Purgatory Resort is home to Divinity Flow Trail, Durango’s only lift-served downhill flow trail, and the first World Mountain Bike Championships. Discover miles of singletrack for all abilities, accessible from the base area, Lift 1 and Lift 4. Purgatory features 14 distinct trails, plus access to more great trails in the surrounding area. New to mountain biking? Check out our Mountain Biking Lessons below.
Divinity Flow Trail
Divinity Flow Trail is a 1.5 mile intermediate trail, and Durango’s longest downhill flow trail. It features table top jumps, berms, hits, flyovers, boardwalks, wallride, and more. Most features are rollable, making it a fun downhill trail for any skill level.
Find out about trail status with the latest Mountain Bike Trail Report.
Mountain Biking Lessons
Purgatory offers mountain biking lessons First Timers, Beginners and Intermediate riders. Lessons are designed to help riders develop new skills and greater confidence. Learn bike setup, body positioning, balance, cornering, speed management, shifting, and basic riding techniques. Traverse the mountain trails and mixed terrain with confidence.
Take a family lesson to understand your family’s ability level and get to know our trails with the safety of an instructor.
Lessons happen every day starting June 17th until August 20th at 10 am and 1 pm, and each class is 1 1/2 hours. Beginners Lesson is $69.00, including a 4-hour bike rental, helmet and pads. Add-on an uplift ticket after the lesson for just $15. Intermediate Lesson is $89, including a 4-hour bike rental, helmet, pads and all-day uplift. NEW this year; Guide Line Tours, ride the trails with a local guide exploring the whole mountain and the guides personal favorite lines! Guide Line Tours start at $35 (non-rental and non-lift), $15 to add a lift ticket, $89 with bike rental and ticket. Tours start at 10am & 1pm.
Sign up and get started at Purgatory Cycle Works Bike Shop. Questions or to reserve your spot, call (970) 385-2181
Need a bike? Adults and children can rent top-of-the-line mountain bikes from Purgatory Cycle Works Bike Shop.
Get discounted uplift tickets when you rent a mountain bike or Diggler from Purgatory Cycle Works. Buy uplift tickets at the Main Ticket Office in Purgatory Village. Lift 4 runs from 9am-5:30pm.
Unlimited Uplift Pass
Our new Unlimited Uplift Pass provides unlimited uplift this summer for mountain biking fanatics. The $149 pass is valid every day of Purgatory’s summer season, and Pajarito Mountain’s Bike & Hike season. Learn more about mountain biking at Pajarito Mountain.
Buy uplift tickets at the Main Ticket Office in Purgatory Village.
$15 half-day uplift (with mountain bike or Diggler rental)
$30 unlimited full-day uplift (with mountain bike or Diggler rental)
$15 for single uplift (without rental)
$40 unlimited full-day uplift (without rental)
Terms and Safety Policies
All summer activities at Purgatory Resort are weather permitting. Rates are subject to change at any time without prior notice. All guests are required to complete a Release of Liability. For more information, including updated weather conditions and operating schedule, call 970-385-2168.