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Snowcat Dining Excursions

Passengers unload the snowcat at Powderhouse to enjoy a mountain top dining experience

Back by popular demand! Enjoy this rare opportunity for spectacular views and a unique mountaintop culinary experience by booking a snowcat dining excursion. Guests will enjoy views of the alpenglow over the Needles Mountains from an enclosed snowcat as it ascends the trails on the way to a five-course meal. The only guests in the restaurant will be those who arrive by snowcat, providing an intimate and exciting feel — plus our Executive Chef will create entrees that are sure to impress even the most decadent diners.


Cost$175 per person
includes snowcat ride, dinner, tax & gratuity.
DatesSold out
Time4:00pm – 9:00pm

April 1st Menu

1st Course

Blue Point Oysters two ways, on the halfshell and Rockefeller
Paired with: Jean-Luc Colombo Côtes du Rhône Les Abeilles 2019

2nd Course  

Prosciutto wrapped Cod, Chanterelle Risotto, Prickly pear Burre blanc 
Paired with: Duckhorn Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2021 

3rd Course

Chicken Ballotine, Duck confit, spinach, asparagus creme 
Paired with: Ridge Vineyards Grenache Blanc 2021

4th Course

Smoked Beef Tenderloin, lemongrass gremolata, truffle polenta
Paired with: Ridge Vineyards East Bench Zinfandel 2020

5th Course

Chocolate, raspberry, and date Tart
Paired with: Ridge Vineyards Pagani Ranch Zinfandel 2021 

How it Works

Guests meet at the main Purgatory Ticket Office no later than 4:30p to pick up their tickets and will then be directed towards the Beach in front of Purgy’s Restaurant. Guests will see the snowcats pull up to the Beach area between 4:30p and 4:45p. Please allow the snowcats plenty of room to park and do not begin boarding until your operator has checked your ticket and given you permission to board. The excursion will depart at 5:00p and return around 9:00p. 

  • Snowcat arriving at the beach area to taker passengers to Powderhouse for an elegant dinner
  • Guests take photos of the beautiful sunset outside of snowcat
  • Guest unload the snowcat at Powderhouse during a beautiful sunset
  • Chef explains the menu to guest at Powderhouse
  • Employees passing out plates to guests
  • Guests enjoying a handcrafted meal at Powderhouse

The fine print

Terms, Conditions & Refund Policy

  • Reservations are required 48 hours in advance of the day of the dinner excursion. 
  • A minimum of 10 dinner guests is required for each trip.
  • Dining excursions are weather and condition dependent.
  • If weather or mechanical issues arise, Purgatory may choose to cancel and will provide a full refund. Reservations are otherwise non-refundable.
  • For more information call (970) 385-2115

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