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Sundown Mountain

16991 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002-9493
+1 563-556-6676
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Great skiing in Iowa

This was a return visit and I have to say it just keeps getting better every time I visit. They... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2014
sirskisalot2014
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Davenport, Iowa
Great ski area in the midwest

I grew up skiing at Sundown and now take my kids out there. It's a great place to learn before... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2014
Ben M
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Dubuque, Iowa
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Sundown Mountain Resort in Dubuque, Iowa is one of the best Midwest ski resorts and the premier destination to take your family skiing and snowboarding this winter! Conveniently located in the heart of the Midwest, Sundown Mountain Resort attracts skiers and snowboarders of all abilities looking for their winter adventure. At Sundown Mountain, we have something for everyone; whether you are an experienced winter enthusiast or just learning how to get down the hill, Sundown Mountain offers plenty of snowy fun and an unforgettable Midwest winter experience. Sundown is a true Midwest ski resort destination offering great snow and an unforgettable winter experience.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ski area” (4 reviews)
“out west” (2 reviews)
“day trip” (2 reviews)
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16991 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002-9493
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+1 563-556-6676
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

This was a return visit and I have to say it just keeps getting better every time I visit. They were offering some super early season specials and I was a little leery that the conditions would be good as there was no snow on...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2014

I grew up skiing at Sundown and now take my kids out there. It's a great place to learn before tackling the mountains. Sundown has a nice variety of runs and the addition of the terrain park was a big hit. The trails are groomed...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I enjoy the view, the runs, the lifts and the friendly workers at Sundown. The prices are very reasonable. Their hours are very appropriate for the season.

1  Thank Dubuque0
Stephanie G, Public Relations Manager at Sundown Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2014

Thank you so much for the kind comments! Hope to see you out on the slopes this season! Cheers to a snowy winter!

Reviewed 9 April 2014

Nice variety of terrain and what I especially liked is, unlike many midwestern ski areas, Sundown has cut their runs through the trees - almost like a Colorado ski area would - rather than just offer a big wide open bowl. Even though it hadn't...More

Thank Planefella
Stephanie G, Public Relations Manager at Sundown Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2014

We are so glad you had a great time! Our Snow Crew really does an excellent job maintaining the slopes for all of us to play on. I will pass on your praises, we hope to see you around again this winter!

Reviewed 12 March 2014

I went with my family. I am 8 years old and I have only skied a few times. I really liked the green trails. The chair lift was fun. The food at the lodge was good. I ate the fries twice. I would say the...More

1  Thank 44737Joe_G
Stephanie G, Public Relations Manager at Sundown Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2014

Joe, you rock! Thanks for the kind words! We won't tell anyone you ate the fries twice... we do that quite often, they are delicious :) We are so glad you got to spend time with your family on the slopes and hope you come...More

Reviewed 2 March 2014

It's not Colorado, but the chair lift was fast and there were few lines. It's a little odd that you have to buy lift tickets and pay to rent equipment in one building and then go to a second building to actually get the equipment,...More

1  Thank TravelinMommo
Stephanie G, Public Relations Manager at Sundown Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2014

Thanks for the review... We are so glad you had a good time on the slopes! As far as the building set-up, we took your advise and we are in the middle of making a new lodge that will house all ticketing and rental in...More

Reviewed 26 February 2014

We have been to Sundown multiple times as well as other ski parks. Sundown isn't the largest but it is great for some fun outdoor recreation without having to drive for over 4 hours. They have just about any ski size you could need for...More

Thank Angel S
Stephanie G, Public Relations Manager at Sundown Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2014

Thanks for bringing the family to Sundown, Angel! As it looks like you already know, we will have a new lodge, Winter 2015 that will house lift tickets and rental. Your family will be able to grab their rentals and step outside onto the Beginner...More

Reviewed 20 February 2014

My boyfriend and I went skiing for the first time with a beginners package deal we got from our local newspaper which included free ski rental and 1.5 hour lesson. The lessons are fun and not at all intimidating or scary. The instructors are enthusiastic...More

2  Thank Libby M
Stephanie G, Public Relations Manager at Sundown Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2014

So happy you had a great time, Libby! Kuddos to you guys for trying something new and not 'hibernating' for the winter... Hope to see you back again this coming season! Cheers :)

Reviewed 14 February 2014

I have never done snowboarding before, so doing this for first time was a good experience. Whether you choose snowboarding or ski, I recommend wear sunglasses and a scarf or a face mask. Last beginner training is at 12. If traveling from Coralville/Iowa city, takes...More

1  Thank Uriel Alfredo M
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Sundown is a great place to ski in Iowa. The Friday night special is a good deal for a lift ticket and ski rental.

Thank Andy C
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