Sundown Mountain offers 21 trails, with 2 Terrain Parks and features for all levels and interests.  Sundown Mountain is the largest resort in Iowa and one of the highest in the tri-state area. The emphasis here is fun, with free ski corrals, timed racing and live music on Saturdays. To relax or watch the action, there are 2 top lodges that overlook scenic trails set amid cedar forest. You will find 7 acres of Terrain Park for active skiers and snowboarders with rails, jumps and boxes. Features are updated frequently

Days and Hours of Operation
Mon- Fri: 10:00am-9:00pm   (Friday Jan 4th-Feb 22nd: 10 am to midnight)
Sat: 9:00am-10pm
Sun: 9:00am-8:00pm

Sundown Mountain Snow Report

Sundown Mountain Resort

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Full Report

Parks and Pipes

Terrain ParkNumber of ParksNumber of Features
Half PipieHalf Pipe CommentsLast Cut
N/A N/A N/As
Night SkiingTubingNight TubingTubing Lanes
No No No 0

Mountain Stats

Top ElevationVertical DropTotal TrailsSkiable Acres
1059 ft/323 m 475
Base ElevationLift CapacitySkiable MilesNight Skiing Trails
584 ft/178 m 10800 10 21
GondolaSix PackQuads DetachableQuads Fixed
0 0 0 1
TriplesDoublesSurface LiftsOthers / Magic Carpet
1 2 0 2

% of Acres30
% of Trails33

% of Acres45
% of Trails52

% of Acres25
% of Trails15

% of Acres
% of Trails
Rental EquipmentAvailableFor ChildrenFor Adults
Alpine Yes Yes Yes
SnowBoard Yes Yes Yes
Telemark No No No
SnowSkates Yes Yes Yes

About Us

The Midwest Ski Areas Association, Inc. (MSAA) is a non-profit trade association, which represents the interests of ski areas located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  The mission of the Midwest Ski Areas Association, Inc. is to represent the interests of the membership by providing resources that enhance the quality of service and product provided to the public, and to foster, stimulate and promote safety, education and growth in the industry.

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