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Durango / Purgatory

Durango / Purgatory Ski Resort Guide

Durango / Purgatory, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift3,299m
Resort Height2,680m
 Nearest AirportMontrose
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Durango / Purgatory

The American ski resort of Durango / Purgatory is at an altitude of 2,680m.


Durango / Purgatory has direct access to 75 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,680m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,299m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Durango / Purgatory offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Durango / Purgatory.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Durango / Purgatory?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 1 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Durango / Purgatory Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Durango / Purgatory Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,299m
Lowest Piste2,680m
Resort Altitude (Durango / Purgatory)2,680m
Max Vertical619m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Durango / Purgatory
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Durango / Purgatory?

This ski resort is in La Plata, Colorado, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Durango / Purgatory is Montrose, 113 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

There are 11 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Durango / Purgatory open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Durango / Purgatory, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Tourist Office Website for the latest.

Durango / Purgatory