Article written by and shared with the permission of: Amber Johnson
The only bad thing about Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is the long haul to get there.
That’s also why it is so great.
Make the seven-hour drive from Denver to Durango’s remote enclave in southwestern Colorado and you’ll feel like you’re in the frosty equivalent of Shangri-La. With 1,325 acres of snow-dusted terrain, the San Juan Mountains are arguably Colorado’s most beautiful range.
I skied Purgatory 10 years ago and my only memory is a jarring wipe-out that had me seeing snow.
And a lot of stars.
Much has changed at this premier family-friendly resort since then. If you look at Purgatory’s marketing materials, there is a common theme: new. The new Purgatory Village base facilities include a new village plaza, gorgeous new Purgatory Lodge, new and improved retail shops and a new mountain Activities Center. Continue ReadingRead More »