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Last updated: June 19, 2017 2:55 pm

Snow Report

Thanks for a great season. We received over 22 feet of snow! Winter operations are now closed until next season. Be sure to watch for our announcement of opening day for our winter ski season!

Summer Activities began Memorial Day Weekend, and Purgatory is open daily through Aug. 20, then weekends through Oct. 8. 

For the weather forecast, click here.

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Snow Totals

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273”
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Weather Forecast

Today

Areas Smoke then Sunny and Breezy iconAreas Smoke then Sunny and Breezy
71° high / 46° low
Wind: W 4 G 8 MPH

Thursday

Sunny iconSunny
71° high / 43° low

Friday

Sunny iconSunny
70° high / 44° low

Saturday

Sunny iconSunny
71° high / 46° 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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    Easiest
    Animas City Adventure Park
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    Easiest
    Angels Tread Terrain Park
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    Pinkerton Starter Park
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    Intermediate
    Divine Comedy Terrain Park
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Tubing Hill

  • Our Summer Tubing Hill is open DAILY!
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Road Conditions

Highway 550

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

Lifts & Trails

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  • Lift 1: Purgatory Village Express Lift

    Hours: 10am-6pm Open for Summer Mtn Bike & Scenic Rides   Open Icon  Open
    • most-difficult  Bottom Catharsis

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Catharsis

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Upper Catharsis

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Cherub

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Exodus

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Gelande

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    • most-difficult  Lower Hades

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Upper Hades

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Monkey Gulley

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    • most-difficult  No Mercy

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Pandemonium

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Lower Pandemonium

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Upper Pandemonium

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Paradise

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Tinker's Dam

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Tinker's Dam Detour

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Styx

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Yellow Brick Road

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
  • Lift 2: Engineer Lift

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
    • 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

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
    • 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

    Hours: 10am - 6pm Open for Summer Alpine Slide, Mountain Bike & Scenic Rides   Open Icon  Open
    • easiest  Annie's Angels Tread

      Close Icon Closed
    • more-difficult  Lower Bank

      Close Icon Closed
    • 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

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
    • 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 Dead Spike

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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 7: Graduate Lift

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
    • 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

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
    • 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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    • more-difficult  Legends

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    • more-difficult  Legends Bypass

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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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    • most-difficult  Upper Wapiti

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  • Lift 9: Columbine Lift

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
  • Lift 11: New surface lift returns you to Lift 8

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed

Upcoming Events

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


Bands, Brews, & BBQ

July 1, 2017
Durango’s favorite summer music festival is back!  We’ve got a full day of music with a great lineup of bands, presented by Modelo Beer! Your all-inclusive ticket gets you a great BBQ meal, your first beer, and six hours of great ...
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Movie Night Under The Stars!

July 2, 2017
Bring your family and friends and enjoy a night at the mountain with a movie under the stars!  We’ll have a giant movie screen set up on the beach.  The movie starts at dark, roughly 8:15pm. Bring a blanket or camping ...
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Summer Brew

July 8, 2017
Come join us for a fun day of summertime beer drinking!  Summer Brew, presented by Liquor World, is Purgatory Resort’s mid-summer beer festival, featuring all your favorite cold, refreshing, summertime beers! These are the beers you turn to on a hot, ...
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Muck & Mire Mud Adventure Race

August 5, 2017
Get muddy and conquer the obstacles on this adventure race that is fun for the whole family.  This is one of Purgatory’s most popular events of the year. This mud run has more than 20 great obstacles, tons of mud, and ...
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Mushroom & Wine Festival

August 18, 2017
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 & ...
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Darn Tough Mountain Marmot Trail Run presented by Durango Running Company

September 23, 2017
For all you trail runners out there, the Darn Tough 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 top, thinking to ...
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Snowshoe Tours

Explore Colorado’s beautiful San Juan Mountains on these morning & afternoon guided tours. For more information and to schedule your guided snowshoe tour, call 970-385-2147 of visit Guest Services.


Additional Purgatory Activities


Purgatory has great events coming up!

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