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February 21, 2019

Colorado High School Championships

The Colorado High School State Ski Championship is coming to Purgatory Resort!  Watch 250 of the state’s best young skiers compete in two days of racing.

Thursday, February 21: Slalom Race on Pandemonium

Friday, February 22: Giant Slalom Race on Pandemonium

Both races ...

February 22, 2019 to February 24, 2019

Dave Spencer Ski Classic

At this annual fundraiser for the Adaptive Ski Association of Durango, skiers with and without disabilities ski side-by-side to support ASA’s mission to make outdoor recreation accessible to everyone.

Purgatory Resort partners with ASA to enrich the lives of individuals with ...

adaptive program
February 22, 2019

Colorado High School Championships

The Colorado High School State Ski Championship is coming to Purgatory Resort!  Watch 250 of the state’s best young skiers compete in two days of racing.

Thursday, February 21: Slalom Race on Pandemonium

Friday, February 22: Giant Slalom Race on Pandemonium

Both races ...

February 22, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer!  They typically make stops at Dante’s, Powderhouse, and Purgy’s.

February 23, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

February 23, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Dos Equis Spy Goggle Giveaway

Come on over to Paradise Pizzeria after a great day of skiing for some great beer from our friends at Dos Equis and a chance to win some great goggles from Spy Optics.

3 – 4pm at Paradise Pizzeria.

 

February 23, 2019
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion | February 23, 2019

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains in this unmatched dining experience. You’ll depart from the base area outside of Purgy’s at 5 p.m. and ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant. There,  you’ll ...

February 24, 2019

Community Benefit Day # 2

Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters.

February 24, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

February 24, 2019
9:00am - 2:30pm

Demo Day

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10 for unlimited demos, all day long.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of their newest skis and snowboards.  Demos start at 9am, and last demo is at ...

March 1, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Angry Orchard Giveaway @ Backside Bistro

Come on over to Backside Bistro at Dante’s and enjoy a cold, refreshing Angry Orchard hard cider.  Our friends from Angry Orchard will be there with some great premium wearables to give away!

Backside Bistro, 1 – 2pm.

 

March 2, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 2, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm

Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide

Get ready for the whackiest race ever in Durango!  It’s on the tubing hill.  Run up… tube down.  Repeat!

Most laps wins!

Oh, and it’s a relay race!

Register Here!

Competition Categories:

Team up with your best buddy for this tag-team style race.  We will ...

March 3, 2019

Teacher Appreciation Day, presented by Vectra Bank

Teachers — today is your day!  Join us on the mountain so we can honor you for your commitment to our children.

All School Employees Are Invited!

Teacher Appreciation Day is not just for teachers.  Anyone who works for a ...

March 3, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 8, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer!  They typically make stops at Dante’s, Powderhouse, and Purgy’s.

March 9, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 9, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Powderhouse

Come on over to Powderhouse after a great day of skiing and enjoy a cold Coors Light.  Our friends from Coors are giving away an awesome pair of skis to a lucky winner!

2 – 3pm at Powderhouse!

March 9, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Apres-Ski DJ & Corn Hole

Come join our friends from Steamworks Brewing for a party by the fire pit at Paradise Pizzeria.  We’ll have a DJ spinning tunes, corn hole games, great beer, and good times.

3 – 5pm outside Paradise Pizzeria.

March 9, 2019
3:30pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Tours

Explore Colorado’s beautiful San Juan Mountains. Guides enhance the tour with their knowledge of wildlife, geology, flora and fauna. Snowshoe while watching the beautiful sunset and the awe-inspiring Alpenglow on the Needles Mountain Range. A truly one of a ...

March 10, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 11, 2019
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

Unwind after a great day on the slopes and unleash your artistic side!  Sign up to paint this Purgatory mountain ski scene on a 12″ x 16″ canvas.

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not a ...

March 11, 2019
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Parents can schedule a night out and entrust their kids ages 2 months to 10 years to Miss Heidi and her licensed staff at Purgatory’s slope-side child care. Kids’ Night Out includes dinner, arts and crafts, games, movies, snacks and ...

March 13, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm

Wolves Visit the Mountain!

Have you ever wanted to get to know a wolf up close?  Today is your chance!  Our good friends from Wolfwood Refuge are bringing these beautiful animals up to Purgatory Resort for the day.  

This is a great opportunity for ...

March 15, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer!  They typically make stops at Dante’s, Powderhouse, and Purgy’s.

March 16, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 16, 2019
10:00am - 12:30pm

McDonald’s Cardboard Derby

The McDonald’s Cardboard Derby at Purgatory Resort is a classic winter competition you won’t want to miss! Build your derby racer out of cardboard and duct tape only, and pilot it down the slopes during one of the most fun days ...

March 16, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Steamworks Denim Deck Party at Powderhouse

Our friends from Steamworks are throwing a big ol’ party on the deck at Powderhouse!  Wear your best denim and come join the celebration from Noon – 2pm.  We’ll have a great DJ spinning tunes, and lots of giveaways.

Prizes for ...

March 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sierra Nevada Snowboard Giveaway

Join us at Purgy’s for a pint of Sierra Nevada and a chance to win a brand new snowboard!

3 – 4pm at Purgy’s.

March 16, 2019
3:30pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Tours

Explore Colorado’s beautiful San Juan Mountains. Guides enhance the tour with their knowledge of wildlife, geology, flora and fauna. Snowshoe while watching the beautiful sunset and the awe-inspiring Alpenglow on the Needles Mountain Range. A truly one of a ...

March 17, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 22, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer!  They typically make stops at Dante’s, Powderhouse, and Purgy’s.

March 23, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 23, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Paradise Pizzeria

Come on over to Paradise Pizzeria after a great day of skiing and enjoy a cold Coors Light.  Our friends from Coors Light are giving away an awesome pair of skis to a lucky winner!

3 – 4pm at Paradise Pizzeria.

March 23, 2019
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion | March 23, 2019

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains in this unmatched dining experience. You’ll depart from the base area outside of Purgy’s at 5 p.m. and ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant. There,  you’ll ...

March 24, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 24, 2019
9:00am - 2:30pm

Demo Day

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10 for unlimited demos, all day long.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of their newest skis and snowboards.  Demos start at 9am, and last demo is at ...

March 29, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer!  They typically make stops at Dante’s, Powderhouse, and Purgy’s.

March 30, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 30, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm

Never Summer Demos

Come demo the latest gear from Never Summer — it’s free!

They’ll be in the base area all day.  Just bring an ID and we’ll get you some great gear to demo.

March 30, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Colorado Native Ski Giveaway at Hoody’s

Our friends from A&L Coors and Colorado Native will be at Hoody’s to give away a premium pair of skis! Join us after a great day of skiing for a cold beer and a chance to win this cool prize!

3 ...

March 31, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

The classes will be held at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

March 31, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm

Never Summer Demos

Come demo the latest gear from Never Summer — it’s free!

They’ll be in the base area all day.  Just bring an ID and we’ll get you some great gear to demo.

March 31, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

New Belgium Bike Giveaway

Come on over to the Bear Bar for some great New Belgium beer and a chance to win a shiny new bike!  This is the official Fat Tire cruiser bike… you know you want one!

3 – 4pm at the Bear ...

April 7, 2019
1:30pm - 4:00pm

Pond Skimming

Get your skis shined up, grab a stick of Juicy Fruit, and show us your moves as you skim across the pond.  Is the water cold?  Nah.

Sign-ups:

Space is limited.  The first 75 people to sign up are in. Sign up at ...