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“Great Skiing”
Review of Purgatory Resort

Purgatory Resort
Ranked #6 of 71 things to do in Durango
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Purgatory 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.
Houston, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Skiing”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

This is one of my favorite places to ski. Lots of long intermediate level (Blue) runs. We were a week ahead of spring break and often times had the whole run to ourselves. The only negative was that we had to rent a car at the last minute. The shuttle to town only runs on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Someone told me they quit running the daily shutlle a couple of years ago.

Visited March 2013
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Rolla, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great skiing”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

Beautiful views and great amenities. Stayed at the Twilightview Condos, right at DMR. A little dated, but, cozy, comfortable & convenient. Plus, best views of Needles.

Visited March 2013
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NC
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Fantastic Day!”
Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I have skied all over CO & UT. We are not experts but we do know what we're looking for in a ski area! Not too big, but big enough, good value, half day passes offered (as we aren't interested at getting up at the crack of dawn to get our money's worth) good restaurants & bars and of course free parking! This fits the bill across the board! Enjoy a day of skiing not crazy crowds!!!!

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Falls Church, Virginia, United States
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Fun Mountain for Locals and Tourists”
Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

The weather was perfect - sunny, a light breeze, high 50's - so I knew it was going to be a great day for skiing in Southwest Colorado. My friend decided to take me here over another resort because it was a bit closer to Durango. Although there wasn't a fresh snowfall, the conditions were very good for early March.

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Green Valley, Arizona
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Long Runs”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

This is one of our favorite places to Alpine ski in Colorado. The entire mountain offers a great selection of long and varied runs with incredible views. Fun for all levels of skiers.

Visited March 2013
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