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I did not see this coming

Visited this resort on a tour of midwestern ski resorts as part of my bucket list to ski at least... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
West Chester, Ohio

i have never been skiing and they took us step by step of what to do and how to do it. They have... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
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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...more
16991 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52002-9493
+1 563-556-6676
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this resort on a tour of midwestern ski resorts as part of my bucket list to ski at least one resort in all states that have them. Pretty good midwestern ski hill with easy access from town. The terrain has decent variety to keep...More

1  Thank keithegan2018
Reviewed April 30, 2018

i have never been skiing and they took us step by step of what to do and how to do it. They have baby slops for people like me and big slops for those with more experience. they even have something for those that don't...More

2  Thank danigirlluv
Reviewed February 19, 2018

This resort is great! They have decent runs which are usually not icy as many in the area are. But where they really shine is the wonderful staff. They are friendly and professional. The instructors will help people without a formal lesson. The resort is...More

1  Thank Lori N
Reviewed February 9, 2018

My large family has been going to the same ski resort (Chestnut Mountain in Galena, IL) since I was a teenager. Now my husband and I take our own daughter (12 yrs old) skiing there every winter as well. Since we've been going there forever,...More

2  Thank MrsEEV
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Took a 6 and 11 year old skiing. Sam the instructor took them from the kids area to the main ski hill as he saw they were ready. Great instructor. Skied backward to keep an eye on them as they skied the main hill. Great...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed February 12, 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

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Reviewed January 28, 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 January 12, 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 December 22, 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 February 7, 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
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