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Sundown Mountain

16991 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002-9493
+1 563-556-6676
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Quiet Place to Ski

Went to Sundown Mountain (Hill) with friends and had a fun time. Easy to get to with no traffic and... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Darien, Illinois
via mobile
Yes, there is skiing in Iowa

What a surprise this place was. A fun and friendly place with better skiing than I had imagined... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Keith E
Cincinnati, Ohio
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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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“day trip” (2 reviews)
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16991 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002-9493
+1 563-556-6676
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Sundown Mountain (Hill) with friends and had a fun time. Easy to get to with no traffic and hardly anyone skiing at night which felt like we owned the hill. The new ticket building is very clean and the bar afterwards was booming...More

Thank AviatorMat
Reviewed 28 January 2017

What a surprise this place was. A fun and friendly place with better skiing than I had imagined. Based on the trail map, thought this would be a wide open slope but it was not. Interesting runs, longer than many Midwest resorts, and cheap. $30...More

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of those that needs to be reviewed within its genre. One cannot compare it to a major resort, simply not in the same league. As a regional ski spot it has a lot going for it, a good number of runs, reasonable...More

Thank rick p
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This was my second time and we decided to get another lesson because we felt like we needed it. Our instructor, Dale, was amazing!!! He tought us many useful tips and even though I brought him down with me some of the times I fell,...More

Thank Mayela Z
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This was our kids first time skiing. We bought a Groupon and sign them up for a lesson and keys. The instructors were very friendly and helpful. We were then able to convert the pass to a all lift pass for the kids for a...More

1  Thank herkiescamper
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Took my 9 year old for his first time snowboarding and my first time skiing in a long time. We got the beginner package via Groupon. Our instructors were patient and very helpful. Lessons lasted 90 minutes and worked in fundamentals. Having a chair lift...More

Thank Marcel K
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Sundown Mountain is a wonderful place to learn to ski. I had always wanted to learn to downhill ski and had an opportunity to go take my very first ski lesson. My ski instructor was Chuck Whalen and I would highly recommend him. He was...More

Thank Viva B
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Compared to other similar sized ski/snowboard hills this is great. Good man made snow - not icy. Friendly staff that does a good job keeping it a fun environment - you didn't have a bunch of kids making fun of people who fall or swearing...More

2  Thank lak22
Reviewed 17 January 2016

If your an inexperienced skier I recommend coming here before investing in a trip to Colorado, I wish I had. Our son hadn't skied before and took a full day lesson in the kid zone. Tony was amazing and had him skiing down the full...More

1  Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Sundown mountain is a great place to learn to ski and also practice skiing for the more experienced skier. The staff of instructors are all very friendly and knowledgeable. We take a group there every year and are always treated so well. Everyone that attends...More

1  Thank dlc368
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