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February 20, 2018 to April 1, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm

Spring Blowout Sale!

Select retail stores are offering up to 40% off their merchandise in the Village Plaza at Purgatory Resort and at Purgatory Sports (2615 Main Avenue). Some exclusions apply– see store associates for details!   Participating Stores Expert Edge, Burton, Alpine Chic, Purgatory Sports ...
burton store snowboards
February 25, 2018

Find Ms. DAC!

Join in a special activity on Benefit Days this season.  Connect with one of our charities, Durango Arts Center (DAC), out on the mountain to win a chance at a DAC membership and special DAC experience.

Who is DAC? She is the ...

February 25, 2018

Locals Benefit Day # 3

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

February 25, 2018
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

February 25, 2018
9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10 for unlimited demos, 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 ...

February 25, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm

Ski for the EC!

Ski for the Environmental Center

Come on out Sunday, January 25th from 10am-2pm to support the Environmental Center. Participants will (amiably) compete against each other to see who can rack up the most laps on our amazing home mountain. All the while, we’ll have ...

February 25, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Afternoon Yoga

This class is $15 for the public and free for DMMA members. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute, located just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

Every Thursday at 4:30pm.

Every Sunday at 5:30pm.

March 1, 2018
7:30am - 8:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 2, 2018

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 2, 2018
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 giveaways!

 

March 3, 2018
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 Now!

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

March 3, 2018
3:00pm - 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 3, 2018
3:00pm - 6:00pm

Special concert: Coral Creek

CORAL CREEK has been entertaining audiences on the Front Range with their high-energy mix of bluegrass, country rock, and blues, and now they are coming to Purgatory Resort for the first time!

CORAL CREEK features the original music of Chris Thompson ...

March 3, 2018
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 4, 2018
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 4, 2018
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Special concert: Coral Creek

CORAL CREEK has been entertaining audiences on the Front Range with their high-energy mix of bluegrass, country rock, and blues, and now they are coming to Purgatory Resort for the first time!

CORAL CREEK features the original music of Chris Thompson ...

March 4, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Afternoon Yoga

This class is $15 for the public and free for DMMA members. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute, located just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

Every Thursday at 4:30pm.

Every Sunday at 5:30pm.

March 8, 2018
7:30am - 8:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 8, 2018
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Afternoon Yoga

This class is $15 for the public and free for DMMA members. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute, located just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

Every Thursday at 4:30pm.

Every Sunday at 5:30pm.

March 9, 2018

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 10, 2018
9:00am - 3:00pm

Venture Snowboard Demos

The crew from Venture is here all day!  Come try out these great snowboards.  It’s free, just bring some ID and a credit card for a deposit.

They will be on the ski beach by Lift 1 all day.

March 10, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Air Bag Jump

We’re inflating a huge air bag and building a sweet takeoff ramp right in the base area!  Come practice your aerial maneuvers and enjoy a nice, soft landing.

The air bag will be available from 10am – 3pm.

Purchase tickets at the ...

March 10, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Backside Bistro

Come on over to the Backside Bistro at Dante’s and enjoy a cold Coors Light.  Our friends from Coors are giving away an awesome pair of new skis to a lucky winner!

March 10, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm

BACK IN BLACK: Concert on the beach!

The best AC/DC tribute band in the country is coming to rock Purgatory Resort!

4pm.  Be ready to rock.

Back in Black is one of the top-drawing tribute acts in the country.  Since 2001, they have been bringing the raw power and ...

March 10, 2018
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 11, 2018

Conundrum Escape Room

Take on a 10-minute escape room challenge from Conundrum Escape Rooms. A group of up to 4 players will have just 10 minutes to find all the clues in the room and figure out how ...

March 11, 2018
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 11, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Air Bag Jump

We’re inflating a huge air bag and building a sweet takeoff ramp right in the base area!  Come practice your aerial maneuvers and enjoy a nice, soft landing.

The air bag will be available from 10am – 3pm.

Purchase tickets at the ...

March 11, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Afternoon Yoga

This class is $15 for the public and free for DMMA members. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute, located just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

Every Thursday at 4:30pm.

Every Sunday at 5:30pm.

March 12, 2018
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Fun with Science: Fire Frenzy!

Our friends from the Powerhouse Science Center are here on the mountain to amaze, educate, and entertain you with science!

This interactive performance will astound people of all ages with gigantic fire balls, whirling flame vortices, and combustion proof money. It’s truly ...

March 12, 2018
5:00pm - 6:45pm

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 ...

March 14, 2018
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 14, 2018
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 15, 2018
7:30am - 8:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 15, 2018
3:00pm - 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 15, 2018
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Fun with Science: Liquid Nitrogen

Our friends from the Powerhouse Science Center are here on the mountain to amaze, educate, and entertain you with science!

This performance explores the coolest science… at -321 degrees Fahrenheit, liquid nitrogen does not occur naturally on Earth. But when we turn ...

March 15, 2018
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Afternoon Yoga

This class is $15 for the public and free for DMMA members. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute, located just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

Every Thursday at 4:30pm.

Every Sunday at 5:30pm.

March 16, 2018

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 16, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Sierra Nevada Giveaway

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

March 17, 2018
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 17, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Steamworks Clam Bake

Oh, yeah — it’s back!  The famous Steamworks Clam Bake will be rocking the deck at Hoody’s.  $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 18, 2018
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 18, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Afternoon Yoga

This class is $15 for the public and free for DMMA members. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute, located just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

Every Thursday at 4:30pm.

Every Sunday at 5:30pm.

March 22, 2018
7:30am - 8:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 22, 2018
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Afternoon Yoga

This class is $15 for the public and free for DMMA members. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute, located just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

Every Thursday at 4:30pm.

Every Sunday at 5:30pm.

March 23, 2018

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 24, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm

Ski-Easter

Kick off your Easter Week with some fun on the mountain!  Ski-Easter is Purgatory Resort’s own special way of celebrating Easter.

Easter Egg Hunts

We will have two hunts, one in the base area for the little kids, and another one up ...

March 24, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Paradise

Come on over to Paradise Pizzeria 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!

March 25, 2018

Find Ms. DAC!

Join in a special activity on Benefit Days this season.  Connect with one of our charities, Durango Arts Center (DAC), out on the mountain to win a chance at a DAC membership and special DAC experience.

Who is DAC? She is the ...

March 25, 2018

Locals Benefit Day # 4

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

March 25, 2018
9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $10 for unlimited demos, 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 ...

March 25, 2018
9:30am - 9:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 25, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Afternoon Yoga

This class is $15 for the public and free for DMMA members. The classes are held at the Durango Mountain Institute, located just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

Every Thursday at 4:30pm.

Every Sunday at 5:30pm.

March 29, 2018
7:30am - 8:30am

Morning Flow Yoga

A vinyasa style yoga for all levels. This class is $15 for the public, and free for DMMA members.

The class is held at at the Durango Mountain Institute, just a few steps from Lift 1 in the base area.

7:30 – ...

March 30, 2018

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 30, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Coors Banquet Cooler Giveaway at Hoody’s

Our friends from Coors have an awesome cooler to give away to a lucky winner.  Swing by Hoody’s, have a Coors beer, and enter to win this great prize!

March 31, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Pond Skimming

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

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

So get your skis shined up, grab a stick of Juicy ...

March 31, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm

AEROMYTH: Concert on the beach!

The world’s best Aerosmith tribute band.  On the ski beach.  This is going to be huge!

4pm.  Be ready to rock.

AEROMYTH has toured all over the country and headlined in Vegas.  Now they’re coming to blow the roof off Purgatory Resort.

April 1, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

Steamworks Deck Party at Powderhouse

Our friends from Steamworks are throwing a big ol’ party on the deck at Powderhouse!  Come on over and join the celebration from 11am – 1pm.  It’s going to be a great day of partying on the mountain!

April 1, 2018
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!

May 31, 2018 to June 3, 2018

[Re]new You: A Mountain Retreat

Come to the beautiful mountains of Southwest Colorado to devote three days to yourself, your health, and your overall well-being.  Purgatory Resort and Sarvaa Superfood are proud to present this healthy living retreat designed specifically for women.

Each day includes sessions ...

July 14, 2018 to July 15, 2018
5:00am - 5:00pm

Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria

The Scott Enduro Cup makes its inaugural stop in Durango for the third round of the 2018 season. Surrounded by the San Juan Mountains, Durango and Purgatory Resort boast some of the most beautiful riding in the state. Spruce and ...