Purgatory is a family-friendly ski resort that is perfect for someone who craves dry, light powder, few crowds and a down-to-earth atmosphere. Fantastic snow conditions, sleigh-rides, snowmobile tours and miles of cross-country wilderness surround "Purg" and nearby Durango. Terrain park enthusiasts can enjoy the Paradise Terrain Park, which features a 400-foot halfpipe, jumps, rails and drops and Pitchfork Terrain Park featuring rails, tabletops, gaps and big air jumps.
Those looking to get on the slopes for the first time will be welcomed by a world-class ski school and plenty of beginner terrain. If getting off-the-beaten-path appeals to the adventurer in you, consider a vacation to Durango, Colorado and nearby Purgatory Mountain Resort. Besides the mountain, Durango, Colorado is a 4-season mountain destination for mountain bikers, climbers, and hikers as well.