Plan Your Vacation
Plan Your Vacation

New! Order food and/or drinks right from your phone while you're at the resort.

Place your order when you’re starting to feel hungry, take a couple more laps then head to the selected restaurant and pick up your food when you received a notification.

Purgatory Ski & Snowboard School: Lesson Checklist

Now that you’ve booked your lesson, here are the next steps.

For your lesson, we want to set you up for success — both before your arrive and during your visit. To ensure that you have everything you need ahead of your lesson, please review the following :

1. Reserve lift tickets and rentals

If you did you not reserve lift tickets and rentals at the same time as your lesson, please make sure to take care of this now.

Ski and snowboard equipment rental reservations are required at least 72 hours in advance.

To reserve both lift tickets and rentals, or just lift tickets, click below.


If you only need rentals, click below.


2. Book your stay

We offer comfortable and convenient accommodations right in the heart of the resort. When you stay at Purgatory Resort, you don’t have to worry about driving to the mountain, finding parking and getting to your lesson on time. Most rooms are located within walking distance to the base area, or a short shuttle ride to the Columbine Beginner Area.


3. Check the snow report the day before your lesson

We highly recommend checking the weather before your lesson and planning accordingly. Pack extra layers, and bring plenty of water.

On snowy days, please allow adequate time to get to the resort ahead of your scheduled lesson. We recommend leaving Durango 1-1.5 hours ahead of lesson on days where road conditions are not clear. 


Thanks for your booking your lesson with Purgatory Ski & Snowboard School! We look forward to your visit.

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