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January 25, 2017
5:00pm - 7:30pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting new series of races coming to Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and ...

January 26, 2017 to January 29, 2017

Winter Pride at Purgatory Resort

Join Durango Pride and Purgatory Resort for our inaugural Gay Ski Weekend!  Purgatory Resort is the perfect place to come ski and play.  We have a great weekend of activities and events planned for you, and they all take place ...

January 27, 2017 to January 29, 2017

SheRide Snowboard Camp

Women’s Weekend is Jan. 27-29!  Learn to snowboard or dramatically improve your snowboarding in a safe, FUN, confidence-building environment. This camp is taught by women and is for women. All levels of riders love SheRide Snowboard Camp. Register at www.sheride.com ...

January 27, 2017 to January 28, 2017

Scavenger Hunt!

Find the items on the list below, snap a photo, and you just might win some cool prizes!

The Rules:

On the morning of the scavenger hunt, we will post on this web page a very specific instruction of something you need ...
January 27, 2017 to January 29, 2017

Women’s Ski Weekend

Welcome to Women’s Weekend at Purgatory Resort. Enjoy two days of instruction by women, for women, plus organized breakfast and après activities, dinner and a FREE demo.

purgatory beach après ski women
January 27, 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! 

January 27, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

January 28, 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.

January 28, 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 — ...

January 28, 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 ...

January 28, 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.

January 28, 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 ...

January 29, 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.

February 1, 2017
5:00pm - 7:30pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting new series of races coming to Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and ...

February 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 ...

February 2, 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.

February 3, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pm

Happy Hops Hunt!

Find the cans of Steamworks Third Eye beer hidden on the mountain, and win some great prizes!

Before the lifts open, Ski patrol will hide eight cans of Third Eye Pale Ale at different locations around the mountain.  The cans don’t ...

February 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! 

February 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.

February 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 — ...

February 4, 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 ...

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

Dos Equis Spy Goggle Giveaway

Come on over to Purgy’s after a great day of skiing for some great beer and a chance to win some great goggles from Spy.

3pm at Purgy’s!

February 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, ...

February 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 ...

February 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.

February 5, 2017
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Purgy’s

Come on over to Purgy’s 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 ski ...

February 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.

February 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! 

February 10, 2017
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Firkin Friday – February

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 ...

February 11, 2017

Red Ball Express! Presented by Alpine Bank

Watch over 100 gigantic red exercise balls come tumbling down the mountain. There’s big money on the line if your ball crosses the finish line first!

Now in its 15th year, this fundraiser for Rotary Club is an event you will ...

February 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.

February 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 — ...

February 11, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sierra Nevada Giveaway @ Backside Bistro

Come on over to Backside Bistro at Dante’s and enjoy a cold, refreshing Sierra Nevada beer.  Our friends from Sierra Nevada will be there with some great giveaways!

2pm  at Backside Bistro.

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

Live Music: The Fret Knot

Come into Purgy’s for some great Bluegrass tunes from The Fret Knot, featuring modern and traditional bluegrass music.

February 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 ...

February 11, 2017
5:30pm - 8:30pm

Snow Cat Dinner at Powderhouse w/ Ska Brewing

You will not want to miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity!  After the lifts close and the sun goes down, we’re taking you up the mountain in a snow cat to enjoy an amazing gourmet dinner at the Powderhouse.

Each fantastic ...

February 12, 2017

Locals Benefit Day

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

February 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.

February 12, 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 ...

February 14, 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 ...

February 14, 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 ...

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

Ska Brewing: Special Tapping — February

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 ...

February 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.

February 17, 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! 

February 18, 2017 to February 20, 2017

USASA Snowboard & Skier Halfpipe Competition

Sign up to compete, or just come watch!  We’ve got three days of snowboard and skier halfpipe competitions in the Pitchfork Terrain Park!

February 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 — ...

February 18, 2017
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 Liberty skis to a lucky winner!  Liberty is a great Colorado ski ...

February 18, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ska Party and Giveaways

Join the SKA team at the Bear Bar 2pm-4pm for cool prizes, specials, and more. Live music by The Assortment 2:30-5:30.

February 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.

February 18, 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 ...

February 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, ...

February 18, 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 ...

February 18, 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Night Rail Jam!

We’re taking our classic rail jam event and moving it to prime time under the lights!

Come check out the best talent in the area as they show off their skills in the DC Terrain Park!  This is always one of ...

February 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.

February 19, 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Dante’s Deck Party with Steamworks Brewing

Our friends from Steamworks Brewing will be rocking the deck at Dante’s!  Lots of fun. Lots of beer. Prize giveaways and music!

Noon – 2pm at Dante’s.

February 19, 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 ...

February 19, 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 — ...

February 19, 2017
4:30pm - 6:15pm

Picasso & Vino

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

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not ...

February 19, 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, ...

February 20, 2017

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 ...

February 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.

February 24, 2017 to February 26, 2017

SkiBike Festival!

It’s the 15th annual SkiBike Festival!  This is the longest running ski bike festival in the country!  We have a whole weekend of ski bike activities planned for you, including lessons, demos, races, and social get-togethers.

Whether you already ...

February 24, 2017 to February 26, 2017

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 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! 

February 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 — ...

February 25, 2017
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Live Music: Tiffany Christopher

Come on over to Purgy’s after a great day of skiing and enjoy live music from Tiffany Christopher!

February 25, 2017
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Dos Equis Spy Goggle Giveaway

Come on over to Purgy’s after a great day of skiing for some great beer and a chance to win some great goggles from Spy.

3pm at Purgy’s!

February 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, ...

February 25, 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 ...

February 26, 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.

February 28, 2017 to March 2, 2017

Senior “Spring Break”

Attention, Seniors — we have a special “Spring Break” just for you!  Come enjoy great skiing, specialty clinics designed just for seniors, and fun apres-ski receptions.  Meet new friends on the slopes, mid-week when the crowds are gone.

Three Packages Available:

 

Pick ...

senior ski group
February 28, 2017

Mardi Gras!

Pull out those crazy costumes and come on up for a great day of skiing and celebrating, New Orleans style!

Wear your beads, or grab some from us before you hit the slopes.

At 1pm, meet at bottom of ...

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
9:00am - 4:00pm

Happy Hops Hunt!

Find the cans of Steamworks Third Eye beer hidden on the mountain, and win some great prizes!

Before the lifts open, Ski patrol will hide eight cans of Third Eye Pale Ale at different locations around the mountain.  The cans don’t ...

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
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!

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

Saturday, March 11

Live Music @ Purgy’s:  The Clods, 2:30 – 5:30pm Miller High Life Cooler Giveaway @ Purgy’s, 3pm Kids’ ...
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 13, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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 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 14, 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Dante’s Deck Party with Steamworks Brewing

Our friends from Steamworks Brewing will be rocking the deck at Dante’s!  Lots of fun. Lots of beer. Prize giveaways and music!

Noon – 2pm at Dante’s.

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 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
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 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, ...

Mountain Marmot Trail Race Logo