Located in the rugged San Juan Mountains 25 miles north of Durango, Purgatory Resort is recognized as a top value, year-round resort. Carved by glaciers thousands of years ago, Purgatory is a unique blend of steep tree skiing, wide-open cruisers and fun rollers. 

Other winter activities include the Inferno Mountain Coaster, tubing, dog sledding, snowcat scenic tours and dinners, and cross country skiing. The resort offers a variety of lodging from luxurious condos, vacation homes and convenient slope-side units, to value-priced lodge rooms, plus multiple restaurants, shops and a day spa in the base area.  PurgatoryResort.com     

101 trails    13 lifts     8 terrain parks     1,605 acres


When the grass turns green, find plenty of outdoor fun and adventure. Experience high speed thrills on the Inferno Mountain Coaster, alpine slide and zipline, or defy gravity on the bungee trampoline. Take in the views on the scenic chairlift to hiking trails or enjoy paddlesports on Twilight Lake, and discover miles of pristine singletrack at the Purgatory Bike Park. Purgatory offers summer adventures for everyone in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains.

Enjoy Purgatory during the fall when Mother Nature alters the San Juan Mountains to a colorful canvas with brilliant golds, oranges, reds and greens for your hikes, mountain bike outings or relaxation between activities.

No matter what time of year you visit, Purgatory offers a spectacular location, friendly staff and some of the best weather around.