A man fell 30-feet from the Village Express lift at Purgatory, CO at about 1 pm last Friday and was taken to hospital in a critical condition. Details of the incident and the extent of the man’s injuries have not been released by officials.
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Amanda Anderson, associate marketing director with Mountain Capital Partners, which owns Purgatory, issued a statement in an email:
“On Friday, February 21, at approximately 1:00 pm Purgatory Resort Ski Patrol responded to a report of a guest falling from Purgatory Village Express ski lift. Ski Patrol followed care protocol until approximately 1:30 p.m. when care was transferred to Durango Fire and Rescue. No other details are available through the resort; all inquiries may be directed to Mercy Regional Medical Center.”