News from Iowa

Check out all the latest happenings at Iowa ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Iowa weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Iowa ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Iowa coverage from the entire ski season.

Where to Ski This Christmas

Want to know what resorts will have a White Christmas? We have you covered. Full Article

Several Lower Midwest Ski Resorts Open for Season

It's been a mixed bag of weather across the Heartland allowing some ski areas to open last month, while others are just starting to crank up snowmaking.

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Sundown Season Pass Sale Is Ending Soon

Sundown Mountain, near Dubuque, will be ending its season pass sale in the next couple of weeks. Some passes will be going up by $100.

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  • Spring Fling at Sundown

    Sundown Mountain is celebrating its Spring Fling the weekend of February 24-25. The Sundown Jam takes place on Saturday and lots of activities for the whole family are planned all weekend long. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Extend Your Sundown Weekend

    Fabulous Fridays at Sundown Mountain all February long will allow out-of-town guests to extend their weekend. Every Friday night through the month of February, Sundown extends its hours until midnight. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Sundown Offers New Kid's Park

    Sundown Mountain, located in the highlands above Dubuque, Iowa, has created a new Kid's Park for children ages 4-12, and it's all about high energy, creative programs that make learning fun while teaching proper technique and safety measures. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Winter Alive and Well In Iowa

    It has been a long struggle this season, but finally all ski areas throughout the Heartland are fully open. It's the latest that old timers associated with the Midwest snowsports industry can remember for all areas finally getting fully open. Full Article

    24th January 2007

  • Iowa Sees Snow

    Winter chills descended on Iowans this last week and the state's ski areas siezed the oppurtunity to make their own snow. Ma Nature came along and sprinkled three inches or so just to top things off, but we're still a far cry from full-blown winter ski conditions. Full Article

    17th January 2007

  • Winter Weather Window in Iowa

    Feel it? A Winter weather window opened up across the snow deprived Midwest and East overnight, giving Iowa ski areas hope and sending them racing to their snow guns. Full Article

    10th January 2007

  • Sundown Mountain Family Weekend

    This weekend, January 6-7, is Family Weekend at Sundown Mountain, Iowa's premier ski and snowboard area. Children 11 and under pay half-price for lift passes, rental equipment and lessons when accompanied by an adult purchasing a lift pass; an all-day adult pass is $36. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Seven Oaks Open for Bidness

    Iowa's Seven Oaks ski area is up and running on a marginal but still skiable base. They're skiing from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and were able to make enough snow recently to give them sufficient base. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Sundown Mountain Family Weekend

    Children 11 and under pay half-price for lift passes, rental equipment and lessons if accompanied by an adult purchasing a lift pass at Sundown Mountain the weekend of Jan. 6 through 7. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Sun Doesn't Set on Sundown Mountain

    It's a nice little perk from the folks at Sundown Mountain, Iowa. This year, their 2006/07 season pass is being honored by Silver Mountain in Kellogg, Idaho. Sundown says it's the only two region season pass available in the Midwest. Sundown's terrain park is a big draw. Full Article

    22nd November 2006

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