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Last updated: July 5, 2017 3:34 pm

Activities & Weather

Summer at Purgatory Resort starts Saturday, May 27. Enjoy over one dozen rides and attractions throughout the resort and Village Plaza, and the surrounding area with Total Adventure Ticket. And save up to $40 when you buy your Total Adventure Ticket online at least 48 hours in advance.

All summer activities are weather permitting. For current weather conditions and operating schedule, call the Main Ticket Office at 970-385-2168.

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Featured Activities

Alpine Slide

Feel the fresh wind in your face as you speed down the track, or take a leisurely ride and enjoy the spectacular views. The chairlift carries sliders up the mountain for a more than half-mile descent.
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Summer Tubing

Purgatory welcomes a brand new summer tubing slope in the Columbine area, featuring multiple lanes for a total of 900 feet of pure fun. Columbine Lift 9 provides uplift for guests and tubes.
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Paddle Boards & Boats

Purgatory partners with Durango Board & Boat to offer guests stand up paddle boarding and boat rentals. The serene Twilight Lake is just across from the main entrance to Purgatory.
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Total Adventure Ticket Activities

With Purgatory’s Total Adventure Ticket, you choose five or ten mountain activities from over one dozen rides and attractions throughout the resort and Village Plaza, and the surrounding area. Save up to $40 when you buy your Total Adventure Ticket online at least 48 hours in advance. Learn more

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Additional Activities

Summer at Purgatory Resort goes beyond the Total Adventure Ticket, from hiking to horseback riding, and SUV tours to stand up paddle boarding. Additional charges apply for the activities below.

Upcoming Events

For a list of all Purgatory events and activities, click here.

Music in the Mountains

July 10, 2017
Come celebrate the 31st year of Music in the Mountains and enjoy world-class classical music performances in the Festival Tent at Purgatory Resort. 15% Off Resort Lodging  Save 15% on resort lodging when you experience the Music in the Mountains festival, July ...
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Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race

August 5, 2017
Get muddy and conquer the obstacles on this adventure race that is fun for the whole family.  This is one of Purgatory’s most popular events of the year. This mud run has more than 20 great obstacles, tons of mud, and ...
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Mushroom & Wine Festival

August 18, 2017
The Mushroom & Wine Festival presented by Vectra Bank has become a “wildly” popular event on Durango’s summer calendar.  The forested area around the Resort is known far and wide for having an abundance of wild mushrooms.  Our Mushroom & ...
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Darn Tough Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company

September 23, 2017
For all you trail runners out there, the Darn Tough Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company is the race for you. Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the top, thinking to ...
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Moutain Bike Trail Report

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Lift 4: Twilight Lift

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Weather Forecast


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68° high / 50° low
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68° high / 49° low


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65° high / 49° low


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63° high / 49° low
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