DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – A new lift at Purgatory Resort allows skiers and snowboarders easier access to trails. Lift 11 is a modernized rope two that will take you to the base of the Legends Express Quad Chairlift. Tuesday, officials announced an extended season. Purgatory will be open daily through April 2. Then, the ski resort will be open weekends through the end of April.