Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sundown Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 49.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 31%
  • Beginner
  • 38%
  • Families
  • 62%
  • Intermediate
  • 54%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 38%
  • Advanced
  • 38%

Helpful Highlights:

usually go to chestnut, but decided to shake it up and hit sundown instead and won't be back for a while...Overall the snow was awful ,but this might have t...

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  • 3

    lots of beginners

    by josephr93 - 11th February 2013

    Pros: good vertical drop

    Cons: beginners in the way/on hills beyond their skill level, bad snow, slow lifts

    usually go to chestnut, but decided to shake it up and hit sundown instead and won't be back for a while...Overall the snow was awful ,but this might have t... Full review

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  • 5

    Very good for a small hill

    by nymetsrock23 - 18th March 2011

    Pros: No Lift Lines, Cheap food, friendly staff

    Cons: Not many run

    Best you'll get in Iowa. Short lift lines which means you'll get a lot of skiing in. Have a wide variety of runs from Bunny hills to black diamonds with mog... Full review

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  • 2

    same price shorter hours

    by yme - 21st December 2009

    Pros: they have snow

    Cons: one chair lift starts mid afternoon, 1 seldom runs

    snow guns not on last 3 days snow will soon be ice if not all ready half pipe not made yet... Full review

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  • 4

    Mid-west secret

    by wolfman - 17th December 2009

    Pros: Good place to learn

    Cons: out of the way

    From Chgo this is the farther than Chestnut Mtn (from Chgo) but has half the people because its were the locals go. the runs are fun and the terrain park ge... Full review

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  • 4

    Pretty good for Iowa. Nice place.

    by winstonwolf - 15th December 2009

    Pros: Constant Grooming. Decent length runs.

    Cons: Not a huge resort by any means.

    Went here on a Monday. Place was pretty much dead which was great. No lines. They had a nice snow pack and were also making snow from every spray head on... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Place

    by rmarquis - 13th February 2009

    Pros: Clean, family friendly

    Cons: cant think of any

    Great staff. Good challenge to play with. Terrain park is also good. This is a great place to develop as a skier/snowboarder while you are not in Colorado. ... Full review

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