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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

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, you will receive a FREE $20 resort credit […]

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 […]

Fall Backgrounds and Wallpapers for Your Phone

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Welcome fall with these picturesque wallpapers for your phone   It’s the first day of fall! We’re excited to enjoy cool, crisp mornings in the mountains as the aspens begin to change from green to gold. Celebrate the new season with our wallpapers and backgrounds, no matter where you are this time of year! To […]

First Snow of the 2020/2021 Season!

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Purgatory Resort and the surrounding mountains just received its first notable dusting of snow, creating excitement for the 2020/2021 winter ski season. Snow in the high country was a welcome sight, with a scheduled opening date of November 21 coming up on the horizon.  Are you ready for winter? Keep the stoke alive and tag […]

Inferno Stats Infographic

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Today marks the second anniversary of the Inferno Mountain Coaster’s opening! Located by Lift 4 in the base area, the Inferno has offered thrills and smiles to kids and adults alike, and is one of our most popular attractions. If you haven’t had a chance to experience its switchbacks, make sure to do so this […]