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Last updated: March 28, 2017 5:20 am

Snow Report

8″ of fresh snow overnight, all of it since the lifts stopped turning at 4pm Monday,  16″ in the last 5 days. Enjoy fantastic turns today on a mid mountain base of 68”. Lifts 1, 2, 4, 7 & 9 are turning 10-5 today & lifts 3 & 8  10-4:30 on the back side. Purgatory has received more than 21 feet of snow this season.

Celebrate with some Pond Skimming this Sunday, April 2 on the beach.  After this weekend, Purgatory will be open for our extended season on weekends with live music every Sunday! Join us, Apr 7-9, 14-16, 22 & 23, and April 29 & 30.

New Belgium Brewing will be at the Bear Bar this Saturday to give away a bike!

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Trails Open
8
Lifts Open
68”
Base Depth
97%
Open

Snow Totals

8”
24 hrs
8”
48 hrs
10”
72 hrs
16”
5 Days
256”
Season Total
8”
Since 4 pm

Weather Forecast

Today

Snow Likely iconSnow Likely
32° high / 25° low
Wind: NNW 3 G 6 MPH

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny iconMostly Sunny
32° high / 25° low

Thursday

Mostly Sunny iconMostly Sunny
39° high / 29° low

Friday

Snow Likely then Rain/Snow Likely iconSnow Likely then Rain/Snow Likely
43° high / 22° low
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Snow Conditions

Primary Conditions

Powder

Secondary Conditions

Packed Powder

Key:

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Terrain Parks

  • Open Icon
    Advanced
    Paradise Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Intermediate
    Pitchfork Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Intermediate
    Divine Comedy Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Easiest
    Angels Tread Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Easiest
    Pinkerton Starter Park
  • Open Icon
    Easiest
    T-2 Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Easiest
    Animas City Adventure Park
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Tubing Hill

  • Re-Opens Next Season
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Road Conditions

Highway 550

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

Lifts & Trails

Key:  Open Icon  Open  Close Icon  Closed
  • Lift 1: Purgatory Village Express Lift

    Hours: 10a-5p   Open Icon  Open
    • most-difficult  Bottom Catharsis

       Groomed icon Groomed  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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Gelande

      Close Icon Closed
    • most-difficult  Lower Hades

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Upper Hades

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Monkey Gulley

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  No Mercy

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Pandemonium

       Groomed icon Groomed  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: 10a-4p   Open Icon  Open
    • most-difficult  Ambassadors Glade

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Animas City

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Middle Bank

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  El Diablo

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Limbo

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Limbo Alley

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Mercy

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Sa's Psyche

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Walk-A-Lot

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Westfork

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  What

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 3: Hermosa Park Express Lift

    Hours: 10a-4:30pm   Open Icon  Open
    • more-difficult  Airmail

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Upper Bank

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Boogie

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Cool It

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Harris Park (Glades)

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Harris Hill Run

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Hermosa Parkway

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Nirvana

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Peace

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Salvation

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Silvertip

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Snag

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Where

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Zinfandel

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 4: Twilight Lift

    Hours: 10a-5p   Open Icon  Open
    • easiest  Annie's Angels Tread

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Lower Bank

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Columbine

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Lower Demon

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Upper Demon

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Divinity

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Li'l Toot

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Nature Trail

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Pinkerton Toll Road

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
  • Lift 5: Grizzly Lift

    Hours: 10a-4:30p    Close Icon  Closed
    • easiest  BD&M Expressway

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Lower Bull Run

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Upper Bull Run

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Crazy Joe's

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Deadspike

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Lower Dead Spike

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Elevator Shaft

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Grizzly Gulley

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Gunsight

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Path to Peace

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Wapiti

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Yote's Chute

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 7: Graduate Lift

    Hours: 10a-5p   Open Icon  Open
    • easiest  Apprentice

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Flume

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Graduate

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Ph.D.

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Professor

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Skiway

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
  • Lift 8: Legends Lift

    Hours: 10a-4:30pm   Open Icon  Open
    • most-difficult  Blackburn's Bash

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Lower Blackburn's Bash

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Bottom's Chute

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Boudreaux's

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Cathedral Tree Way

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Chet's

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Dirty's Secret

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Elliott's

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Gateway

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  James Gang

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Hoody's

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Joan's Jubilee

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Legends

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Legends Bypass

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  McCormack's

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Lower Paul's Park

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Upper Paul's Park

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Poet's Glade

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Ray's Ridge

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Sally's Run

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Siegele Street

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Vincent's

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Upper Wapiti

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 9: Columbine Lift

    Hours: 10a-5p   Open Icon  Open
  • Lift 11: New surface lift returns you to Lift 8

    Hours: 10a-4:30p    Close Icon  Closed

Upcoming Events

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


Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

March 31, 2017
Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! Hint: They usually start at Backside Bistro (11am-noon), head to Powderhouse (1-2pm), and finish up at Purgy’s (3-4pm).  
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New Belgium Bike Giveaway

April 1, 2017
Come on over to the Bear Bar for some great New Belgium beer and a chance to win a shiny new bike!  This is the official Fat Tire cruiser bike… you know you want one! 3pm at the Bear Bar.
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Pond Skimming

April 2, 2017
That’s right, it’s happening, people!  Pond skimming is back at Purgatory Resort! As the weather gets warmer and the season starts to wind down, there’s no better way to celebrate than this classic Springtime event on the mountain. So get your skis ...
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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!

Check out all the Events and Activities online!
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