by Purgatory Snowcat Adventures
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.
Experienced guides help identify perfect lines and navigate the expansive terrain, including wide open bowls, steep trees, rolling cruiser glades, undulating gullies, cliffs and chutes. Runs vary in steepness and skiers or riders must be comfortable in deep powder and tight trees. Your day of snowcat skiing or snowboarding will be unforgettable.
Book Your Adventure
View the tabs below to book your Snowcat Adventure online, or call Purgatory’s Durango-based vacation specialists at (970)375-6112 for more information on backcountry skiing, including pricing for private cat skiing trips. Purgatory Snowcat Adventures also offers Scenic Tours and Dining Excursions.
Skiing & Riding
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Skiing & Riding
Snowcat Skiing & Snowboarding Adventures
Purgatory Snowcat Adventures offers a full day of powder-filled skiing or snowboarding in the San Juan backcountry. Includes avalanche gear, lunch and drinks, highly trained guides, and 500-2,500 feet runs on light, untracked powder. Skiers must be comfortable in deep powder and tight trees.
$350 Single Seats (see the seat minimum below)
$3,500 Private Cats (up to 12 people)
Reservations are required and must be made at least 48 hours in advance.
Click Book Now below. Click Start Date and choose your date from the drop-down calendar, then click Search.
Book at the Ticket Office, online, or call (970)375-6112. See Terms, Conditions & Refund Policy below.
20% Off Resort Lodging
Save 20% on resort lodging and experience the 35,000 acre San Juan backcountry.
Terms, Conditions & Refund Policy
Backcountry Adventures are weather- and condition-dependent. A minimum of 5 seats must be booked to go out. Cancellation by guest more than 2 weeks in advance–75% refund. Cancellation by guest from 2 weeks to 72 hours–50% refund. Cancellation by guest less than 72 hours or no show–no refund. Reservations are fully transferable within the same season, subject to availability.