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Purgatory Resort Reviews

Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Purgatory

Planning a ski trip to Purgatory? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Purgatory stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Purgatory review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.
  • 3.5

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.9
  • Intermediate
  • 4
  • Expert
  • 3.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3.3
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2.8
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Overall Value
  • 3.6

81 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (28)
  • 34
  • 4 Star Reviews (26)
  • 32
  • 3 Star Reviews (13)
  • 16
  • 2 Star Reviews (5)
  • 6
  • 1 Star Reviews (9)
  • 11

Helpful Highlights:

Overall, the resort was nice, although the staff did not help us "Never-evers". There are terms for first time skiers, but Instructors did not really teach...

  • 3.5

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  • Karen W ( 3rd April 2017)

    Overall, the resort was nice, although the staff did not help us "Never-evers". There are terms for first time skiers, but Instructors did not really teach...

  • David Milford (19th January 2017)

    While it is lacking the quantity of steep and extreme terrain that other Southern Colorado areas and Taos have, I have become a big fan of Purgatory. It als...

  • anonymous ( 8th December 2016)

    decent...

  • Derekw799 (19th March 2016)

    Top of the mountain is good. Bottom is icy in the morning and slushy in the afternoon. Lost of bare spots. Still had fun. No lines ...

  • Carol (18th January 2016)

    New Legends catwalk is extremely dangerous--rocky, exposed dirt (on good snow days) and difficult to make turns. Other alternative to get to bottom of Lift...

  • Diana ( 6th January 2016)

    Wonderful skiing on 1/1 & 1/2. Some icy spots but nothing to complain about. We love lift 8, its great to go from bottom to top in 5 minutes. Have always...

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