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Plan Your Vacation
Plan Your Vacation

We believe in skiing. 2021/2022 season passes on sale now! Sale ends November 12th.

The Power Pass, comes with unlimited skiing at Purgatory, Hesperus, Snowbowl, Brian Head, Sipapu, Pajarito and Nordic Valley — plus unlimited uplift access at Spider Mountain Bike Park through April 30, 2022.

Snowcat Scenic Tours

Experience a unique ride in a snowcat with breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains.

Enjoy spectacular panoramic views with a scenic snowcat tour from Purgatory Snowcat Adventures. Guests will start by taking a chairlift ride up the Purgatory Village Express, then sit back and relax in our comfortable snowcat while marveling at the surrounding mountain landscape. End your trip with complimentary hot cocoa at the Village Market and Deli.

Scenic tours offer a fun, hassle-free outing for the whole family. Don’t forget to bring your camera! The snowcat ride is approximately 1 hour and the total tour time is around 2 hours.

  • $75 per person 
  • Dates
    • December 18-31, 2021
    • January 1-9, 15-17, 22-23, 29-30, 2022
    • February 5-6, 12-14, 19-20, 26-27, 2022
    • March 5-20, 2022
    • Additional dates may be available upon request 
  • Ages 3+
  • Trips go out at 9:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm each day 
    • 2 hours total 
    • 1 hour in the snowcat with a break halfway for guests to get out, take photos and enjoy the scenery
  • Ticket price includes lift ride to meet the snowcat, scenic snowcat ride and complimentary hot cocoa at the Village Market and Deli

Book Your Tour

Book your Scenic Snowcat Tour by phone at (970) 385-2115 or by email at [email protected].

Or go cat skiing or snowboarding!  With access to over 35,000 acres of expansive terrain in the San Juan backcountry, Purgatory Snowcat Adventures (formerly San Juan Untracked) is Colorado’s largest backcountry skiing & snowboarding operation. Learn more about Snowcat Skiing  

Terms, Conditions & Refund Policy

Scenic Tours are weather and condition dependent and may be canceled on short notice. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance. Cancellations made at least 48 hours before departure will receive a full refund. Cancellations made within 48 hours of departure will receive a resort credit. Credit amounts will be based on the Scenic Snowcat Tour purchaser’s actual purchase price, less insurance, if applicable. Credit can be used for lift tickets, lessons, and rentals.  Credit will be provided electronically, as made available in an online account. If you use your credit on a product that is more expensive, you must pay the price difference between the credit and the new product. Credit can NOT be used for lodging, food, beverage, or resort merchandise. Credit expires on April 30, 2022.