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12 Days to Go!

Purgatory is scheduled to open one week from this Saturday – November 17! Every department is absolutely crushing it right now as we prepare to open. Like you, we can’t wait for this winter season to begin! Our snowmakers continue to make snow at every opportunity. Last week, we put in another 60 hours of […]

Snowmaking Continues

Snowmaking continues at Purgatory! Earlier this week, we picked up 2” of natural snowfall (bringing this season’s snowfall total to well over a foot already) and we’ve been making snow at every opportunity. The snow is hanging on really well up top and our snowmaking strategy is still progressing according to plan. Open Snow meteorologist […]

Snowmaking Begins!

Welcome to the snowmaking season at Purgatory! Last night, at about 10 p.m., we fired up the snowmaking system and made snow for a solid 12 hours. Thanks to the cold front that came through (which brought temperatures in the teens on the mountain), we had a nearly perfect – and extremely productive – first […]