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Events starting on December 31st, 2017:

December 22, 2017 to January 7, 2018
12:30pm - 8:45pm

FREE Hot Springs Shuttle & Discounted Admission

Purgatory Resort is partnering with Trimble Spa & Natural Hot Springs (located off Highway 550, just minutes from Purgatory) to offer guests FREE transportation between Trimble and Purgatory and a special discounted rate, available December 22, 2017-January 7, 2018 (note: ...
December 23, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Drink Specials



Your Holiday shred sesh on the mountain just got more exciting! Enjoy $2.75 Mimosas and Bloody Marys at Hoody’s, Purgy’s, Bear Bar, and Powderhouse. Bear Bar will have extended hours to keep the après vibe going!

Drink specials are available all day, while ...
December 28, 2017 to January 7, 2018
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

Belgian and Percheron Draft horses from Buck’s Livery take a sleigh full of guests on a picturesque mountain sleigh ride admist spruce and aspen trees, with breathtaking views of the San Juan National Forest and Needles Mountain Range.

Sleigh Rides are available at ...
December 31, 2017
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 – ...
December 31, 2017 to January 1, 2018
9:00am - 1:00am

New Year’s Eve at Purgatory

  NEW! Night Skiing & Tubing We will be having the first-ever New Year’s Eve party in the Columbine area! Festivities include:

Night skiing and tubing open until 12:30am
DJ Dean will be rocking the mountain
Drinks, food, and fire pits at the Elevation station
December 31, 2017
3:00pm - 3:30pm

S’mores Party

Come on over to Hoody’s deck from 3 – 3:30pm and enjoy delicious s’mores on us!

We’ll have all the supplies you need to roast your marshmallow and build your s’mores.  Enjoy!

December 31, 2017
5:30pm - 10:00pm

Kids Night Out NYE

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

Kids ages 2 months to 10 years will enjoy their time spent with ...
January 4, 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.

January 4, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm

US Forest Service Open House for the Gelande Lift Realignment

The US Forest Service is hosting a public open house for the Purgatory Gelande Lift realignment proposal at the San Juan Public Lands Center, 15 Burnett Court in Durango.  The public is invited to give feedback to the Forest Service ...
January 7, 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 – ...
January 11, 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.

January 12, 2018 to January 15, 2018

Winterfest 2018

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

 

Dog Sled Tours: Enjoy the ride of your life with Durango Dog Ranch. $195 for a one-hour tour for two passengers.  Additional child ...
January 13, 2018
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Live Music: Bacon

Come enjoy live music at Purgy’s from one of Durango’s favorite bands, Bacon!

12:00pm – 3:00pm at Purgy’s.

January 13, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Skate Ski Clinic

The Durango Nordic Center will be offering a skate ski clinic on Saturday January 13th, at 1pm. The Skate Ski clinic begins at 1:00 PM at the Nordic Center. Equipment rentals are available at the Nordic Center. 

The cost of the ...
nordic center snowy scene
January 18, 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.

January 21, 2018

Locals Benefit Day # 1

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

January 21, 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 ...
January 21, 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 – ...
January 21, 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 ...
January 21, 2018
3:00pm - 6:00pm

Ska beer tasting in the Burton store

Stop by the Burton store in the plaza from 3 – 6pm.  Our friends from Ska Brewing will be offering samples of some great beers!

January 28, 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 1, 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.

February 3, 2018
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Special Concert: Rastasaurus

Rastasaurus mixes a blend of influences from improvisational, reggae, and rock.  They have been entertaining audiences on the Front Range and have shared the stage with legendary acts like The Wailers and Steel Pulse.  Now they are bringing their sound to ...
February 3, 2018
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 skis to a lucky winner!

 

February 4, 2018

Locals Benefit Day # 2

Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefitting four fantastic local charity partners.  Purchase 48 hours in advance to get this great deal!

February 4, 2018

Show Us Your Colors!

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday by wearing your favorite team’s colors up at the mountain!

Wear a jersey… a cap… paint your face… anything you want.  Show some pride for your team, however you want.

Does it have to be Broncos orange?  No! ...
February 4, 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 4, 2018
9:00am - 6:00pm

Snowdown

It’s Snowdown Sunday at Purgatory Resort! Finish off your Snowdown celebration in style with a day on the slopes. Enjoy  a Black Tie costume competition (with a kid’s category!), an ice cream party for the fancy pants ages 12 & younger, and as many laps ...
February 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.

February 10, 2018
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Special Concert: Foxfeather

Foxfeather has been delighting audiences on the Front Range and nationally since 2013, and now they are bringing their sultry, alt-Americana sound to Purgatory Resort for the first time.  This is a concert you will not want to miss!

February 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 – ...
February 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 – ...
February 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.

February 17, 2018
9:00am - 3:00pm

ON3P Ski Demos

Built with pride in Portland, OR!  Come test ride a pair of ON3P skis.  They will be in the base area all day.

Free!

February 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 – ...
February 18, 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Ska Brewing/Venture Snowboard Giveaway

Ska is teaming up with Venture Snowboards to giveaway a sweet board!  Head to the Bear Bar for refreshing Ska beer & enter for your chance to win a Venture Snowboard, plus other cool giveaways.

 

February 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.

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 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 – ...
February 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.

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

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
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
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 3, 2018
1:00pm - 4:00pm

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 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
1:00pm - 4:00pm

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 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 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 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
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 ...
March 13, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
March 13, 2018
5:30pm - 6:45pm

Cocktails 101



We are bringing Durango’s two best bartenders up to the mountain for this special event!   Dave and Lucas from El Moro Spirits and Tavern will entertain and educate you while you help prepare and then enjoy three classic cocktails, expertly prepared.

Reserve Your ...
March 14, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
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
3:30pm - 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 ...
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
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
March 16, 2018
11:00am - 2:00pm

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 11am – 2pm.

Purchase tickets at the ...
March 17, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
March 17, 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm

St. Paddy’s Day Party!

We will be partying out on the Beach for St. Paddy’s day. Dress in green and get ready to show your Irish spirit while participating in our St. Paddy’s Day bar games. From Beer Pong to a Scavenger Hunt St. ...
March 17, 2018
11:00am - 2:00pm

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 11am – 2pm.

Purchase tickets at the ...
March 17, 2018
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Steamworks Clam Bake

Oh, yeah — it’s back!  The famous Steamworks Clam Bake will be rocking the deck at Hoody’s.  Clams, cold beer, and DJ Audioleg spinning tunes.  Proceeds benefit the Purgatory Ski Team.

This party starts at noon and goes until the clams ...
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
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
March 18, 2018
11:00am - 2:00pm

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 11am – 2pm.

Purchase tickets at the ...
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 19, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
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
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
March 24, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
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
9:30am - 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
10:00am - 3:30pm

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 10am, and last ...
March 25, 2018
10:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Sledding – Spring Special – save 10%

Sled dogs from Durango Dog Ranch transport you and your family and friends along a scenic snowy trail, with breathtaking views of Engineer Mountain. A memorable adventure for all ages, hourly dog sledding tours depart from the kennel near the ...
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 29, 2018
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Mariachi Band!

Mariachi Sonidos Del Monte, from Santa Fe, NM is joining us for two days of live music!

They will be roaming the ski beach and Purgy’s, delighting you with authentic mariachi music.

Thursday, 2 – 5pm.

Friday, 3 – 4:30pm.

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

Mariachi Band!

Mariachi Sonidos Del Monte, from Santa Fe, NM is joining us for two days of live music!

They will be roaming the ski beach and Purgy’s, delighting you with authentic mariachi music.

Thursday, 2 – 5pm.

Friday, 3 – 4:30pm.

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
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 7, 2018

Beer-ritaville

You like beer.  You like margaritas.  We see no reason to make you choose.

All weekend, we’re cranking the Jimmy Buffett tunes and celebrating the beginning of spring.

Beer-rita on the ski beach: $9

Discounted price if you are wearing a sombrero, Hawaiian ...
April 8, 2018

Beer-ritaville

You like beer.  You like margaritas.  We see no reason to make you choose.

All weekend, we’re cranking the Jimmy Buffett tunes and celebrating the beginning of spring.

Beer-rita on the ski beach: $9

Discounted price if you are wearing a sombrero, Hawaiian ...
April 15, 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm

Locals Benefit Day # 5

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

May 8, 2018 to May 2, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Ride It Grrl

Hey all you lady shredders! Do you ever find yourself wanting to rip it with a bunch of other chicks and leave the boys at home? Here’s your chance! On Tuesday May 8th and Tuesday May 22nd at 6:30pm, come ...
May 11, 2018 to May 13, 2018
8:30am - 6:30pm

Mother’s Day Sale at Purgatory Sports

Join us at Purgatory Sports Main Ave from May 11th-13th to find the perfect gift just for mom (or yourself)!

Sale Includes:

Bikes: 15% off (20% for passholders) Winter hardgoods (skis, boards, boots, bindings): 40% off Columbia Shoes: 40% off Spyder Apparel: 40% off  

Plus, for ...
Purgatory Sports Main Ave. exterior
May 22, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Ride It Grrl

Hey all you lady shredders! Do you ever find yourself wanting to rip it with a bunch of other chicks and leave the boys at home? Here’s your chance! On Tuesday May 8th and Tuesday May 22nd at 6:30pm, come ...
May 31, 2018 to June 3, 2018

[Re]New You: A Mountain Retreat

Maybe you need a break from your routine. A chance to get away to the mountains, far from your busy life, to focus on you for a few days. Perhaps you have a health concern or two that you’d like ...
July 11, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: Chocolate Indulgence

Enjoy views of the Twilight Peaks while indulging in a variety of artisan desserts. Animas Chocolate Company and the Ore House restaurant will create numerous “duets” that pair handcrafted chocolate desserts with a specialty cocktail, beer, or wine as a ...
July 13, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: Fairy Tales

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Aviram Reichert, piano

GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 Aviram Reichert, piano

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, Op. 35

This performance is dedicated in memory of Maestro Mischa Semanitzky

For details and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.musicinthemountains.com.

A free pre-concert lecture will take place from ...
July 14, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: The Night Owls

A ten-piece ensemble that Austin Monthly named a “band to watch” and Texas Music Magazine called “a smooth addictive blend of pop, R&B and funk that will delight the band’s dance-happy fans.” Influences run the gamut from James Brown to ...
July 15, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: Through the Looking Glass

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello

ADAMS: The Chairman Dances

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 60 Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello

R. STRAUSS: Le bourgeois gentilhomme, Suite, Op. 60

For details and to purchase tickets visit: http://www.musicinthemountains.com.

A free pre-concert lecture will take place from 6 – ...
July 17, 2018
5:00pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports: Beginner’s Ride

Calling all ladies, the beginner’s ride is back due to popular demand!

Purgatory Sports Beginner’s ride is for ladies that have never ridden a mountain bike! You will learn the basics of mountain biking and take those skills to the Three ...
July 20, 2018 to July 22, 2018

BetterRide: MTB Skill Camp W/ Gene Hamilton

With over 28 years of coaching experience including 19 years coaching downhill mountain biking, BetterRide Head coach Gene Hamilton knows how to get you riding at your best. He has coached many of the best US racers (National Champions Mitch ...
July 20, 2018
5:30pm - 9:30pm

Music in the Mountains presents: Pops Night — The Magical Music of Henry Mancini

Richard Kaufman, conductor

Whitney Kaufman, vocalist

Enjoy a multi-course dinner with wine plus live & silent auctions, all followed by a Pops Orchestra concert celebrating the music of Henry Mancini. Hear favorites, such as March from The Great Waldo Pepper, Suite from ...
July 21, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: Baba Yaga

Andrew Hilary Grams, guest conductor

Katherine Steele, oboe

MUSSORGSKY: Prelude to Khovanshchina

MOZART: Oboe Concerto in C, K. 314 Katherine Steele, oboe

MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition

A free pre-concert lecture will take place from 6 – 6:45pm at the Durango Mountain Club.

For details and ...
July 22, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: Wanderer Fantasy

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Andrey Ponochevny, piano

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 60

SCHUBERT/ LISZT: Fantasie in C, Op., 15 D. 760, “Wanderer Fantasy”

Andrey Ponochevny, piano

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36

A free pre-concert lecture will take place from 6 – 6:45pm at ...
July 27, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: Beauty and the Beast

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Sirena Huang, violin

BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56a

BARBER: Violin Concerto, Op. 14

Sirena Huang, violin

MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, “Scottish”

A free pre-concert lecture will take place from 6 – 6:45pm at the ...
July 28, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: I Love a Piano

Tony DeSare, piano/vocals

Thomas Heuser, guest conductor

DeSare performs with infectious joy, wry playfulness, and robust musicality. From jazz clubs to Carnegie Hall to Las Vegas, and major symphony orchestras throughout North America and abroad, Desare brings his fresh take on classics ...
July 29, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Music in the Mountains presents: Prince Charming

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Philippe Quint, violin

BEETHOVEN: Overture to Fidelio, Op. 72

BOLCOM: Violin Concerto in D

Philippe Quint, violin

DVORÁK: Symphony No. 8 in G, Op. 88 ˆ

A free pre-concert lecture will take place from 6 – 6:45pm at the Durango Mountain Institute.

For details ...
August 11, 2018 to August 12, 2018
8:00am - 6:00pm

Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria – Canceled

Purgatory Resort announced today the cancelation of the Scott Enduro Cup by Vittoria. The inaugural event was scheduled for August 11th-12th, 2018. Purgatory Mountain Bike Director Hogan Koesis said that the 416 Fire (which started 10 miles north of Durango ...
August 17, 2018 to August 19, 2018

Rocky Mountain Race Series

On behalf of Chocolate Bunny Productions Purgatory is excited to be a part of the first annual Rocky Mountain Race Series. The Rocky Mountain Race Series will kick-off May 2018 at Pajarito Bike Park and feature one event per month ...
August 30, 2018 to September 2, 2018
5:00am - 5:00pm

Purgatory Grand Prix Pro GRT | Pro XCT – CANCELED

Purgatory Grand Prix | Pro GRT | Pro XCT – Canceled Purgatory Resort announced today the cancelation of the Grand Prix | Pro GRT presented by Troy Lee Designs. The inaugural event was scheduled for August 30-September 2, 2018. Purgatory Mountain ...
September 1, 2018 to September 2, 2018
6:00am - 5:00pm

Fort Lewis College Squawker MTB Classic

Collegiate racing returns to Purgatory this Labor Day for two days of Cross Country, Short Tack, Dual Slalom, and Downhill racing! Event details and a race schedule is listed below:



September 1, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm

Inferno Mountain Coaster | Grand Opening

Come celebrate the brand new Inferno Mountain Coaster with us this Saturday from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm! We will be celebrating this exciting ride with James Coleman! A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 12:00 pm with an informal meet and ...
September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm

YT Rolling Circus at Purgatory Resort

Are you ready to discover your Young Talent?

Then stop by as the Rolling Circus pitches their tents at for a Demo day at our bike park! They will be offering several models available to test out: JEFFSY (all mountain), CAPRA (enduro), ...
September 28, 2018 to September 30, 2018

San Juan Mountain Bike & Music Festival

The inaugural San Juan Mountain Bike and Music Festival comes to Purgatory Resort September 28th – September 30th! Come enjoy bikes, beer, and music in the beautiful setting of the San Juan Mountain range. There will be live music Friday ...
December 7, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Powderhouse

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

2 – 3pm at Powderhouse!

December 7, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Firkin Friday — December!

It’s our monthly Firkin event!  Steamworks Brewing is on the mountain to tap a limited batch of their Raspberry Vanilla Imperial Stout.

They start this beer with their Macho Man Imperial Stout as a base, which has all the attributes of ...
December 15, 2018
9:00am - 3:00pm

Gilson Snowboard Demos

This weekend is your chance to check out a sweet Gilson snowboard!  They will be in the base area offering free demos.  Whether you are looking for a new board or just want to see what Gilson is all about, ...
December 22, 2018

Waffle Cabin Grand Opening

Waffle Cabin is here!  Come celebrate the grand opening with us.  The Waffle Cabin is located in the Columbine beginners’ ski area.  Take a break and try the waffles, treats, and beverages at our newest venue on the mountain.

December 22, 2018
3:00pm - 4:00pm

New Belgium Brewing Patagonia Fleece Giveaway

Stop by the Bear Bar for your chance to win some sweet giveaways from our friends at New Belgium Brewing.  They’ve got some great Patagonia fleeces for you!

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

3 – 4pm!

 

 

December 26, 2018 to December 29, 2018

Snow Sculptures In The Plaza!

Watch as world-renowned artist Keith Martin creates another masterpiece out of snow, right before your eyes in the plaza.  Stop by after your day of skiing and watch as his art comes to life out of a block of snow. ...
December 26, 2018
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Ski-Through Happy Hour: Fenceline Cider

Our friends from Fenceline Cider will be on the ski beach, right in front of Lift 1, giving out free samples of their amazing ciders.  Just ski through and grab a taste right at the lift line!

Noon – 3pm, while ...
December 27, 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Ski-Through Beer Tasting w/ Ska Brewing

Ski on over to the Ska Brewing tent for free samples of their amazing beer.  They’ll be right at Lift 1 where you can ski up and grab a sample right at the lift line.

Ska Brewing is a favorite local ...
December 29, 2018
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Sierra Nevada Samples & Ski Giveaway

Our friends from Sierra Nevada are giving away beer samples and a brand new pair of skis!

Come find them on the ski beach by Lift 1 from 12 – 3pm for beer samples.  Then head over to Paradise Pizzeria from ...
December 31, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm

New Year’s Eve: Night Rail Jam

Night rail jam!  Under the lights!  On New Year’s Eve!  Oh yeah, this is going to be a night to remember!

When our fireworks show ends, the party is just beginning.  We’re going to light up the DC terrain park and ...
January 4, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Angry Orchard Giveaway @ Backside Bistro

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

Backside Bistro, 1 – 2pm.

 

January 4, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Firkin Friday: Specialty Beer Tapping with Steamworks Brewing

Join the crew from Steamworks Brewing as they tap a keg of a unique, limited batch beer called “MY OTHER CAR IS A UNICORN”.  This beer adds mango puree to a New England style IPA to create a tropical fruit ...
January 10, 2019 to January 13, 2019

USSA U14 Speed Camp & Racing

Come check out all the excitement as Purgatory Resort plays host to the USSA U14 Speed Camp!

Thursday:  Speed Training

Friday: Super G Race, 9am – 3pm

Saturday and Sunday: GS Races, 9am – 3pm

January 12, 2019 to January 12, 2020
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 2-hour ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Take a chairlift ride up the Purgatory Village Express, then enjoy a snowcat tour ride with complimentary hot cocoa.

Scenic tours offer a fun, hassle-free outing for the ...
January 12, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Snowboard Giveaway from Alaskan Amber

Come take a break at Purgy’s and enjoy an Alaskan Amber.  Our friends from Alaskan are giving away a custom Jones snowboard!

3 – 4pm at Purgy’s.

January 13, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 2-hour ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Take a chairlift ride up the Purgatory Village Express, then enjoy a snowcat tour ride with complimentary hot cocoa.

Scenic tours offer a fun, hassle-free outing for the ...
January 18, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Full Moon Howler

The Nordic Center at Purgatory will be hosting a full moon howler at 5.30pm.  

Come and cross country ski or snowshoe with us on trails lit by the moon.  Experience the alpine glow of the Twilight Peaks and the rise ...
January 19, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 2-hour ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Take a chairlift ride up the Purgatory Village Express, then enjoy a snowcat tour ride with complimentary hot cocoa.

Scenic tours offer a fun, hassle-free outing for the ...
January 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm

New Belgium Brewing Rocky Mountain Underground Ski Giveaway

Stop by the Bear Bar for your chance to win a sweet pair of Rocky Mountain Underground skis!

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

2 – 3pm at the Bear Bar.

 

 

January 19, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Osprey Pack Giveaway with Steamworks Brewing

Come over to Purgy’s and join the team from Steamworks Brewing.  They will be giving away two Osprey ski/ride packs!  What could be better than a great Steamworks beer and a chance to win a cool pack after a day ...
January 19, 2019
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Steamworks Snowcat Dining Excursion | January 19, 2019

Join us for a special Steamworks Brewery edition snowcat dinner! Featuring a welcome reception and beer pairings to match a 4-course meal, this event is not to be missed for beer and food aficionados. Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow ...
January 25, 2019 to January 27, 2019

Ladies Turn Weekend

Welcome to Ladies Turn, Purgatory Resort’s women-specific weekend! Enjoy two days of instruction by women, for women, plus organized breakfast and après activities, dinner, and a FREE demo. This event is open to skiers and snowboarders.  A discounted, two-day lift ticket is available for ...
purgatory beach après ski women
January 26, 2019 to January 27, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 2-hour ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Take a chairlift ride up the Purgatory Village Express, then enjoy a snowcat tour ride with complimentary hot cocoa.

Scenic tours offer a fun, hassle-free outing for the ...
February 1, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Snowboard Giveaway w/ Alaskan Amber Ale

Want to win a sweet new Jones snowboard?  Come on over to Backside Bistro at Dante’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 ...
February 1, 2019
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 2, 2019 to February 3, 2019
12:30pm - 12:30pm

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 2-hour ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Take a chairlift ride up the Purgatory Village Express, then enjoy a snowcat tour ride with complimentary hot cocoa.

Scenic tours offer a fun, hassle-free outing for the ...
February 9, 2019

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 17th year, this fundraiser for Rotary Club is an event you will ...
February 9, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Paradise Pizzeria

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

3 – 4pm at Paradise Pizzeria.

February 10, 2019

USASA Rail Jam Competition Series

Sign up to compete, or just come watch!  We’ve got three rail jam competitions in the DC Terrain Park!

February 10, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm

Railz Scooter Demos

Free demos all day on the newest sensation to hit the slopes.  These scooters are tons of fun and easy to learn!  Come on out to the ski beach and we’ll put you on a Railz scooter.

9am – 3pm.  Hoody’s ...
February 14, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Valentine’s Day at Purgy’s

Purgy’s Slopeside Restaurant at Purgatory Lodge is now accepting reservations for our special Valentine’s Day dinner! 

Price: $60 per person (does not include tax or 18% gratuity)
Seatings availible at 5 pm and 7 pm


Located in the heart of the ...
February 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

New Belgium Brewing Patagonia Fleece Giveaway

Stop by the Bear Bar for your chance to win some sweet giveaways from our friends at New Belgium Brewing.  They’ve got some great Patagonia fleeces for you!

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

3 – 4pm at ...
February 21, 2019

Colorado High School Championships

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

Thursday, February 21: Slalom Race on Pandemonium

Friday, February 22: Giant Slalom Race on Pandemonium

Both races ...
February 22, 2019

Colorado High School Championships

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

Thursday, February 21: Slalom Race on Pandemonium

Friday, February 22: Giant Slalom Race on Pandemonium

Both races ...
March 1, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Angry Orchard Giveaway @ Backside Bistro

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

Backside Bistro, 1 – 2pm.

 

March 1, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Firkin Friday with Steamworks Brewing

Our friends from Steamworks Brewing are releasing their March special tapping of Irish Car Bomb.  They start with their award-winning Backside Stout, then add Irish Cream and Jameson whiskey flavors.  This is one of the most popular firkins they make.

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

Nikwax Demo Samples

Our friends from Nikwax will be on the ski beach offering free samples of their waterproofing products.  Stop by and say hi and grab a sample.  These products are great for waterproofing all of your wet-weather clothing.

March 3, 2019
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Ska-Di Gras Celebration



Join our friends from Ska Brewing for a Ska-Di Gras Celebration with giveaways, music, beer specials, and of course beads! The fun happens on the deck at Dante’s (top of Lift 5) on Sunday, March 3.

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

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Powderhouse

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

2 – 3pm at Powderhouse!

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

Apres-Ski DJ & Corn Hole

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

3 – 5pm outside Paradise Pizzeria.



March 10, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Ska Brewing Tapping and Swag Giveaway

Ska Brewing will be at the Bear Bar on Sunday, March 10 giving away swag as they tap a new special beer.

ska brewing logo
March 12, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Tequila Night

You are in for a special treat!  At this exclusive Spring Break event, we will be sampling some of the finest tequilas.

To guide us through this special evening, we are honored to partner with Durango’s two best bartenders from El Moro Spirits and ...
March 17, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm

St. Patrick’s Day with Ska Brewing

Join our local friends from Ska Brewing (and a mystery guest) on St. Patrick’s Day for a shindig at the Bear Bar. There will be beer specials, giveaways, a special beer tapping and more!

March 23, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm

Meier Ski Demos

Free demos today from one of the best brands out there, Meier Skis!  Come to the ski beach and bring an ID.

March 23, 2019
11:00am - 2:00pm

Punk Rock Breakfast

Join us for a special Punk Rock breakfast at Dante’s! Featuring $5 breakfast and $5 “manmosas” with live music from Molly Nixons and Your Bones.

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

Coors Light Ski Giveaway at Paradise Pizzeria

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

3 – 4pm at Paradise Pizzeria.

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

Snowcat Dining Excursion | March 23, 2019

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains in this unmatched dining experience. You’ll depart from the base area outside of Purgy’s at 5 p.m. and ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant. There,  you’ll ...
March 24, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Snowboard Giveaway with Ska Brewing

On Sunday, March 24 Ska Brewing will be out on the beach giving away a Venture snowboard! There will also be games, prizes, and of course delicious craft beer. 

April 13, 2019
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.

Little Kids’ Easter Egg Hunt — Tubing Hill – 10:30am

This year’s Easter Egg Hunt for the little kids is on ...
April 13, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm

Fiesta on the Ski Beach

Hola, amigos!  After a great day of Spring skiing, grab an ice cold cerveza and enjoy the sounds of Mariachi Sonidos Del Monte, Santa Fe, NM’s very best mariachi band.

We’ll have a great special all afternoon on street tacos and ...
April 20, 2019 to April 21, 2019

Open This Saturday For Skiing!

The snow is still great, and the mountain is open for frontside skiing on Saturdays 9am – 4pm.

April 21, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm

Beach Party with State 38

Bring the beach balls and the sunscreen!  After a great day of Spring skiing, grab a beach chair and enjoy the sounds of Colorado’s favorite jam band, State 38!

May 4, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm

Be a Part of History on Closing Day!

Celebrate an a-MAY-zing season on closing day, May 4! This will be the first time ever Purgatory is open for skiing in the month of May.

You don’t want to miss this historic day! We’ll be partying on the beach with ...
May 7, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
May 21, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
May 22, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Summer Passholder Appreciation Party

Who’s excited about summer activities and mountain biking at Purg?  We are!  And we want to celebrate with you, our summer passholders.  So we are throwing a big party at our downtown office in honor of the upcoming summer season.

The ...
May 30, 2019 to June 2, 2019

Health, Wealth, & Wholeness: Retreat For Women

Purgatory Resort is pleased to present this very special retreat for women.  Join us for three days devoted to your health and wellness, in an intimate setting.

This retreat is designed and led by Dr. Kim D’Eramo, physician, founder of the ...
June 4, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
June 18, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
June 22, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm

Creature Comforts Mutt n’ Strut Festival & 5K For Dogs

It’s Durango’s dog-friendliest event of the year!

Come enjoy a day on the mountain with your best friend.  We have a morning full of activities that you and your dog will love.

Register Now!

All of the following are included in your entry fee:

5k ...
June 22, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Steamworks Brewing Party w/ DJ & Cornhole

We’re throwing a party in the plaza in front of Paradise Pizzeria, with our friends from Steamworks Brewing.  We’ll have cornhole games, and a DJ spinning tunes.

Come enjoy the party!

 

July 2, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
July 16, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
July 21, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Picasso & Vino

Unwind after a fun day at Purgatory Resort and unleash your artistic side!  Sign up to paint this Purgatory mountain scene on a 12″ x 16″ canvas.

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not a problem! ...
July 30, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
August 10, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm

Live Music: The Reefs

Come enjoy the feelgood music of the Reefs!  They’ll be playing Purgy’s patio.  Come unwind after a day of fun activities or biking.

August 13, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
August 16, 2019 to August 17, 2019

Mushroom & Wine Festival presented by Vectra Bank

The Mushroom & Wine Festival presented by Vectra Bank has become a “wildly” popular event on Durango’s summer calendar.  The forested area around the Resort is known far and wide for having an abundance of wild mushrooms.  Our Mushroom & ...
August 27, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
September 7, 2019 to September 8, 2019

VIDA Mountain Bike Clinic

The VIDA Mountain Bike Clinic is focused on inspiring and creating a passion for mountain biking among women. Their goal is to create lifelong mountain bike riders through high quality instruction and building communities. Grown from the Yeti Beti Clinic ...
September 10, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
September 24, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purgatory Sports Shop Ride

Durango Purgatory Sports Shop Rides! Come join our awesome crew for FREE early evening rides on some of Durango’s best trails! Trails will vary from week to week, from Overend Mountain Park to Dalla Mountain Park, Animas Mountain and Twin Buttes. ...
September 25, 2019 to November 24, 2019

Pre-Season Sales Events

Purgatory will be at the following 2019 pre-season sales events this fall! Purchase your Power Card exclusively at these events – additional discounts on multi-day products and other offers will be available!

Colorado Events  

Date Event Location  Time  October 12-13 Ski Barn Pass Sale 3533 Main Ave
Durango, ...
October 15, 2019

Deep Deals on Lift Tickets

Looking for the best deal of the season on lift tickets? Now is the time to score up to 50% on lift tickets for yourself or family and friends (lift tickets make great stocking stuffers!).

Sale ends October 15.

Learn More

November 20, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Passholder Appreciation Party

Who’s excited about ski season?  We are!  And we want to celebrate with you, our season pass holders.  So we are throwing a big party at our downtown office in honor of the upcoming season.

The whole building will be open ...
November 27, 2019

Opening Day

Come celebrate the first day of Purgatory Resort’s 54th season!  Join us for the traditional celebration at 9am as the first chair of the season starts spinning!

While you’re waiting for that first chair, we’ll be serving complimentary pancakes right at ...
November 27, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Coors Light Yeti Cooler Giveaway

Come on over to the Bear Bar after a great day of skiing and enjoy a cold Coors Light.  Our friends from Coors are giving away their awesome Yeti coolers!

December 6, 2019
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

December 7, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day at Expert Edge

Come demo the latest skis at Expert Edge, our on-mountain gear shop.  For this special demo day, we are offering a heavily reduced price of just $26.  Try up to three different pairs of skis for this one low price.  ...
December 7, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Monster Tasting

Let’s welcome Purgatory’s new energy drink partner!  Come on over to the Monster tent on the ski beach for free samples!

December 8, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm

Demo Day at Expert Edge

Come demo the latest skis at Expert Edge, our on-mountain gear shop.  For this special demo day, we are offering a heavily reduced price of just $26.  Try up to three different pairs of skis for this one low price.  ...
December 8, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm

Beer Tasting & DJ at Powderhouse

Check out the party on the Powderhouse deck!  Our good friends from Next Level will be spinning tunes, pouring free beer samples, and giving away cool swag.

We’ll be there ready to party as you ski in!

December 8, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Monster Tasting

Let’s welcome Purgatory’s new energy drink partner!  Come on over to the Monster tent on the ski beach for free samples!

December 13, 2019
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

December 14, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm

“Top of Purgatory” Nordic Race

We are bringing Nordic and Snowshoe racing to the top of Purgatory Resort!  This race course will begin just above the top of Lift 1 and follow the power line trail out towards the back side of the mountain.  You ...
December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway

Take a break at the Powderhouse 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 company — check them out!

2pm ...
December 15, 2019

Community Benefit Day # 1

Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefiting Mountain Studies Institute and the 2nd annual San Juan Youth Resiliency Summit, bringing together school children from around the region to share research related to forest health.

December 15, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

December 15, 2019
9:00am - 2:30pm

Demo Day

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $20 for unlimited demos, all day long.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of their newest skis and snowboards.  Demos start at 9am, and last demo is at ...
December 20, 2019
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

December 21, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Scenic Snowcat Tour

Experience a scenic 2-hour ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views. Take a chairlift ride up the Purgatory Village Express, then enjoy a snowcat tour ride with complimentary hot cocoa.

Scenic tours offer a fun, hassle-free outing for the ...
December 21, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

December 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm

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.  Enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere in the base area as we ...
December 21, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Backpack Giveaway with Bell’s Beer

Our friends from Bell’s Beer are stopping by Purgy’s with some cool backpacks to give away!  Come enjoy a cold beer after your ski day and stick around for the prize drawing.

3pm at Purgy’s.

December 22, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

December 22, 2019
10:00am - 3:00pm

Holiday Wreath Making

We have all the supplies you need to make a beautiful holiday wreath.  Families and children are encouraged to join in on the festivities!

10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m at the Durango Mountain Institute.

Free!

December 22, 2019
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

Unwind after a great day on the slopes and unleash your artistic side!  Sign up to paint this Purgatory mountain ski scene on a 12″ x 16″ canvas.  Painting, drinks, food, friends… what could be more fun!

Space is limited, and ...
December 24, 2019
5:00pm - 9:00pm

Christmas Eve Dinner

Enjoy a family-friendly Christmas Eve dinner at Purgy’s after a great day on the slopes. We have a fantastic menu planned for this holiday feast.

holiday food on a table
December 25, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm

DJ Codestar plays Purgy’s Patio

Local favorite DJ Codestar will be at Purgy’s patio on Christmas Day, spinning tunes for your listening pleasure!

1:30 – 3:30pm.

December 26, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm

SKA Brewing Tasting

Our friends from Ska Brewing will be at the Bear Bar offering free samples of a special tapping.  Their special beers are always fun to try so be sure to stop by for a taste!

Featuring: Bump n’ Grind Coffee Milk ...
December 27, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Beer Tasting with Steamworks Brewing

Our friends from Steamworks Brewing will be offering samples of their Backside S’mores Stout, by the Bear Bar in the base area.  Come on over and grab a sample.  It’s tasty!

12 – 2pm, while supplies last.

 

December 27, 2019
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

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

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not a ...
December 28, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

December 28, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm

New Belgium Beer Tasting

Our friends from New Belgium Brewing will be giving out samples right on the ski beach.  Ski on up and enjoy!

December 28, 2019
3:00pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Snowshoe 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 ...
snowshoeing during sunset
December 28, 2019
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion | December 28, 2019

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains in this unmatched dining experience. You’ll depart from the base area outside of Purgy’s at 5 p.m. and ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant. There,  you’ll ...
December 29, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

December 29, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Ski-Up Wine Tasting w/ RNDC

Purgatory Resort’s official wine partner, RNDC, will be here doing a midday wine tasting right on the ski beach!

The featured winery, Decoy, will offer samples of their Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Red Blend, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Find us on the ...
December 30, 2019
3:00pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Snowshoe 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 ...
snowshoeing during sunset
December 30, 2019
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Colorado Whiskey Tasting and Cocktails



You are in for a special treat.  At this exclusive event, we will be sampling some of the finest whiskeys from right here in Colorado!

This event is sold out!

These are top-shelf whiskeys, each with a unique story and flavor.  To ...
December 31, 2019
5:00pm - 10:00pm

New Year’s Eve Dinners

Buffet Dinner at Hoody’s This event is now sold out. Hoody’s hosts a special buffet-style New Year’s Eve dinner.  Dinner is served in two seatings: 5pm | 7pm.

Adults $63.25   |  Children (ages 12 & younger) $25.30 | Prices include gratuity — tax will ...
December 31, 2019
5:30pm - 10:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Kid-friendly fun is available for ages 8 weeks to 10 years.  Parents can enjoy an evening out (parents must stay on-property) while the kids are cared for by our qualified staff at Purgatory’s slopeside child care. Activities include pizza, arts ...
December 31, 2019
6:00pm - 6:30pm

Fireworks & Torchlight Parade

Come out to the ski beach at 6pm and join us for our favorite holiday tradition.  Watch as our patrollers and ski school instructors traverse their way down the mountain, lighting up the slopes with torchlights.

When the parade arrives at ...
December 31, 2019
9:00pm - 1:00am

New Year’s Eve Party!

Come join the party at Purgy’s to bring in the new year!  Come dance in the new year with live music from The Reefs!

9pm – 1am.

 



 

January 3, 2020 to January 5, 2020

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 Now!

 

USASA Membership is required to compete.

1 Day ...
January 3, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

January 4, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

January 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway

Take a break at the Powderhouse 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 company — check them out!

2pm ...
January 5, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

January 8, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting series of races at Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and organized ...
January 10, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

January 11, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

January 11, 2020
3:00pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Snowshoe 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 ...
snowshoeing during sunset
January 11, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Snowboard Giveaway from Alaskan Amber

Come take a break at Purgy’s and enjoy an Alaskan Amber.  Our friends from Alaskan are giving away a custom Jones snowboard!

3 – 4pm at Purgy’s.

January 12, 2020
8:00am - 11:00am

Know The Snow Rando Race

Join us for the inaugural rando race from the base of Purgatory Resort to the top and back!

Proceeds benefit the Joe Philpott and Peter Carver Avalanche Scholarship.

The race will feature two courses:  full on pain cave and standard pain cave.

Registration

$30 ...
January 12, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

January 12, 2020
9:00am - 2:30pm

Demo Day

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $20 for unlimited demos, all day long.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of their newest skis and snowboards.  Demos start at 9am, and last demo is at ...
January 15, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting series of races at Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and organized ...
January 17, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

January 18, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Colorado Native Ski Giveaway

Our friends from Colorado Native will be joining the festivities with some great beer and a chance for you to win an awesome pair of Meier skis.

Join us at Purgy’s from 3 – 4pm!

January 18, 2020
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion | January 18, 2020

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains in this unmatched dining experience. You’ll depart from the base area outside of Purgy’s at 5 p.m. and ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant. There,  you’ll ...
January 18, 2020
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Kid-friendly fun is available for ages 8 weeks to 10 years.  Parents can enjoy an evening out (parents must stay on-property) while the kids are cared for by our qualified staff at Purgatory’s slopeside child care. Activities include pizza, arts ...
January 19, 2020
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

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

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not a ...
January 24, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

January 25, 2020 to January 26, 2020

USASA Slopestyle Competition

Sign up to compete, or just come watch the excitement!  We have two days of Slopestyle competitions in Upper Paradise Park!

Register Now!

 

Saturday, January 25th, 2020

Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Registration Cost:  $40.00 Event Location:  Upper Paradise Park Course Inspection 9:15 – 10:15 am Riders Meeting ...
January 25, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Backpack Giveaway with Bell’s Beer

Our friends from Bell’s Beer are stopping by Backside Bistro with some cool backpacks to give away!  Come enjoy a cold beer and stick around for the prize drawing.

1pm at Backside Bistro.

January 26, 2020
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Snowdown Opening Ceremonies & Theme Announcement

To kick off Snowdown week, Purgatory Resort is hosting a costume parade down the slopes plus the live announcement of next year’s Snowdown theme!

12:30pm:  DJ Cody Copp kicks off the festivities at the Bear Bar!

1pm: Parade!  Meet at Lift 1 ...
January 29, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm

McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

If you are into Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting series of races at Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and organized ...
January 31, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

January 31, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Dos Equis Spy Goggle Giveaway

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

2 – 3pm at Paradise Pizzeria.

 

February 1, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

February 2, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

February 2, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm

The Big Game

Watch the big game after a great day of skiing on the mountain!

Purgy’s will have the game on their big screen TVs, plus all your favorite apres-ski menu options.

Kickoff is at 4:30pm.

February 7, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

February 8, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

February 8, 2020
3:00pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Snowshoe 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 ...
snowshoeing during sunset
February 8, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm

New Belgium Brewing Hammock Giveaway

Stop by the Bear Bar 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 – 4pm at the Bear Bar.

 

 

February 9, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

February 9, 2020
9:00am - 2:30pm

Demo Day

Come try all the latest gear!  Just $20 for unlimited demos, all day long.  Your favorite local shops will be on the mountain offering demos of their newest skis and snowboards.  Demos start at 9am, and last demo is at ...
February 14, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

February 15, 2020 to February 17, 2020

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 15, 2020

Telemark Festival

Come join other Telemark skiers for a great day on the mountain!

Whatever your skill level, you’ll enjoy camaraderie with like-minded enthusiasts while trying near gear, building your skills, and having a great time.

Free Demos

Backcountry Experience as well as Mountain Chalet ...
February 15, 2020
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.

February 15, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Powderhouse Deck Party with Steamworks Brewing

Our friends from Steamworks Brewing are throwing a party on the Powderhouse deck, with an Osprey pack giveaway!  Come enjoy great beer, music, prizes, and good times with one of Durango’s favorite breweries.

Noon to 2pm at Powderhouse.



February 15, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Snowboard Giveaway with Ska Brewing

Join our friends from Ska Brewing at the Bear Bar for some great beer and a chance to win a fantastic new snowboard!

Drawing takes place at 3pm.



February 15, 2020
5:00pm - 8:30pm

Snowcat Dining Excursion | February 15, 2020

Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains in this unmatched dining experience. You’ll depart from the base area outside of Purgy’s at 5 p.m. and ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant. There,  you’ll ...
February 15, 2020
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Night Out!

Kid-friendly fun is available for ages 8 weeks to 10 years.  Parents can enjoy an evening out (parents must stay on-property) while the kids are cared for by our qualified staff at Purgatory’s slopeside child care. Activities include pizza, arts ...
February 15, 2020
5:30pm - 8:00pm

USASA Night Rail Jam!

Our biggest rail jam of the season is under the lights in prime time!

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 our most ...
February 16, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Coors Light Ski Giveaway

Take a break at Backside Bistro 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 company — check them out!

1pm ...
February 16, 2020
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Picasso & Vino

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

Space is limited, and registration in advance is required.

Not an artist?  Not a ...
February 21, 2020 to February 23, 2020

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 21, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

February 22, 2020 to February 23, 2020

Ski Bike Rally!

It’s the 17th annual Ski Bike Rally!  This is the longest running ski bike festival in the country!

Whether you already have your own ski bike, or want to try one out for the first time, this is the weekend to ...
February 22, 2020 to February 23, 2020

US Ski & Snowboard Slalom and GS Races

Come check out the action as we have two full days of racing!  Teams from all over Colorado will be competing, including Vail, Loveland, Winter Park, and Steamboat.  This race is open to all U12 and younger athletes in the ...
February 22, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Colorado Native Ski Giveaway

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

2 ...
February 23, 2020

Community Benefit Day # 2

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

February 23, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

February 25, 2020 to February 26, 2020
9:30am - 12:30pm

Ski Patrol Hiring Clinic

Interested in working with the Purgatory Ski Patrol? Join us for the ski patrol hiring clinic on February 25 and 26.   The clinic will begin at 9:30am at the bottom of Lift 1 and will last approximately three hours. Candidates should ...
ski patrol chairlift
February 28, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

February 28, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Dos Equis Spy Goggle Giveaway

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

2 – 3pm at Paradise Pizzeria.

 

February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020

Weston Snowboard Demos

Come demo the newest boards from Weston.  It’s free!

All day, on the ski beach.

February 29, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

March 1, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

March 6, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

March 7, 2020

Hollywood Huckfest

Get ready for big air, prizes, and ultimate glory!  The Huckfest is a “slopestyle-freeride” event, with kickers above the cliff faces on the “Hollywood” expert terrain of the Catharsis run.

Open to skiers and riders ages 10 and up.

Athletes will be ...
March 7, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

March 7, 2020
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!

Competition Categories:

Team up with your best buddy for this tag-team style race.  We will ...
March 7, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

New Belgium Brewing Hammock Giveaway

Stop by the Powderhouse 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!

2 – 3pm at the Powderhouse.

 

 

March 7, 2020
3:00pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Snowshoe 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 ...
snowshoeing during sunset
March 8, 2020

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 Local School Employees Are Invited! Teacher Appreciation Day is not just for teachers.  Anyone who works for a local ...
March 8, 2020
8:30am - 9:30am

Morning Yoga with YogaDurango

YogaDurango will be offering FREE yoga to everyone this season.

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

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

March 13, 2020
11:00am - 4:00pm

Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

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

March 13, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Sierra Nevada Ski Giveaway

Come on over to Paradise Pizzeria and enjoy a cold, refreshing Sierra Nevada beer.  Our friends from Sierra Nevada will be giving away a great pair of skis!

2pm  at Paradise.

March 14, 2020
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 14, 2020
3:00pm - 7:30pm

Alpenglow Evening Snowshoe Tours

Alpenglow Snowshoe 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 ...
snowshoeing during sunset
June 27, 2020
9:00am - 5:00pm

Trail Party Enduro Race

Trail Party is bringing gravity stage racing to Purgatory Resort!

Check out the unique format for this race, designed to maximize the fun and give riders the best chance to perform at their highest level.

This race features:

100% lift access! Ride the stages ...
July 17, 2020 to July 19, 2020

Mountain Archery Festival

Mountain Archery Festival is back for year two at Purgatory Resort!

Details & Registration!

The festival will include various courses and competition formats over three days, including:

Pope & Young course Train To Hunt course Kirsch course Kryptek course Mountain Madness shoot off Neon Night Shoot Kids’ course  

All told, ...
August 7, 2020 to August 9, 2020

Carve Wars presented by Kroegers Ace Hardware

Get ready for the HIGH OCTANE chainsaw carving competition that is entertaining crowds across the country!

Carve Wars showcases the excitement and wonder of this unique artistry. This family-friendly FREE event will take place right in the base area at Purgatory ...
August 14, 2020
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Mushroom & Wine Dinner

Join us  for an exquisite dining experience, celebrating the abundance of wild mushrooms found right here on our mountain!

Chef Joe has prepared a five-course menu, and each course will be expertly paired with an exceptional wine.

View the amazing menu and ...
August 15, 2020
9:30am - 12:45pm

Guided Mushroom Hunt

The Mushroom Hunt presented by Vectra Bank has become a “wildly” popular event on Durango’s summer calendar.  The forested area around the Resort is known far and wide for having an abundance of wild mushrooms.

On this guided foray, local mushroom ...
September 26, 2020
9:00am - 12:30pm

Mountain Marmot Trail Run

For all you trail runners out there, the Mercy Foot & Ankle Center Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company is the race for you.

Have you ever stood at the bottom of a mountain, staring up at the ...
Mountain Marmot Trail Race Logo
October 15, 2020 to November 15, 2020
10:00am - 6:00pm

2020 Ski Barn & Hesperus Ski Patrol Ski Swap

Looking for a great deal on winter gear? Come down to the Ski Barn and Hesperus Ski Patrol’s annual ski swap!

NEW this year! The sale dates have been extended, with a temporary location at 1316 Main Ave. (next to Jimmy John’s). ...
October 30, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

Virtual Winter Job Fair

Want to work where you play? Join us for our virtual job fair Friday, October 30 from 10-11am! Volunteer fair will follow from 2-3pm.

Learn more about the resort and hear from the Purgatory team as they answer your questions about working ...