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Last updated: December 14, 2019 5:18 am

Snow Report

100% of the Mountain is Open!  3″ of New Snow, Powder and Packed Powder.

Save on lift tickets when you purchase online and 48 hours in advance. Buy here.
Community Benefit Day #1 is this Sunday supporting Mountain Studies Institute.
NEW! Enjoy 2 complimentary lift tickets for each day of your 2-night stay with us and enjoy the unique variety of terrain that Purgatory has to offer. Learn More.

 

 

  • Snow & Weather
  • Lift & Trail report
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Trails Open
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Lifts Open
35”
Base Depth
100%
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Snow Totals

3”
24 hrs
3”
48 hrs
3”
72 hrs
3”
7 Days
63”
Season Total

Weather Forecast

Overnight

Snow Showers and Patchy Fog iconSnow Showers and Patchy Fog
33° high / 19° low
Wind: WSW 5 MPH

Saturday

Snow Showers and Areas Fog iconSnow Showers and Areas Fog
33° high / 19° low

Sunday

Snow Showers and Areas Fog iconSnow Showers and Areas Fog
24° high / low

Monday

Mostly Sunny iconMostly Sunny
19° high / -3° low
View Full National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Forecast

Snow Conditions

Primary Conditions

Powder

Secondary Conditions

Packed Powder

Key:

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Terrain Parks

  • Open Icon
    Easiest
    The Bank
  • Close Icon
    Advanced
    Paradise Terrain Park
  • Close Icon
    Intermediate
    Pitchfork Terrain Park
  • Close Icon
    Easiest
    Starter Park
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Inferno Mountain Coaster

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Road Conditions

Highway 550

Snowy, take your time!

For 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: 9am-4pm   Open Icon  Open
    • easiest  Lower Pandemonium

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Yellow Brick Road

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Bottom Catharsis

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Cherub

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Exodus

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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Paradise

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

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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  When

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Mark's Park

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Catharsis

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  666 (formally No Mercy)

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Pandemonium

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Sheol

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Styx

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  777

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Brimstone

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Lower Hades

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Upper Catharsis

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Upper Pandemonium

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Sun Dog

      Close Icon Closed
    • expert-only  Monkey Launch Chutes

      Close Icon Closed
    • expert-only  Monkey Brains - Extreme Terrain - Not Patrolled

      Close Icon Closed
    • expert-only  Monkey Gulley - Extreme Terrain - Not Patrolled

      Close Icon Closed
    • expert-only  Gelande

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Tribulation

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 2: Engineer Lift

    Hours: 9am-4pm    Close Icon  Closed
    • easiest  Animas City

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  The Bank

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Mercy

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

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Walk-A-Lot

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Who

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  El Diablo

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Limbo

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Westfork

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  What

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Pitchfork

      Close Icon Closed
    • most-difficult  Limbo Alley

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Ambassadors Glade

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 3: Hermosa Park Express Lift

    Hours: 9am-3:30pm   Open Icon  Open
    • easiest  BD&M Expressway

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Hermosa Parkway

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Nirvana

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Silvertip

       Groomed icon Groomed  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
    • more-difficult  Harris Hill Run

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Peace

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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Salvation

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Where

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Zinfandel

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Cool It

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Snag

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 4: Twilight Lift

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
    • easiest  Annie's Angels Tread

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Columbine

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Lower Demon

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Divinity

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Lower Divinity

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Nature Trail

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Pinkerton Toll Road

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

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

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Li'l Toot

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 5: Grizzly Lift

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
    • more-difficult  Deadspike

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Path to Peace

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Upper Bull Run

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Crazy Joe's

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Lower Deadspike

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Grizzly Gulley

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Gunsight

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Wapiti

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Yote's Chute

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Lower Bull Run

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Elevator Shaft

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 6: Needles Lift

    Hours:    Groomed icon Open as Needed
  • Lift 7: Graduate Lift

    Hours: 9am-4pm   Open Icon  Open
    • easiest  Apprentice

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Graduate

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

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Professor

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Flume

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Skiway

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

    Hours: 9am-3:30pm   Open Icon  Open
    • more-difficult  Chet's

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Cathedral Tree Way

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Gateway

       Groomed icon Groomed  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
    • more-difficult  Major Fun

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Sally's Run

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

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Blackburn's Bash

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Boudreaux's

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Elliott's

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Hoody's

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  James' Gang

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Kim Kim

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

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

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Poet's Glade

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Ray's Ridge

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Siegele Street

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Bottom's Chute

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Dirty's Secret

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  McCormack's

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 9: Columbine Lift

    Hours: 9am-4pm   Open Icon  Open
  • Lift 10: Ski School Magic Carpet

    Hours: 9am-4pm    Close Icon  Closed
  • Lift 11: Surface Lift that returns you to Lift 8

    Hours:    Close Icon  Closed
  • Lift 13: Magic Carpet in Columbine Beginner Area

    Hours: 9am-4pm   Open Icon  Open

Upcoming Events

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


“Top of Purgatory” Nordic Race

December 14, 2019
We are bringing Nordic and Snowshoe racing to the top of Purgatory Resort!  This race course will begin just above the top of Lift 1 and follow the power line trail out towards the back side of the mountain.  You ...
Learn more

Community Benefit Day # 1

December 15, 2019
Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefiting Mountain Studies Institute and the 2nd annual San Juan Youth Resiliency Summit, bringing together school children from around the region to share research related to forest health. A ...
Learn more

Additional Activities

Purgatory Resort offers additional winter activities in and around our resort. Click the links below for reservations and more information.