This package offers great deals on Durango's unique lodging, from budget in-town to deluxe ski-in/ski-out options, when combined with your lifts, lessons and rentals so that you can build the perfect custom ski package to fit your family's needs and budget. You can also enjoy discounts on other fun and exciting Durango activities such as the famous Durango winter train ride, hot springs, snowmobiling and much more!
Only 27 miles from downtown Durango, Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort creates a great family-friendly environment mixed with some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the U.S. With 10 lifts, including a high-speed 6-pack that fires you to the top in just 6 minutes, you can spend more time making turns and less time in lift lines. Ski Magazine selected Purgatory as one of the "7 Great Mountains to Ski With Your Kids" (one of only two resorts from Colorado) as well as "One of the Next Best Places to Ski, Live, Invest and Retire" (the only Colorado town chosen) in 2009/2010. Other accolades, including being named as one of the "Top 20 Ski Resorts in North America" by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, prove that Purg is a hidden gem with big snow and world-class runs.
DMR is a playground for every level with exhilarating yet comfortable beginner runs for the new skier / boarder as well as 125 acres of new expert runs, a terrain park with halfpipe, multiple sections of rails and boxes, consecutive tabletops, step-up and big air hits for the advanced powder hounds.
Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort's is also keeping up with the big name resorts around the country as well. Enhancements include ski and snowboard programs for families and children, a nighttime lesson center and a 25% increase in snowmaking capacity. The 2009/2010 ski season brought DMR the first in a series of major expansions since the mid 1980's, offering advanced and expert skiers a brand new playground. The new Legends Expansion offers 30% more terrain for advanced skiers with over 1200 vertical feet of steep trails and 125 acres of new tree skiing. Also planned in the near future, guests will see the replacement of the Legends Lift (Chair 8) with a high-speed quad, and the clearing of additional terrain.
With 10 chairlifts serving the up to two mile long stretches of over 75 trails, more 950 acres of skiable terrain and an average annual 260 inches of snow, Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort has been a long time favorite of skiers and snowboarders from all over the world.