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March 2, 2017
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Thirsty Thursday w/ Ska Brewing

The first Thursday of each month is Thirsty Thursday with Ska Brewing!  Discounts on Ska beer available at the Bear Bar, cool swag giveaways, and if you find the Ska crew at any of our mountain venues, they just might ...

March 3, 2017
11:00am - 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! 

March 3, 2017
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Firkin Friday – March

What could be better than a great new beer after a great day of skiing?  Join us and our friends from Steamworks Brewing for the monthly Firkin Friday where we tap a small batch keg of a special beer.  The ...

March 4, 2017

Telemark Festival

Come join other Telemark skiers for a great day on the mountain.  The Telemark Festival is designed for beginners who are new to the sport, as well as experienced skiers looking to improve their technique and share the mountain with ...

March 4, 2017
10:30am - 12:30pm

Uncle Clyde’s Run & Slide

Get ready for the whackiest race ever in Durango!  It’s 90 minutes… on the tubing hill.  Run up… tube down.  Repeat!

Most laps wins!

Oh, and it’s a relay race!

Register Now!

 

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

March 4, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meditation Class

Join Shannon for a midday meditation class. This is a great way to take a break from skiing! This class is free and offered at the Durango Mountain Institute. Class starts at noon – 1:30 p.m.

March 4, 2017
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 30-minute ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views!  Take the Purgatory Village Express chairlift ride, then ride in the snowcat, enjoy the scenery and some hot cocoa.  Don’t forget your camera.

$50 per person — ...

March 4, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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 giveaways!

On January 28, they’ll be giving away a solar powered speaker/cooler backpack.

On ...

March 4, 2017
2:30pm - 5:30pm

LIVE MUSIC – The Cannondolls

Come in to Purgy’s for some great live music from The Cannondolls.  Their music features beautiful melodies and deeply honest lyrics, with influences from Hank Williams, Woody Guthrie, Patsy Cline, and others.

March 4, 2017
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains, as well as unique culinary offerings in a cozy setting.  Experience a ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant.  Start with a mulled wine or champagne reception, ...

March 4, 2017
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 ...

March 5, 2017

Locals Benefit Day

Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefitting four fantastic local charity partners.

March 5, 2017
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is free to the public and located at the Durango Mountain Institute. Class starts at 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

March 5, 2017
9:00am - 2:30pm

Demo Day!

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10, and it all goes to charity.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of skis and snowboards all day.  Demos start at 9am, and last demo is at ...

March 8, 2017
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 30-minute ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views!  Take the Purgatory Village Express chairlift ride, then ride in the snowcat, enjoy the scenery and some hot cocoa.  Don’t forget your camera.

$50 per person — ...

March 9, 2017
6:00pm - 7:15pm

Yoga with Nicole

This class is free to the public. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute. 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

March 10, 2017 to March 12, 2017

Mogul Skiing Championships

Come watch as the top USSA Rocky Mountain division mogul skiers age 8-14 vie for Colorado State Championships.  Qualified athletes will represent Aspen, Purgatory, Steamboat, Summit County, Telluride, Winter Park, Vail, and Pajarito. Competitors are judged based on turns, air, ...

March 10, 2017
11:00am - 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! 

March 11, 2017 to March 19, 2017

Spring Break at Purg

Purgatory Resort is the place to be for Spring Break, with great skiing and fun activities each day for both kids and adults!

Spring Break Savings Kids Ski FREE + 25% Off Lodging

Kids 12 and younger ski FREE when you stay 2 ...

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March 11, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meditation Class

Join Shannon for a midday meditation class. This is a great way to take a break from skiing! This class is free and offered at the Durango Mountain Institute. Class starts at noon – 1:30 p.m.

March 11, 2017
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 30-minute ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views!  Take the Purgatory Village Express chairlift ride, then ride in the snowcat, enjoy the scenery and some hot cocoa.  Don’t forget your camera.

$50 per person — ...

March 11, 2017
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Live Music: The Clods

Come in to Purgy’s after a great day of skiing for some great live music from The Clods!  They have been picking various styles of dirty bluegrass around Durango for over ten years, and are happy to have their bass ...

March 11, 2017
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Miller High Life Cooler Giveaway

Come over to Purgy’s after a great day of skiing, enjoy a cold Miller High Life, and you might walk away with an awesome cooler compliments of our friends at Miller.

3pm at Purgy’s.

March 11, 2017
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains, as well as unique culinary offerings in a cozy setting.  Experience a ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant.  Start with a mulled wine or champagne reception, ...

March 11, 2017
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 ...

March 12, 2017
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is free to the public and located at the Durango Mountain Institute. Class starts at 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

March 12, 2017
4:30pm - 8:00pm

Live Music @ Paradise Pizzeria: Andrew Sickler

Andrew Sickler performs acoustic guitar at Paradise Pizzeria from 4:30 – 8pm.  Come on in for a great dinner or just to enjoy the music!

March 13, 2017
2:30pm - 5:30pm

LIVE MUSIC @ Purgy’s– Hello Dollface

Join us for LIVE MUSIC by local Indie-Soul favorites, Hello Dollface,  2:30-5:30 at Purgy’s.

 

March 13, 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Tubing Hill Party & S’Mores!

Come on down to the Tubing Hill!  We’ll be roasting S’mores and spinning tunes while you and your friends have a blast sliding down the hill.

March 14, 2017
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Live Music @ Purgy’s: Full Moon Medicine

You will not want to miss this fantastic Americana band all the way from Austin, TX!  Their music combines elements of folk, roots, rock, and hip hop, as well as some traditional Appalachian and country tunes.

2:30 – 5:30 at Purgy’s.

March 14, 2017
4:30pm - 8:00pm

Live Music @ Paradise Pizza: Dave Luna

Dave Luna performs acoustic guitar at Paradise Pizzeria from 4:30 – 8pm.  Come enjoy a great dinner or hang out at the bar!

March 14, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Tequila Night

Just $15 for this special tasting event, and space is limited to just 35 people.

For this special Spring Break event, we will introduce you to the wonderful world of tequila.  A tequila expert will present four excellent tequilas representing the ...

March 15, 2017
11:00am - 2:00pm

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, 2017
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Balloon Animals!

Come meet Ruby Balloon, Purgatory Resort’s balloon artist!  She’ll be here to create any balloon animal your imagination can think of!

She’s especially good at making balloon ornaments for your ski helmet!

You’ll find her in Purgy’s, Paradise Pizzeria, and all over ...

March 15, 2017
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 30-minute ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views!  Take the Purgatory Village Express chairlift ride, then ride in the snowcat, enjoy the scenery and some hot cocoa.  Don’t forget your camera.

$50 per person — ...

March 15, 2017
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Snowboard Giveaway w/ Alaskan Amber Ale

Want to win a sweet new Jones snowboard?  Come on over to Purgy’s and you just might walk away a winner!  This giveaway is compliments of our friends at Alaskan Amber Ale.  Enjoy one of their fantastic beers after a ...

March 15, 2017
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains, as well as unique culinary offerings in a cozy setting.  Experience a ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant.  Start with a mulled wine or champagne reception, ...

March 16, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ska Brewing: Special Tapping — March

Come join the Ska Brewing crew for a special tapping of a new beer at Purgy’s.  Details to be announced as we get closer to the date.  As always with the Ska gang, there will likely be some giveaways, good ...

March 16, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Build Your Cardboard Derby Racer!

Want to enter the Cardboard Derby, but don’t have your derby racer ready?  No problem!  We’ve got cardboard, duct tape, string, and paint — plus, an expert who can help you design and build your vessel.

Even if you don’t plan ...

March 16, 2017
6:00pm - 7:15pm

Yoga with Nicole

This class is free to the public. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute. 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

March 17, 2017
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Steamworks Clam Bake

Oh, yeah — it’s back!  The famous Steamworks Clam Bake will be rocking the deck at Powderhouse.  $5 for a bowl of clams, $4 for a Steamworks beer, or get the “John Elway” $7 beer-and-a-bowl special.  Proceeds benefit the Purgatory ...

March 17, 2017
3:00pm - 3:30pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway in the Plaza

Come on down to the plaza after a great day of skiing and enjoy a cold Coors Light.  Our friends from Coors are giving away an awesome pair of Liberty skis to a lucky winner!  Liberty is a great Colorado ...

March 17, 2017
3:30pm - 7:30pm

Evening Snowshoe Tour!

Explore the mountain in a whole new way, on a guided snowshoe tour!  You will have the mountain all to yourselves after the skiers have gone for the day.

The tour includes a picnic at the Powderhouse, with wine, cheese, and ...

March 18, 2017
10:00am - 1:00pm

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 18, 2017
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 30-minute ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views!  Take the Purgatory Village Express chairlift ride, then ride in the snowcat, enjoy the scenery and some hot cocoa.  Don’t forget your camera.

$50 per person — ...

March 18, 2017
2:30pm - 5:30pm

LIVE MUSIC – The Assortment

Join us in Purgy’s for live music from one of Durango’s favorite bands, The Assortment!  These melodic and whimsical entertainers feature an eclectic mix of genres.

March 18, 2017
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains, as well as unique culinary offerings in a cozy setting.  Experience a ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant.  Start with a mulled wine or champagne reception, ...

March 19, 2017
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is free to the public and located at the Durango Mountain Institute. Class starts at 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

March 21, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm

Never Summer Demo Day!

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

They’ll be in the base area all day starting at 9am.  Just bring an ID and we’ll get you some great gear to demo.

March 22, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm

Never Summer Demo Day!

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

They’ll be in the base area all day starting at 9am.  Just bring an ID and we’ll get you some great gear to demo.

March 22, 2017
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 30-minute ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views!  Take the Purgatory Village Express chairlift ride, then ride in the snowcat, enjoy the scenery and some hot cocoa.  Don’t forget your camera.

$50 per person — ...

March 23, 2017
6:00pm - 7:15pm

Yoga with Nicole

This class is free to the public. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute. 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

March 24, 2017
11:00am - 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! 

March 25, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meditation Class

Join Shannon for a midday meditation class. This is a great way to take a break from skiing! This class is free and offered at the Durango Mountain Institute. Class starts at noon – 1:30 p.m.

March 25, 2017
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 30-minute ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views!  Take the Purgatory Village Express chairlift ride, then ride in the snowcat, enjoy the scenery and some hot cocoa.  Don’t forget your camera.

$50 per person — ...

March 25, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Backside Bistro

Come on over to Backside Bistro at Dante’s and enjoy a cold Coors Light.  Our friends from Coors are giving away an awesome pair of new Liberty skis to a lucky winner!  Awesome Colorado ski company — check them out!

2pm ...

March 25, 2017
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains, as well as unique culinary offerings in a cozy setting.  Experience a ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant.  Start with a mulled wine or champagne reception, ...

March 31, 2017
11:00am - 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! 

April 1, 2017
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!

3pm at the Bear Bar.

April 2, 2017
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Pond Skimming

That’s right, it’s happening, people!  Pond skimming is back at Purgatory Resort!

As the weather gets warmer and the season starts to wind down, there’s no better way to celebrate than this classic Springtime event on the mountain.

So get your skis ...

May 27, 2017
9:00am - 2:00pm

IHBC Quarter Horse!

Now in its 46th year, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic marks the official start to summer in Durango.  And Purgatory Resort is the host for the finish line of the Quarter Horse race.

Come watch as hundreds of riders make their ...

August 5, 2017
9:00am - 1:00pm

Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race

Get muddy and conquer the obstacles on this adventure race that is fun for the whole family.  This is one of Purgatory’s most popular events of the year.

This mud run has more than 20 great obstacles, tons of mud, and ...

September 23, 2017
9:00am - 1:00pm

Mountain Marmot Race

2016 Mountain Marmot Trail Race Video

2016 Race Results

Check out the 2016 Mountain Marmot Trail Race results.

For all you trail runners out there, this one is for you.

Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the top, ...

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