• Lodging
  • Tickets
Plan Your Vacation
Plan Your Vacation

Last updated: January 22, 2017 5:48 am

Snow Report

It’s dumped 19″ on us since this storm rolled in on Thursday evening and it’s not over… Snow is forecasted to return this evening bringing another 1 1/2ft through Tuesday.

Scenic Snowcat Tours are being offered this season. Great way to enjoy the scenery of the San Juans. Next tour departs this Saturday, Jan 28. Make your reservation online or by calling 800.525.0892. If you’d enjoy using the snowcat to get to even DEEPER powder, take advantage of Colorado’s largest cat skiing and snowboarding operation- right here at Purgatory! Reserve your powder adventure with Purgatory Snowcat Adventures by calling 970-375-6112.

Ladies Weekend is approaching, Jan 27-29. SheRide Snowboard Camp or Women’s Ski Weekend offers clinics for women, by women. Check out more details and register today.

 

  • Snow & Weather
  • Lift & Trail report
  • Events & ActivitIes
93of94
Trails Open
9
Lifts Open
74”
Base Depth
99%
Open

Snow Totals

6”
24 hrs
12”
48 hrs
19”
72 hrs
21”
7 Days
173”
Season Total
0”
Since 4 pm

Weather Forecast

This Afternoon

Snow Showers Likely iconSnow Showers Likely
24° high / 20° low
Wind: SSW 3 G 10 MPH

Monday

Snow Showers and Areas Blowing Snow iconSnow Showers and Areas Blowing Snow
24° high / 12° low

Tuesday

Snow Showers Likely iconSnow Showers Likely
27° high / low

Wednesday

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

Snow Conditions

Primary Conditions

Powder

Secondary Conditions

Packed Powder

Key:

Open IconOpen Close IconClosed

Terrain Parks

  • 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
  • Open Icon
    Intermediate
    Pitchfork Terrain Park
  • Close Icon
    Advanced
    Paradise Terrain Park
View Terrain Parks Information

Tubing Hill

  • Open Fri to Sun, 12pm to 6pm
View Tubing Hill Information

Road Conditions

Highway 550

Open with snowy & icy spots.  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
    • 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

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Lower Hades

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Upper Hades

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

      Close Icon Closed
    • 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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Styx

       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

       Groomed icon Groomed  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

       Groomed icon Groomed  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

       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

       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: 9am - 4pm   Open Icon  Open
    • easiest  Annie's Angels Tread

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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • easiest  Columbine

       Groomed icon Groomed  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: 9-3:30pm   Open Icon  Open
    • 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  Dead Spike

       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: 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

       Groomed icon Groomed  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  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

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

       Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Vincent's

       Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  Upper Wapiti

       Open Icon Open
  • Lift 9: Columbine Lift

    Hours: 9am - 4pm   Open Icon  Open
    • 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.


      Demo Day: Avalanche Safety Gear, Skis, & Snowboards

      January 22, 2017
      Come test out all this great gear at the Prival Demo Series: Prival – Avalanche Safety Tools  |  DPS – Skis  |  Chimera – Chimera Snowboards  |  Pallas – Women’s Snowboards  |  Verts – Snowshoes  |  SUB Q –  ABS Avalanche AirBag System It’s free, just bring ...
      Learn more

      McDonald’s Twilight Nights Race Series

      January 25, 2017
      If you are into Nordic, snow shoeing, or fat biking, you will want to be a part of this exciting new series of races coming to Purgatory Resort.  It’s the Twilight Nights series, presented by our friends at McDonald’s and ...
      Learn more

      Winter Pride at Purgatory Resort

      January 26, 2017
      Join Durango Pride and Purgatory Resort for our inaugural Gay Ski Weekend!  Purgatory Resort is the perfect place to come ski and play.  We have a great weekend of activities and events planned for you, and they all take place ...
      Learn more

      Women’s Ski Weekend

      January 27, 2017
      Welcome to Women’s Weekend at Purgatory Resort. Enjoy two days of instruction by women, for women, plus organized breakfast and après activities, dinner and a FREE demo. Registration Fee: $249 Includes 2 full days of ski instruction, 2 continental breakfasts, 3 days of après ...
      Learn more

      SheRide Snowboard Camp

      January 27, 2017
      Women’s Weekend is Jan. 27-29!  Learn to snowboard or dramatically improve your snowboarding in a safe, FUN, confidence-building environment. This camp is taught by women and is for women. All levels of riders love SheRide Snowboard Camp. Register at www.sheride.com ...
      Learn more

      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!
      Learn more