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Last updated: February 23, 2017 5:11 am

Snow Report

Powder days are back at Purgatory.  Snow began falling this morning.  1” new, 66” mid mountain base, powder/packed powder. Looks like we’ll top 18 feet year to date snowfall from this latest series of storms.

Save on Lift Tickets with 2 for 1 Tuesdays, Carload Wednesdays, Throwback Thursdays, & more when you purchase online, 48 hours in advance. Go here to learn more!

Scenic Snowcat Tour departs Saturday at 12:15pm. Snowcat Dining Excursion takes off Saturday at 5pm for a dining experience you’ll never forget. Reserve your space for either soon, before space fills up.  We also offer back country cat skiing and snowboarding.  Ask at guest services.

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Trails Open
9
Lifts Open
66”
Base Depth
100%
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Snow Totals

1”
24 hrs
1”
48 hrs
1”
72 hrs
10”
6 Days
214”
Season Total
1”
Since 4 pm

Weather Forecast

Today

Snow Showers and Areas Blowing Snow iconSnow Showers and Areas Blowing Snow
21° high / low
Wind: SSW 13 G 32 MPH

Friday

Chance Snow Showers iconChance Snow Showers
21° high / low

Saturday

Slight Chance Snow Showers iconSlight Chance Snow Showers
18° high / 14° low

Sunday

Snow Showers Likely iconSnow Showers Likely
24° high / 17° low
View Full National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Forecast

Snow Conditions

Primary Conditions

Powder

Secondary Conditions

Packed Powder

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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
  • Open Icon
    Advanced
    Paradise Terrain Park
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Tubing Hill

  • Open Fri to Sun, 12pm to 6pm
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Road Conditions

Highway 550

Open, clear.  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

       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

       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
    • more-difficult  Tinker's Dam

       Groomed icon Groomed  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

       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

       Groomed icon Groomed  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

       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  Deadspike

       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

       Groomed icon Groomed  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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • most-difficult  James Gang

       Groomed icon Groomed  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

       Groomed icon Groomed  Open Icon Open
    • more-difficult  Sally's Run

       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.


Senior Spring Break

March 1, 2017
Spring Break is not just for kids. Purgatory Resort invites Seniors to this two-day event featuring specialty clinics designed especially for seniors. Learn from our certified ski instructors while meeting new friends. The atmosphere is relaxed and designed to build confidence ...
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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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