Purgatory Ski Resort
is located approximately 30 minutes north of Durango, Colorado on US highway 550. This wonderful resort has a base elevation at 8,793 feet with a summit over 2 miles high at 10,822 feet. There is a vertical drop of 2,029 feet on 1,360 skiable acres. With an annual aver snowfall of 260 inches and the ability to cover 250 acres with snowmaking, the snow will not disappoint.
Purgatory at Durango Mountain has 10 lifts serving 88 runs and can move up to 15,050 per hour up the mountain. They have 1 high speed six person lift, 1 high speed quad, 4 triple chairs, 3 double chairs, and a magic carpet. 20 % of the mountain is for beginners, 45% for intermediate, and 35% is for advanced/expert.
|Window Rates|| Value|
|Students (13-High School)||$55||$58|
Here is a great place to get Durango Mountain Resort (Colorado) Lift Tickets from $48.99 (save 27%)!
|Value Season:||Regular Season:|
|Opening Day to 12/16/2011||12/17/2011 to 1/8/2012|
|1/9/2012 to 2/17/2012 ||2/18/2012 to 3/25/2012|
|3/26/2012 to Close|
Basic Ski Rental - $30
Sport Ski Rental - $35
Performance Ski Rental - $40
Kids Ski Rental - $25
Adult Learn to Ride Snowboard - $35
Adult Cruzer Snowboard - $40
Kids Snowboard - $25
Ski Blades - $40
A 4% resort fee is added to the price upon rental. It is also recommended to make rental reservations a least 4 days prior to arrival during holidays to help insure availability. For more information call the rental line at (970)-247-9000 ext. 11301.
Places To Stay
Slope Side Properties:
Purgatory Village Hotel: With access to mountain trails, the Village Hotel is located at the heart of the Resort. Lodging potions include everything from king rooms to 4 bedroom condos. Click here for online booking
Elk Point Townhomes: A great place to stay with wonderful views, Elk Point Townhomes are three bedroom with garages, in-floor heat, and whirlpool tubs in the master bath. Click here for online booking.
East Rim Condos: These one to three bedroom units inculde full sized kitchens, fireplaces and private decks. Click here for online booking.
Resort Area Properties:
BlackBear Townhomes: Located directly across for the resort's main entrance, BlackBear Townhomes are two to three bedroom units that will satisfy any guest. Click here for online booking.
Cascade Village: With an indoor pool, wood burning fireplaces, hot tubs and a laundry facility you can't go wrong staying at the Cascade Village. Click here for online booking.
For more places to stay visit the Purgatory Properties website.
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