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Hesperus Ski Resort

Route 160, Durango, CO 81326
+1 970-259-3711
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This is a very small ski resort, so Purgatory is a better pick for this area when it comes to... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Jim A
Roseburg, Oregon
Affordable Colorado Skiing

There are no long lines at Hesperus Ski Area. This is a wonderful place for a young family to ski... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Durango, Colorado
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Ski area may be small in size but it offers plenty of challenge for skiers of all ability levels.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good47%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“no lift” (2 reviews)
“tubes” (3 reviews)
“tubing” (5 reviews)
Route 160, Durango, CO 81326
+1 970-259-3711
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a very small ski resort, so Purgatory is a better pick for this area when it comes to skiing. I liked the tiny Hesperus Store at the bottom of the hill as its been there since I grew up nearby in the 70s.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 7 September 2016

There are no long lines at Hesperus Ski Area. This is a wonderful place for a young family to ski. It is relatively inexpensive and a great place to learn to ski.

1  Thank MMColorado7
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Had a great time tubing. Avoided 98% of the crowds up at DMR (Purgatory?) by being willing to tote our own tubes and hike up the hill. We've been to several locations with rope tows or similar for pulling you up the hill. This location...More

Thank golfer425
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We have a winter home nearby and my grown daughters enjoy snowboarding here as it is so easy to get in and out of, plus the prices can't be beat. They do have lessons but you must check ahead of time as they do fill...More

2  Thank sabledad
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I had visited this place with my family and friends, it was lot of fun doing the snow tubing, which cost $10 per tube and 3 tubes per family. It was fun, kids enjoyed. Some improvements could be done with the place though....

3  Thank koolvishal
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We came here on a typical day. I am revieweing 4 stars because they dont offer ski lessons for small children younger than 4. So I wasnt able to go skiing... though we went for the tube hill...had a blast of a time. Very fun...More

1  Thank Carmen V
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Took my 14 year old and nephew 19. This place is awesome and priced right especially for first timers. We arrived shortly after 9 and the boys were in snow board lesson before 10, just them with an instructor. They were on the slopes shreddin'...More

Thank Moxienet
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We where looking for a reasonable price place to take our 2 teenage kids skiing for the first time. They have a 1st timers package that is cheap it includes a lesson, gear, and lift ticket. The instructors where very nice and helpful so patient...More

1  Thank Haley M
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I don't know why this place doesn't get more reviews. We skied our first day at purgatory and it was a nightmare. Thousands of people crowding into one ski resort with long wait lines and ridiculously high prices. Someone in our condo recommended Hesperus so...More

2  Thank memekarsonsdad
Reviewed 27 December 2015

great value for skiing of any level, they even have night skiing as conditions allow. This is a local hideaway kinda place and is a gem of a ski area

1  Thank 2526Vet
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