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Gay Ski Weekend

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

Discount on Lodging & Lift Tickets:


We have a special lodging and lift ticket discount just for you.  Book two nights of lodging and get 20% off, plus discounted lift tickets!

Schedule of Activities:


We have lots of fun activities planned for you.  Join in for whatever sounds fun, or just find new friends and enjoy the great skiing.

Thursday, January 26
3:30pm – 6:30pmAlpenglow snow shoe tour

$65 per person, includes lift ticket, guide, wine and cheese picnic


Meet at Guest Services


6pm – 7:30pmCheck-in and Cocktail reception


Hoody’s Day Lodge
Friday, January 27
All dayScavenger hunt

Find items on the mountain throughout the weekend to win prizes!


On the mountain
10:30amGay ski meet up


Lift 1
12:30pmLunch at Powderhouse

Informal meet-up at the on-mountain lodge for lunch.


Powderhouse Lodge
2 – 4pmTubing hill party

A fun break from skiing, with tubing, disco tunes, and S’mores.


Tubing Hill
2 – 5pmLive Music: Big Mama Donna band



Join the group for dinner, either at the Resort’s pizzeria or at the local School House restaurant a mile down the road.


Paradise Pizzeria or The School House


7:30pm – 10pmDance party

Red & White costumes!


Saturday, January 28
All dayScavenger hunt continues


On the mountain
10:30amGay ski meet up


Lift 1
10:30amTeen ski meet up hosted by Rainbow Youth Center


Lift 4
12:30pmLunch at Dante’s

Informal meet-up at the backside lodge for lunch.


Dante’s Lodge
2pmRainbow pride parade on the slopes

Join the group, ride up the lift together, and then parade down!


Meet at Lift 1
2 – 5pm:Live Music:  The Cannondolls



Two options, one at the Resort and one at the Sow’s Ear a couple miles down the road.


Purgy’s and Sow’s Ear


8pm:Evening Entertainment

We’ve got something big in the works — to be announced shortly!


Hoody’s Lodge
Sunday, January 29
10:30amGay ski meet up


Lift 1
11amDrag bingo and Bloody Mary party