User-Generated Reviews for Sundown Mountain

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Sundown Mountain to better plan your ski trip. Sundown Mountain reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 49.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 1.9

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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  • 5

    best spot within a 5 hour radius

    by username - 28th January 2009

    Pros: no lines, excellent staff, great parking, no chicago GAPERS

    Cons: occasionally hosts HUGE corporate days

    I make a 45 min drive at least 3 times per week to go to sundown. you can literally ski to and from your car. Even on MLK day the liftlines were <5 minute... Full review

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  • 3

    Average for midwest

    by snoclone - 21st October 2008

    Pros: Some fun terrain for the kids

    Cons: overall terrain is limited

    We usually hit Chestnut but also decided to give Sundown a try since it's closer to us. Unfortunately we happened to hit "John Deere" day or something like ... Full review

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  • 4

    Sundown Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 21st March 2008

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    Sundown is a true "park your car at the top" Midwest ski area throwback, in a good way. It’s carved into a big glacier valley and in my opinion has one of t... Full review

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  • 4

    Sundown Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 26th November 2007

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    I just wanted to say that i enjoy sundown for what it has. The girl with the 2 kids does not know what she is talking about. If you are really expecting h... Full review

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  • 5

    Sundown Mountain Review

    by pistl - 24th November 2007

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    I have been going to Sundown for a few years now and really enjoy it. I like the fact people go there to board or ski PERIOD. You don't have to deal with ... Full review

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  • 4

    Sundown Mountain Review

    by anonymous_user - 2nd June 2007

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    sundown is, well out of the question the best snow park in Iowa. the runs were good (better than sleepy hollow). The pipe was a little icy but not enough t... Full review

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