Ski & Ride School

Multiple Snow Sports Disciplines, including Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Telemark Skiing and SnowBiking!


Learn to ski and snowboard from the "Best in the Southwest."  Purgatory is an official Rossignol Experience Center & Burton Method Center featuring specialized equipment and teaching programs designed to make learning fun and easy. Our top pros offer tips and full instruction to help first time beginners to all mountain experts quickly become better, stronger, and more confident. Private and group lessons are available for Children ages 4-12 and Adults 13 and up.

Best in the Southwest - Purgatory Ski & Ride School

Multiple Lesson Formats

We'll make sure you get comfortable with your abilities...and mostly, having fun with family and friends and enjoying the great outdoors at Purgatory! Choose from Group, Private or Friends & Family. For private lessons, give us a call at 970-385-2149.

Ski & Ride School - The Best in the Southwest

 

All Ages!

Group Lessons

 

Meet others of your ability level and receive instruction in a group setting. We offer instruction in Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Telemark Skiing, and Snowbikes. Students are grouped by ability and ski on terrain appropriate to thegroup’s level. Children age 4-12, Adults age 13 and up. These lessons can be booked online.

 

Private Lessons

All Terrain Pioneers at Durango Mountain Resort

One-on-One coaching focused solely on you and your goals/interests. We offer instruction in Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Telemark Skiing, and Snowbikes. These lessons cannot currently be booked online.

2 Hr Private Lesson: $210
3 Hr Private Lesson: $315
Full Day - 5 Hr Private Lesson: $525

 

Friends & Family Lessons

Clinics at Durango Mountain Resort - Purgatory

Build a group of up to 5 of your family members and/or friends. You must choose your instructor’s discipline (ski, snowboard, telemark), and he/she will teach to the lowest skill level member of the group. These lessons cannot currently be booked online.

2 Hr Friends & Family Private Lesson: $280 (2 students)
3 Hr Friends & Family Private Lesson: $420 (2 students)
Full Day - 5 Hr Friends & Family Private Lesson: $650 (2 students)

Each additional person $60 (up to 5 people)

 

Request Private Lesson

Found your dream coach? You can request that instructor in this format. We offer instruction in Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Telemark Skiing, and Snowbikes. Please call Ski & Ride School in advance at 970-385-2149 and we will check with the instructor regarding their availability. These lessons cannot currently be booked online.

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Join us Friday, November 28th as we kick off the ski season at Purgatory!  We'll be open weekends only until conditions permit daily operations.  Call the Ticket Office at 970-385-2168 for more details on operations and early season discounted lift tickets.

Save 20% on Early Season Stay & Ski Specials!

Join us as we kick off the ski season at Purgatory! Save 20% on lodging and enjoy early season discounted lift tickets.* Book online or call 800-525-0892 and make your reservations today!

Rocky Mountain Getaway at Durango Mountain Resort*Resort opens Friday, Nov. 28. Call 970-385-2168 for operation dates and early season ticket pricing. Some restrictions may apply. Valid through Dec. 11, 2014.
 
Are you ready for another awesome Winter Season at PURGATORY!?!

Get your lift tickets, rentals, lessons and lodging online now and save, just a click away!

Opening Day is Friday, Nov. 28.  Please call our Ticket Office for details on operations and early season lift ticket pricing. 970-385-2168

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Winter at Purgatory!