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December 9, 2016
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! 

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December 10, 2016
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Live Music: TJ Rifkin

Come on over to Purgy’s after a great day of skiing for some live music with TJ Rifkin.

2:30 – 5:30 at Purgy’s!

December 11, 2016

Locals Benefit Day

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

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December 11, 2016
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 ...

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December 11, 2016
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Party on the Beach with Ska Brewing!

In honor of our first Locals Benefit Day of the season, our friends at Ska Brewing are throwing a party in the base area.  Come join for fun, shenanigans, and great beer.  And a lucky winner will walk away with ...

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December 11, 2016
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Live Music at Purgy’s: Ben Gibson Band

Everyone loves classic rock, and Ben Gibson Band is Durango’s best!  Come enjoy the tunes after a great day of skiing.

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December 16, 2016
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! 

steamworks
December 17, 2016
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 ...

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December 19, 2016
9:00am - 3:00pm

Meier Ski Demos

Come test out the fantastic skis from our friends at Meier, made right here in Colorado.  They will have their new 2017 gear for you to try, free of charge.

On the beach from 9 – 3.

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December 19, 2016
9:00am - 3:00pm

Gilson Snowboard Demos

Get your Christmas week off to a great start while testing out a sweet Gilson snowboard!  They will be in the base area offering free demos on Monday and Tuesday.  Whether you are looking for a new board or just ...

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December 20, 2016
9:00am - 3:00pm

Gilson Snowboard Demos

Get your Christmas week off to a great start while testing out a sweet Gilson snowboard!  They will be in the base area offering free demos on Monday and Tuesday.  Whether you are looking for a new board or just ...

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December 20, 2016
9:00am - 3:00pm

Meier Ski Demos

Come test out the fantastic skis from our friends at Meier, made right here in Colorado.  They will have their new 2017 gear for you to try, free of charge.

On the beach from 9 – 3.

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December 22, 2016
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ska Brewing: Special Tapping

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 ...

SKA_Brewing_Logo
December 22, 2016
4:30pm - 6:30pm

Cocktail Night: The “Old Fashioned” Way

Take your cocktails to the next level!  We’re partnering with Durango’s favorite speakeasy, The Bookcase & Barber, to put on an evening of classy cocktails and good times.  Best of all, it’s educational!

Bridgett and Beau, our guest bartenders for the ...

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December 23, 2016
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! 

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December 23, 2016
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Santa Claus on the Mountain!

Bring the kids for an afternoon with Santa and Mrs. Claus!  They’ll be on the beach giving out candy canes and finding out who has been naughty or nice.  Be sure to catch their entrance in a horse-drawn sleigh!  Enjoy ...

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December 23, 2016
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 ...

Snowshoe 3
December 23, 2016
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.  Painting, drinks, food, friends… what could be more fun!

Space is limited, ...

purgatory-painting
December 24, 2016
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.

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December 25, 2016
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Christmas Dinner

Enjoy a family-friendly Christmas dinner at Purgy’s at 4:00pm or 5:30pm after a great day on the slopes. We have a fantastic menu planned for this buffet-style holiday feast. Reservations required.

December 26, 2016 to December 29, 2016

Snow Sculptures In The Plaza!

Watch as local artists create their masterpieces out of snow, right before your eyes in the plaza.  Stop by after your day of skiing and watch as their works of art come to life out of a block of snow. ...

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December 26, 2016
2:00pm - 2:30pm

Blue Moon presents: Stub Hub Giveaway

Take an afternoon ski break at the Powderhouse and catch the Stub Hub giveaway sponsored by our friends at Blue Moon Brewing Co.  One lucky winner will walk away with a $100 gift card towards any concert or sporting event ...

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December 26, 2016
3:31pm - 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 ...

Snowshoe 3
December 27, 2016
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.

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December 27, 2016
4:30pm - 6:30pm

Whiskey Tour

Come explore the wonderful world of whiskey!  We’re partnering with Durango’s favorite speakeasy, The Bookcase & Barber, to put on a whiskey tasting event you will not want to miss!

Bridgett and Beau, our guest bartenders for the evening, have selected some amazing ...

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December 27, 2016
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Live Music @ Purgy’s: Andrew Sickler

Andrew Sickler performs acoustic guitar at Purgy’s from 6 – 9pm.  Come on in for a great dinner or just to enjoy the music!

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December 28, 2016
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.

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December 28, 2016
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Blue Moon presents: Cooler Giveaway

Take an afternoon ski break at the Paradise Pizzeria and come enjoy a beer with our friends from Blue Moon Brewing Co.  They will be giving away an awesome Blue Moon cooler to a lucky winner!

3pm at Paradise Pizzeria.

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December 28, 2016
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Live Music @ Paradise Pizza: Dave Luna

Dave Luna performs acoustic guitar at Paradise Pizzeria from 5:30 – 8pm.  Come enjoy a great dinner or hang out at the bar!

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December 29, 2016
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.  Painting, drinks, food, friends… what could be more fun!

Space is limited, ...

purgatory-painting
December 30, 2016
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! 

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December 31, 2016
3:00pm - 3:00pm

New Belgium Ski Giveaway – Bear Bar

Stop by the Bear Bar for your chance to win a brand new pair of Rocky Mountain Underground skis from New Belgium Brewing.

Enjoy a pint of New Belgium beer while you are there!

3:00pm!

 

 

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December 31, 2016
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 ...

Snowshoe 3
December 31, 2016
5:00pm - 8:00pm

New Year’s Eve: Dinner Options

Hoody’s will offer a special buffet dinner, featuring live music by Lacey Black.  Seatings at 5pm or 7pm.  Reservations are required.  Call 800-525-0892..

Additional New Year’s Eve dining options are available at Paradise Pizzeria, which will serve pizza and show the ...

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December 31, 2016
5:30pm - 10:30pm

Kids Night Out NYE

Parents, enjoy your New Year’s Eve celebration while the kids have a night of fun at The Den Childcare Center from 5:30pm – 10:30pm.

Kids ages 2 months to 10 years will enjoy their time spent with Miss Heidi and her ...

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December 31, 2016
5:30pm - 6:30pm

New Year’s Eve: Fireworks & Torchlight Parade

Durango loves a party, and we have a great one on New Year’s Eve at Purgatory Resort.

Apres-Ski:

Festivities start with live Music by the Kirk James Band, 2:30-5:30pm at Purgy’s.

Parade & Fireworks:

At dusk (around 6pm), come out to the beach for ...

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December 31, 2016
9:00pm - 1:00am

New Year’s Eve Party!

Come join the party at Purgy’s to bring in the new year.  Durango’s favorite blues band, the Kirk James Band, will be playing Ragtime, Texas Shuffles and funky groove for a late night set, 9pm-1am.

If you’re hungry, Purgy’s will offer a limited ...

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January 5, 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 ...

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January 6, 2017 to January 8, 2017

USASA Snowboard Slalom & Giant Slalom Races!

Sign up to compete, or just come watch!  We’ve got three days of snowboard races on Upper Hades and the NASTAR course.  The races will feature both slalom and giant slalom courses.

Event Registration:

Register online on the USASA registration site.

Race Day Registration: ...

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January 6, 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 ...

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January 6, 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! 

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January 6, 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Firkin Friday — January!

It’s our monthly Firkin event!  Steamworks Brewing is on the mountain to tap this amazing beer!  We’ll have more details about the specific beer when we get closer to the date.  We tap the keg at 3pm at Purgy’s!

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January 7, 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.

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January 7, 2017
3:00pm - 3:00pm

New Belgium Giveaways

Stop by Purgy’s for your chance to win some sweet giveaways from our friends at New Belgium Brewing.

Enjoy a pint of their amazing beer while you are there!

3:00pm!

 

 

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January 7, 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 ...

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January 8, 2017

Locals Benefit Day

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

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January 8, 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 ...

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January 11, 2017
5:00pm - 7:30pm

Twilight Nights Race Series: Nordic, Snow Shoe, & Fat Bike

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 ...

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January 13, 2017 to January 16, 2017

Winterfest 2017

We’ve packed all of our amazing winter activities into one fantastic weekend.  That’s why we call it “Winterfest!”

Ice Climbing: Kling Mountain Guides are at Purgatory Resort on Saturday and Sunday offering ice climbing classes for just $50. (Regular price $129 ...

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January 13, 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! 

steamworks
January 14, 2017

Ice Climbing!

Kling Mountain Guides is offering an amazing deal on ice climbing clinics as part of Purgatory’s Winterfest celebration.

Just $50!  Normally prices start at $129 and up.

These half-day clinics are family-oriented and geared towards the “never have I ever” ice climber.

Registration ...

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January 14, 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sled Tours

Enjoy this fun adventure with our friends from Durango Dog Ranch as they take you around the Resort on a sled pulled by their amazing dogs.  They are offering one-hour tours throughout the weekend, Saturday – Monday.  Hours are 10am ...

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January 14, 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 ...

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January 14, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Osprey Pack Giveaway with Steamworks Brewing

Come over to Purgy’s and join the team from Steamworks Brewing.  They will be giving away an Osprey pack to a lucky winner.  What could be better than a great Steamworks beer and a chance to win a cool pack ...

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January 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 ...

Snowshoe 3
January 14, 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.  Painting, drinks, food, friends… what could be more fun!

Space is limited, ...

purgatory-painting
January 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 ...

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January 15, 2017

Ice Climbing!

Kling Mountain Guides is offering an amazing deal on ice climbing clinics as part of Purgatory’s Winterfest celebration.

Just $50!  Normally prices start at $129 and up.

These half-day clinics are family-oriented and geared towards the “never have I ever” ice climber.

Registration ...

ice climbing
January 15, 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sled Tours

Enjoy this fun adventure with our friends from Durango Dog Ranch as they take you around the Resort on a sled pulled by their amazing dogs.  They are offering one-hour tours throughout the weekend, Saturday – Monday.  Hours are 10am ...

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January 15, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Snowboard Giveaway from Alaskan Amber

While you are enjoying the backside of the mountain, come take a break at Backside Bistro and enjoy an Alaskan Amber.  Our friends from Alaskan are giving away a custom Jones snowboard!

2pm at Backside Bistro.

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January 16, 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sled Tours

Enjoy this fun adventure with our friends from Durango Dog Ranch as they take you around the Resort on a sled pulled by their amazing dogs.  They are offering one-hour tours throughout the weekend, Saturday – Monday.  Hours are 10am ...

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January 18, 2017
5:00pm - 7:30pm

Twilight Nights Race Series: Nordic, Snow Shoe, & Fat Bike

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 ...

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January 19, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ska Brewing: Special Tapping — January

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 ...

SKA_Brewing_Logo
January 20, 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! 

steamworks
January 21, 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.

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January 21, 2017
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Miller High Life Cooler Giveaway

Our friends from Miller High Life are giving away an awesome retro High Life cooler.  Come enjoy a cold beer after a great day of skiing!

3pm at Purgy’s.

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January 21, 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 ...

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

Twilight Nights Race Series: Nordic, Snow Shoe, & Fat Bike

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 ...

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January 26, 2017 to January 29, 2017

Gay Ski Weekend

Join us 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 right at the Resort!

We ...

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January 27, 2017 to January 29, 2017

Women’s 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.

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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! 

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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 ...

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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.

cannondolls
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 ...

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

Twilight Nights Race Series: Nordic, Snow Shoe, & Fat Bike

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 ...

McDonalds logo
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 ...

SKA_Brewing_Logo
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 ...

Happy hops hunt image
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! 

steamworks
February 3, 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 ...

steamworks_small_web
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 ...

clods3stamp
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!

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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! 

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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February 11, 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pm

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 ...

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February 12, 2017

Locals Benefit Day

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

Snowshoe 3
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 ...

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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 ...

SKA_Brewing_Logo
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! 

steamworks
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!

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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.  Painting, drinks, food, friends… what could be more fun!

Space is limited, ...

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February 20, 2017

Teacher Appreciation Day

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

And it’s not just for teachers.  Anyone who works for a school in La Plata County is ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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! 

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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!

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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!

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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! 

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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March 5, 2017

Locals Benefit Day

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

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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 ...

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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! 

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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! 

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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 ...

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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! 

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

Mountain Marmot Race

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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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