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 is $50, not to exceed total of 375 pounds. Book in advance here. They will be operating 10am – 3pm each day through MLK weekend, and their schedule typically fills up quickly.
Scenic Snowcat Tours: Experience a scenic 30-minute ride in a snowcat and enjoy spectacular panoramic views! $50 per person Saturday & Sunday at 12:30pm. Reserve online or visit Guest Services.
Snowcat Dinner Excursions: Enjoy spectacular views of the alpenglow on the Needles Mountains, as well as unique culinary offerings in a cozy setting. Experience a ride in the enclosed snowcat up to the Powderhouse Restaurant. Start with delicious mulled wine, then savor a sophisticated menu of hors d’oeuvres, fresh salad, handcrafted soup, main course and dessert, plus 2 glasses of wine or beer. 5pm-8:30pm Saturday & Sunday (limited seating, reservations required) Book online, call 800-525-0892 or visit Guest Services.
Guided Snowshoe Tours: Explore the mountain with a guided snowshoe tour at 9am or 1pm daily and learn about the geology, plants, and wildlife in the area. Stop by Guest Services to make your reservation.
Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides: Buck’s Livery is offering sleigh rides starting at 4pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. $49 for adults, $39 for kids 12 and under. Call 970-385-2110 to sign up.
Tubing: The Tubing Hill is open Friday – Sunday from noon – 6pm. $10 per hour.
Evening Snowshoe Tour: See the mountain in a whole different way, on a guided snowshoe tour. Take the last chair up on Saturday, and snowshoe down the mountain, stopping for wine and snacks at Powderhouse. Tour costs $65 and departs at 3:30pm, and returns by 7:15pm. Call Guest Services at 970-385-2147 to sign up.
Picasso & Vino: After skiing on Saturday, unleash your artistic side in an instructor-led painting session. You’ll take home a beautiful 12×12 Purgatory winter scene that you created yourself! $32/person. Children welcome with parent. Saturday, 5:00 – 6:45pm.
Kids’ Night Out: Drop the kids off at The Den, Purgatory’s slopeside child care, for a fun Saturday night from 5:30 – 9pm. The evening includes pizza dinner, games, and movies for just $30 per child. Call 970-385-2144 for reservations.
Steamworks Brewing Osprey Pack Giveaway: Steamworks Brewing is on the mountain Saturday with an Osprey pack giveaway at Purgy’s at 3pm.
Snowboard Giveaway from Alaskan Amber: Be at Backside Bistro on Sunday at 2pm to enjoy some great Alaskan Amber beer and you might just be the lucky winner of a brand new snowboard!
Food and Beverage Specials!
Bratwurst Grill– Saturday through Monday come out to our new Bratwurst Grill out on the Beach! We will be serving up unique brats from 12pm – 4pm. For $8 come try something new with Rattlesnake, Buffalo, Elk and Pheasant bratwursts.
Drink Specials– Our on mountain bars will be serving up $3 mimosas and Charlie Browns all day! We will also have our new Beach bars serving beer, wine, and liquor from 12pm – 4pm.
Beach Party: Dj Codestar will be rocking Purgy’s patio Saturday to Monday from 1pm-4pm! Make sure to grab some of our awesome drink specials and dance the day away on the beach!
Saturday, Noon – 3pm: Paul Christian plays Powderhouse
Saturday, 2:30 – 5:30pm: Bacon plays in Purgy’s