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Purgatory

Named as the Best Value Ski Spot in North America!

Recognized as a Top 10 Emerging Ski Town in North America by National Geographic

Come find out for yourself why Durango, Colorado and Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort is receiving national attention as a great ski town! 

There are many ways to enjoy the winter wonderland, with 88 trails, 10 chairlifts and rarely any lines, it's simple to zip around the mountain and enjoy the spectacular scenery amidst the rugged San Juan Mountains. 

Other fun winter activities include dog sledding (new this year), tubing, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snowmobiling, ice climbing, and more!

See you on the mountain!

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Celebrate a family-friendly Mushroom Festival on August 23rd at Durango Mountain Resort.

2013 Mushroom Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guided Mushroom Hunt

Participate in a guided hunt at 9:30 am with state recognized Wild Mushroom Expert, Chris Ricci, proprietor of Majesty Mushrooms.  A quick shuttle ride will take you to the backside of the mountain to hunt for edible mushrooms with mushroom expert Chris Ricci where you’ll find mushrooms on the mountain that you can take with you to enjoy.  Savor a tasty lunch after your hunt then be transported back to the resort’s base area.   

Mushroom, Wine & Beer Festival

From 3-6 pm, the Festival features live music, educational seminars by Majesty Mushrooms and San Juan Mycology, beer & wine samples, small plates of delicious local and exotic mushrooms dishes, and a mushroom-infused dessert from local artisan ice cream maker, Cream Bean Berry.  Cooking demonstrations by Chef Sergio Verduzco with East by Southwest and Executive Chef Sean Clark with El Moro Spirits & Tavern.  Kids 12 & under will enjoy crafts, fun activities, and kid-friendly food and beverages.  
 

Register Now!

Mushroom Festival from 3- 6 pm includes mushroom-inspired small plates, wine & beer samples, live music, cooking demonstrations, & educational seminars:
            $40 per person
            Kids 12 and under
FREE

Guided Mushroom Hunt from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm includes transportation, expert guide, & lunch:
            $40 per person
             Kids 3 and under are FREE


Combination Festival and Hunt - save when you attend both events!
            $70 for adults
            $40 for kids 12 and under

Register Now for the Musroom Hunt!
 
 

Save 15% on Lodging at Durango Mountain Resort!

Make it a weekend and stay at Durango Mountain Resort while attending the Mushroom Festival!   

Enjoy the convenience of slopeside lodging just steps from the Mushroom Festival!  

With a variety of activities at the resort whether you want to chill out or experience the thrills of the mountain, you’ll appreciate the breathtaking scenery of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains at your doorstep!  

Kick back and relax by the pool and hot tubs, get pampered at the day spa and take in the scenery on the chairlift.  Enjoy the hiking and mountain biking trails, or ride down the Alpine Slide.  

Durango Mountain Resort has something for everyone include a variety of restaurants and shops for your weekend getaway!  

Book Now and Save 15% on Lodging at Durango Mountain Resort!  Call 800-525-0892 or book online:

2014 Mushroom Festival at Durango Mountain Resort