DURANGO MOUNTAIN RESORT



SKI AREAS COLORADO

DURANGO MOUNTAIN RESORT


June 20, 2024


No new snow to report today, with snowpack levels sitting at 0.0".

Weather today, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. mostly sunny, with a high near 61. light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Terrain Surface NA
Powder Score NA
Snowpack Percent Normal %
Max Recorded Snowpack 202"
Snowfall Past 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 24 Hours 0"
Snowfall Next 5 Days 0"

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Snowpack Depth (Past 7 Days)
Data sourced from Cascade

Recent Air Temperatures

Snow Forecast




5 Day Snow Forecast

Weather into tomorrow, A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.



Hourly Forecast

Snowpack Density

Snowpack vs Snow Water Equivalent
Wet, heavy snowfall generally consists of atleast 12.5% water content or higher for every foot of snow. Lighter, drier snow might contain up to 1.0 inch of water for every foot of snow; up to 8.3% water.



Ski Area Summary

Durango Mountain Resort


Durango Mountain Resort, located in Colorado, boasts over 1,200 skiable acres and 85 trails, with something for every skill level. One of the best trails is the "Pitchfork," which offers stunning views of the San Juan Mountains. Interesting fact: Durango Mountain Resort was originally opened as a summer resort in the early 1960s, with skiing added as a winter activity a few years later. For beginner skiers, the "Purgatory Plunge" is a great starting point. As for après ski, the "Powderhouse" is a popular spot with a variety of beers on tap, live music, and a lively atmosphere.


Terrain Overview

Some of the pertinent mountain ranges and mountain aspects of Durango Mountain Resort (now known as Purgatory Resort) in Colorado include:

1. San Juan Mountains: The resort is located in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado, known for their rugged and scenic terrain.

2. Purgatory Peak: The highest peak at the resort, reaching an elevation of 10,822 feet. It offers challenging terrain for advanced skiers and riders.

3. Lift-served terrain: The resort offers a variety of lift-served terrain for skiers and snowboarders, with a vertical drop of 2,029 feet.

4. Tree skiing: The resort is known for its excellent tree skiing, with gladed runs throughout the mountain providing a unique and challenging experience for advanced skiers.

5. Backcountry access: The resort also offers backcountry access to the surrounding San Juan Mountains, allowing experienced skiers and riders to explore off-piste terrain.

Overall, Durango Mountain Resort (Purgatory Resort) offers a diverse range of terrain and mountain aspects for skiers and snowboarders of all levels.

DURANGO MOUNTAIN RESORT

Nearby Ski Areas 5 day forecast
HESPERUS SKI AREA NA
TELLURIDE NA
KENDALL MOUNTAIN NA
SILVERTON MOUNTAIN NA
DURANGO MOUNTAIN RESORT NA
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