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Last updated: February 22, 2018 5:31 am

Snow Report

Purgatory is now 100% open so come get in those turns. Another storm has rolled in with 3″ overnight and since the lifts stopped turning yesterday.  We could get 1-2 feet from this storm into the weekend according to Open Snow.  Open daily, 9-4pm.

Purgatory now offers FREE lodging with lift ticket purchase! Learn more here.

Save on lift tickets when you purchase online 48 hours in advance! 2 for 1 Tues., Car Load Wed., Senior Wed. & more! Purchase lift tickets online in advance!

Local’s Benefit Day #3 is this Sunday. You must purchase your Locals Benefit day discounted lift tickets online by Friday midnight. A portion of each benefits four local charity partners.

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Trails Open
7
Lifts Open
39-46”
Base Depth
100%
Open

Snow Totals

3”
24 hrs
3”
48 hrs
14”
72 hrs
19”
7 Days
93”
Season Total
3”
Since 4 pm

Weather Forecast

Overnight

Snow Showers and Patchy Blowing Snow iconSnow Showers and Patchy Blowing Snow
22° high / 11° low
Wind: SW 12 G 22 MPH

Thursday

Snow Showers and Patchy Blowing Snow iconSnow Showers and Patchy Blowing Snow
22° high / low

Friday

Snow Showers Likely and Patchy Blowing Snow iconSnow Showers Likely and Patchy Blowing Snow
21° high / low

Saturday

Slight Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Sunny iconSlight Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Sunny
20° high / 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
    Advanced
    Paradise Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Intermediate
    Pitchfork Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Intermediate
    Divine Comedy Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Easiest
    T-2 Terrain Park
  • Open Icon
    Easiest
    Animas City Adventure Park
  • Open Icon
    Easiest
    Angels Tread Terrain Park
  • Close Icon
    Easiest
    Pinkerton Starter Park
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Tubing Hill

  • Our Tubing Hill is open Fri-Sun 12 - 6pm
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Road Conditions

Highway 550

Snow covered.  Please use caution.  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: 9am-4pm   Open Icon  Open
    • more-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  Demon

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Exodus

       Open Icon Open
    • expert-only  Gelande

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Lower Hades

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Upper Hades

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

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

       Open Icon Open
    • 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
    • most-difficult  Styx

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Tinker's Dam

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

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Yellow Brick Road

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

    Hours: 9am - 4pm   Open Icon  Open
    • most-difficult  Ambassadors Glade

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Animas City

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Middle Bank

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  El Diablo

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Limbo

       Groomed icon Groomed  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: 9am - 3:30pm   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

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Hermosa Parkway

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Nirvana

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Peace

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Salvation

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Silvertip

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Snag

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Where

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Zinfandel

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 4: Twilight Lift

    Hours: Sat & Sun 9am - 4pm    Groomed icon Open as Needed
    • 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

       Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Pinkerton Toll Road

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

    Hours: Sat & Sun 9am-3:30pm    Groomed icon Open as Needed
    • 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

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Lower Deadspike

       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

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Wapiti

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Yote's Chute

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 6: Needles Lift

    Hours: Sat & Sun 9am-4pm    Groomed icon Open as Needed
  • Lift 7: Graduate Lift

    Hours: 9am-4pm   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: 9am-3:30pm   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
    • most-difficult  Kim Kim

       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
    • 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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Siegele Street

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Vincent's

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
  • Lift 9: Columbine Lift

    Hours: 9am-4pm   Open Icon  Open
  • Lift 11: surface lift returns you to Lift 8

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

    Hours: Tue, Sat & Sun 9am-4pm    Groomed icon Open as Needed

Upcoming Events

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


SkiBike Festival!

February 23, 2018
It’s the 16th annual SkiBike Festival!  This is the longest running ski bike festival in the country!  We have a whole weekend of ski bike activities planned for you, including lessons, demos, races, and social get-togethers. Whether you already ...
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Bar Hop Friday w/ Steamworks Brewing

February 23, 2018
Find Kris & Brian from Steamworks Brewing at various bars across the mountain, and they might just buy you a beer! Hint: They start at the Powderhouse (1-2pm), and finish up at Purgy’s (3-4pm). All Steamworks beers are $1 off on Bar ...
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Dave Spencer Ski Classic

February 24, 2018
At this annual fundraiser for the Adaptive Ski Association of Durango, skiers with and without disabilities ski side-by-side to support ASA’s mission to make outdoor recreation accessible to everyone. Purgatory Resort partners with ASA to enrich the lives of individuals with ...
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Locals Benefit Day # 3

February 25, 2018
Get reduced-price lift tickets with a portion of each ticket sale benefitting four fantastic local charity partners. Purchase Locals Benefit Day discounted lift tickets online at least 48-hours in advance. Adult: $45 | Teen: $32 | Child: $25 | Senior: $32 Buy Now A portion of ticket sales benefits four local ...
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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 of visit Guest Services.


Call for information (970) 385-2147

Additional Purgatory Activities


Purgatory has great events coming up!

Check out all the Events and Activities online!
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