just got back after spending the week. I was worried after reading the reviews about the issues with the summer activities. My son enjoyed them over 2 days with little or no waiting. He did several activities over and over. Our one bedroom was perfect for the three of us. We enjoyed the resort to the fullest. It was very... More

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