Guided Naturalist Hikes

Updated dates, times and pricing will be posted soon.

Guided Naturalist Hikes are a great way to learn about the natural environment at Purgatory. The San Juan Mountains Association ( offers free guided hikes every Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am till noon during the summer. The SJMA guided tours run from mid TBD.  Tours meet at Backcountry Experience in the main plaza.

If this schedule doesn’t work for you, take a SELF-GUIDED NATURE TOUR.  You can access this tour via our Scenic Chairlift. The cost is $TBD each.  Tour guide pamphlets are available in the Ticket Office or at Backcountry Experience.

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Purgatory 2014-2015 All-Season Pass Sale

All-Season Passes for Purgatory’s 2014-2015 winter season are available at the lowest rates of the year now through Saturday, April 26.  All-Season pass holders receive unlimited skiing and riding with no blackout dates at Purgatory and can ski free at other participating resorts.  In addition, All-Season pass holders enjoy free summer activities at Durango Mountain Resort before the ski season even begins, as well as savings provided by Durango-area partners throughout the year just by showing your pass.  Visit for more details.