Plan Your Vacation
Plan Your Vacation

New! Order food and/or drinks right from your phone while you're at the resort.

Place your order when you’re starting to feel hungry, take a couple more laps then head to the selected restaurant and pick up your food when you received a notification.

Mountain Blog

QUIZ: Which 2021/2022 Season Pass Is Right for You?

Take our quiz to find your perfect season pass option. Purgatory Resort is excited to offer multiple season pass options for the 2021/2022 season. From the classic Power Pass that offers unrestricted access at all collective resorts to the NEW Power Pass Select, you have a wide range of season pass options to choose from. […]

Buy Now, Ski Now

NEW! With our Buy Now, Ski Now offer, you can hit the slopes this season and ski all next winter, too! Spring skiing is one of our favorite times of year. The days are longer and the temperatures are warmer. We love spring skiing, and we’re stoked to offer a new benefit on our 2021/2022 […]

Purgatory Announces 2021/2022 Season Pass and Capital Improvements

DURANGO, CO — Purgatory Resort and Hesperus Ski Area opened their pass sales for the 2021/2022 winter season earlier today. Headlined by new benefits including free season passes for kids ages 12 and younger, resort officials say one important detail hasn’t changed over last year: affordability. “The last 12 months brought new uncertainties but two […]

Introducing the Spring Break Fun Fund

Your purchase of two* or more consecutive days of lift tickets now comes with a FREE $20 resort credit for each day you ski or ride! Soak in some rays and enjoy bluebird days on the slopes. When you purchase* two or more consecutive days of lift tickets of $69+ per day, you will receive a […]

2021 Years Of Service

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The last year will be remembered primarily for the global pandemic. But through it all, Purgatory and our hundreds of employees still succeeded in delivering against our mission to “Give People the Freedom to Ski” whether it was summer, fall or winter. We learned to adapt to keep our businesses operating without missing a beat, […]

Valentine’s Day Gifts That Couples Will Love

Love is in the fresh mountain air and on the slopes of Purgatory Resort. Valentine’s Day is only a few days away! Still need some gift ideas? We’ve got the perfect thing for the winter lover in your life. Lift Tickets Plan a day or two to hit the slopes together. Reserve tickets online, and […]

Our Restaurants Are 5 Star Certified!

We want to provide the best dining experience possible for our guests. When La Plata County launched their 5 Star Certification for restaurants, our team worked tirelessly with our local public health officials to ensure that our restaurants achieved this designation, which included a rigorous screening and inspection process. The program encourages businesses like ours […]

Top 5 Spots for Stunning Mountain Views

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Our favorite picture-perfect places from the slopes of Purgatory.   Located in the heart of the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado, Purgatory Resort offers picturesque mountain vistas from many places on its slopes. Revel in breathtaking backdrops before taking a run or during a quick ride break, and capture your memories from the slopes […]

Powder-Filled Weekend Fun

Good times on the slopes, as Purgatory hits the 100″ mark for total snowfall this season! The snow kept falling over the weekend, January 23-24, at Purgatory Resort, with 25 inches of fresh snow rounding out the 48-hour total. Fresh tracks and powder stashes were plentiful, as were the smiles from skiers and snowboarders — […]

January Powder Day — And More on the Way!

Looking forward to plenty of snowy days ahead. Fresh tracks and knee deep powder provided smiles all day long at Purgatory Resort today, January 19, 2021. Conditions were perfect for exploring the mountain and finding untracked powder on trails across the slopes. Many more powder days lie ahead, with OpenSnow calling for up to 13” […]

Holiday Events & Activities Guide 2020

Spend the holidays at Purgatory Resort! It’s starting to truly feel like a Winter Wonderland with the holidays right around the corner! We are celebrating with plenty of festive events, activities and experiences for all ages! Here’s a list of events and activities to check out this holiday season. Daily Activities Skiing: 9 am to […]

2020/2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Gift ideas your friends and family will love this season. Still looking for the perfect gift to give this holiday season? Purgatory Resort offers a wide range of gift options for all of your friends and family! Here are a few of our top picks. Lift Tickets The skier or snowboarder in your life will […]

2020/2021 Opening Day Is This Saturday!

Purgatory is celebrating its 55th season, with the 2020/2021 opening day set for November 21. Resort officials announced that the resort plans to open for the ski season at 9am on Saturday, November 21. Skiers and snowboarders will ride on the high-speed six-person Lift 1 with Lift 2 as needed and specific trails will be […]

10 Days Til Our Scheduled Opening Day!

Let the Countdown to Winter 2020/2021 Begin! We’re only ten days away from our scheduled opening day of November 21! It looks like our snow dance worked, with Purg receiving 6″ of fresh snow this past week. This little boost from Mother Nature has helped our mountain operations team in their snowmaking efforts, and the […]

Snowmaking for the 2020/2021 Season Begins!

Snow fell on the mountains around Purgatory Resort late Sunday night and into Monday. A dusting was visible from the base area, with the summit of the resort receiving a few inches. With the snow came colder temperatures, allowing the resort to begin snowmaking for the 2020/2021 ski season.  “We will hopefully be making snow […]