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Last updated: October 19, 2018 8:53 am

Snow Report

Purgatory’s scheduled opening day is Saturday, November 17, 2018!

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Weather Forecast

This Afternoon

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46° high / 28° low
Wind: ENE 4 G 10 MPH

Saturday

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46° high / 29° low

Sunday

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51° high / 30° low

Monday

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51° high / 32° low
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Snow Conditions

Primary Conditions

Secondary Conditions

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Terrain Parks

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    Advanced
    Paradise Terrain Park
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    Intermediate
    Pitchfork Terrain Park
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    Easiest
    T-2 Terrain Park
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    Animas City Adventure Park
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    Columbine Terrain Park
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    Angels Tread Terrain Park
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    Intermediate
    Divine Comedy Terrain Park
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    Pinkerton Starter Park
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Road Conditions

Highway 550

For detailed road conditions, visit the Colorado Department of Transportation online.

Lifts & Trails

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  • Lift 1: Purgatory Village Express Lift

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    • more-difficult  Bottom Catharsis

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    • most-difficult  Catharsis

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    • expert-only  Upper Catharsis

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    • more-difficult  Cherub

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    • more-difficult  Demon

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    • more-difficult  Exodus

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    • expert-only  Gelande

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    • most-difficult  Lower Hades

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    • more-difficult  Upper Hades

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    • expert-only  Monkey Brains - Extreme Terrain - Not Patrolled

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    • expert-only  Monkey Gulley - Extreme Terrain - Not Patrolled

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    • most-difficult  No Mercy

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    • most-difficult  Pandemonium

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    • easiest  Lower Pandemonium

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    • expert-only  Upper Pandemonium

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    • more-difficult  Paradise

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    • most-difficult  Styx

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    • more-difficult  Tinker's Dam

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    • more-difficult  Tinker's Dam Detour

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    • easiest  Yellow Brick Road

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  • Lift 2: Engineer Lift

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    • most-difficult  Ambassadors Glade

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    • easiest  Animas City

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    • more-difficult  Middle Bank

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    • more-difficult  El Diablo

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    • more-difficult  Limbo

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    • most-difficult  Limbo Alley

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    • easiest  Mercy

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    • easiest  Sa's Psyche

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    • easiest  Walk-A-Lot

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    • more-difficult  Westfork

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    • more-difficult  What

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  • Lift 3: Hermosa Park Express Lift

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    • more-difficult  Airmail

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    • more-difficult  Upper Bank

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    • more-difficult  Boogie

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    • most-difficult  Cool It

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    • more-difficult  Harris Park (Glades)

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    • more-difficult  Harris Hill Run

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    • easiest  Hermosa Parkway

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    • easiest  Nirvana

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    • more-difficult  Peace

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    • more-difficult  Salvation

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    • easiest  Silvertip

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    • most-difficult  Snag

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    • more-difficult  Where

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    • more-difficult  Zinfandel

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  • Lift 4: Twilight Lift

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    • easiest  Annie's Angels Tread

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    • more-difficult  Lower Bank

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    • easiest  Columbine

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    • easiest  Lower Demon

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    • more-difficult  Upper Demon

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    • easiest  Divinity

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    • most-difficult  Li'l Toot

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    • easiest  Nature Trail

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    • easiest  Pinkerton Toll Road

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  • Lift 5: Grizzly Lift

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    • easiest  BD&M Expressway

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    • expert-only  Lower Bull Run

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    • most-difficult  Upper Bull Run

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    • most-difficult  Crazy Joe's

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    • more-difficult  Deadspike

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    • most-difficult  Lower Deadspike

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    • expert-only  Elevator Shaft

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    • most-difficult  Grizzly Gulley

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    • most-difficult  Gunsight

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    • more-difficult  Path to Peace

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    • most-difficult  Wapiti

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    • most-difficult  Yote's Chute

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  • Lift 6: Needles Lift

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  • Lift 7: Graduate Lift

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    • easiest  Apprentice

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    • easiest  Flume

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    • easiest  Graduate

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    • easiest  Ph.D.

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    • easiest  Professor

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    • more-difficult  Skiway

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  • Lift 8: Legends Lift

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    • most-difficult  Blackburn's Bash

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    • most-difficult  Lower Blackburn's Bash

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    • most-difficult  Bottom's Chute

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    • most-difficult  Boudreaux's

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    • more-difficult  Cathedral Tree Way

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    • more-difficult  Chet's

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    • expert-only  Dirty's Secret

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    • most-difficult  Elliott's

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    • more-difficult  Gateway

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    • most-difficult  James' Gang

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    • most-difficult  Hoody's

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    • more-difficult  Joan's Jubilee

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    • most-difficult  Kim Kim

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    • more-difficult  Legends

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    • more-difficult  Legends Bypass

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    • more-difficult  Major Fun

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    • expert-only  McCormack's

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    • more-difficult  Lower Paul's Park

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    • most-difficult  Upper Paul's Park

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    • most-difficult  Poet's Glade

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    • most-difficult  Ray's Ridge

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    • more-difficult  Sally's Run

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    • most-difficult  Siegele Street

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    • more-difficult  Vincent's

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  • Lift 9: Columbine Lift

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  • Lift 11: Surface Lift that returns you to Lift 8

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  • Lift 13: Magic Carpet in Columbine Beginner Area

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Upcoming Events

For a list of all Purgatory events and activities, click here.


Pre-Season Sales Events

September 21, 2018
Customize Your Ski Season Purgatory Resort’s multi-day, multi-resort cards are back. Get discounted lift tickets at Purgatory Resort, Hesperus Ski Area, Arizona Snowbowl, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort. Buy yours in person at one of the Pre-Season Sales Events ...
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Purgatory Winter Job Fair

October 21, 2018

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Snowshoe Tours

Explore Colorado’s beautiful San Juan Mountains during guided tours.


For more information and to schedule your guided snowshoe tour, call 970-385-2147 or visit Guest Services.

Additional Purgatory Activities


Purgatory has great events coming up!

Check out all the Events and Activities online!
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