While you are in Durango this Winter, spend a day the Nordic Center at Purgatory! The Nordic Center is open, so come on up and and have some fun!
The Nordic Center boasts 18km of groomed cross country trails, through beautiful forests, with incredible views of the San Juan Mountains. Our trails are groomed for both classic cross country, skate skiing and snowshoe trails. Come and enjoy the rustic atmosphere of our warming hut, fueled by a pot-bellied stove, or enjoy a picnic, on the tables out at one of our many scenic viewpoints.
The Nordic Center is open from 9 am to 4 pm. We have equipment rentals available on site, and offer group lessons daily 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. You could also request a private lesson at noon.
The Nordic Center at Purgatory is conveniently located on highway 550, across the road from Durango Mountain Resort, about a quarter mile north.
Our prices are very affordable. Trail fees are $15 a day for adults and $8 for kids and seniors. Our classic rental skis are $15 a day for adults and $7 for kids and seniors. Group lessons are $40 per person. We offer a special combo package that includes a trail fee, rental skis, and a group lesson all for $60.
Group rates are available for 8 or more.
New snowshoe trails and snowshoe rentals for $12. Trail fee is $6. Come join in all the fun!
Please call 970.385.2114 for more information or check out the Junior Race Team website here.