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Snowcat Dinners & Scenic Tours

by Purgatory Snowcat Adventures

Please check back soon regarding our 2020/2021 operating plan.

Experience a unique ride in a snowcat with breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains.  Purgatory Snowcat Adventures offers 2-hour Scenic Snowcat Tours and gourmet Snowcat Dinner Excursions.

Book Your Tour

View the tabs below to book your Dinner Excursion or Scenic Snowcat Tour online, or call (970) 385-2115.

  • Dinner Excursions
  • Scenic Tours

Dinner Excursions

Snowcat Dinner Excursion

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains, plus a unique culinary offering. Experience a ride in the enclosed snowcat up to Powderhouse Restaurant before savoring a sophisticated menu of hors d’oeuvres, fresh salad, handcrafted soup, main course and dessert. Each dinner is paired expertly with drinks, listed below. 

2019/2020 Dates:
December 28
Wine pairing SOLD OUT!
January 18
Beer pairing featuring Durango’s Ska Brewing  SOLD OUT!
February 15
Wine pairing SOLD OUT!
March 21
Whiskey, wine and vinegar CANCELED!

Price: $150 per person. Price includes snowcat ride to and from restaurant, dinner, beverages, and gratuity.

Reservations are required 48 hours in advance by booking online, calling 800-525-0892, or visiting Guest Services at the resort.

Once purchased, tickets can be picked up at Purgatory Sports in Durango (2615 Main Ave) or at the main ticket office by arriving no later than 4:20pm. Snowcats will depart from the beach at 5:00 pm.

Terms, Conditions & Refund Policy
Reservations are required 48 hours in advance of the day of the dinner excursion.  A minimum of 12 dinner guests is required for each trip. Dining excursions are weather- and condition-dependent, and Purgatory may choose to cancel at any time and will provide a full refund. Reservations are otherwise non-refundable.


Or go cat skiing or snowboarding!  With access to over 35,000 acres of expansive terrain in the San Juan backcountry, Purgatory Snowcat Adventures (formerly San Juan Untracked) is Colorado’s largest backcountry skiing & snowboarding operation. Learn more about Snowcat Skiing