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Last updated: August 22, 2016 12:29 pm

Activities & Weather

Purgatory’s summer activities are now open every Saturday and Sunday from August 27-October 9, 2016 (plus Friday through Monday, September 2-5, for Labor Day weekend). See the full list of ride and attraction operating hours, and enjoy the best savings when you purchase the Total Adventure Ticket!

All summer activities are weather permitting. For updated 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. Purgatory’s legendary Alpine Slide is fun for the whole family. 
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Purgatory Plunge Zipline

Plunge off the Purgatory Village Tower–the tallest structure in the Durango area–and glide the length of a football field at speeds up to 35 mph. Race your friends or family from the top of the Tower over Purgatory Beach for even more excitement.
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Sky High Adventure Family Ropes Course

Use your skills and instincts to navigate this family-friendly ropes course designed specifically for Purgatory. Climb over wooden beams, rope ladders and wooden steps, cross on a suspended skateboard and more. It’s a fun challenge for everyone in the family.
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Bungee Trampoline

Defy gravity with this exhilarating, aerial attraction. Safely strapped into a harness and attached to bungee ropes, guests jump and flip high above Village Plaza. 
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Total Adventure Ticket Activities

With Purgatory’s Total Adventure Ticket, you can choose your own summer alpine adventure. Choose five or ten mountain activities from the below rides and attractions, located throughout the resort and Village Plaza.
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Purchase your Total Adventure Ticket online!

Additional Activities

Discover more ways to enjoy Purgatory Resort! These attractions are not included in the Total Adventure Ticket and additional charges may apply.

Upcoming Events

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

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Moutain Bike Trail Report

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lift 4: Twilight Lift

Divinity Downhill Flow Trail Open Icon
World Mtn. Bike Championship Open Icon
Base Camp Loop Close Iconclosed this season due to Xcel construction project
Brush Rake Road Loop Open Icon
Diggler Downhill Open Icon
Goo Creek Open Icon
Harris Park Loop Close Icon
Hoody's Close Iconclosed this season due to Xcel construction project
Los Pinos Open Icon
Pando Short Track Open Icon
Paul's Park Open Icon
Pump Track Open Icon
7th Heaven Close Icon
Silverpick Open Icon

Weather Forecast


Scattered Rain/Snow and Patchy Fog then Scattered Showers iconScattered Rain/Snow and Patchy Fog then Scattered Showers
49° high / 33° low
Wind: SW 4 G 11 MPH


Sunny iconSunny
49° high / 36° low


Sunny iconSunny
56° high / 39° low


Mostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers iconMostly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers
57° high / 38° low
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Mountain Cams

Village Express Base Webcam

Village Express Summit Webcam

Dante’s Webcam