We have Nastar and it’s open to the public!


Timed racing hill open most Saturdays 10 am- 1pm

  • $8 per person includes unlimited timed runs
  •  $25 unlimited Nastar race pass for Season Members (Only available when purchasing your season membership)
  •  Learn to race without being on a race team.
  • All ages (Children under 18 must have signed parental consent)

We run outstanding races on dual courses with dual timers that allow 2 racers on the courses at any time. We put 1000 racers through 25,000 gates in 5 hours averaging 3 races per minute.

Sundown Mountain - Junior Race Team

Sundown Mountain Junior Race Team

  • Make new friends, have a great time, and build your confidence on the hills
  • Children ages 5 & up
  • The racers ski/compete at surrounding resorts
  • Medals are awarded to the top 5 racers in each age class for each race
  • Must be able to ski intermediate hills in control
  • Beginners are welcomed and encouraged to be a part  of the team
  • Hard sided helmets are required to race, following USSA ski racing regulations
  • Racers need skis (not twin tips), boots, poles
  • Learn to ski gates & improve your skills
  • Practices are Tuesday & Thursday 6:30-8:30 pm

We are a member of WIJARA (Wisconsin / Illinois / Iowa Junior Racing Assn.). WIJARA hosts four weekend races a year at various member resorts.

Racing begins the first weekend in January and runs through the first weekend in March. For more information please contact Dan Waldbillig at 563-557-8694 or e-mail him at

High School Racing

  • Practices are Thursday  3:30 – 5:30 p.m
  • Beginning January 4, 2018
  • 8 ski and snowboard GS race events
  • Racing fees are $18 for the season
  • Lift tickets are required and can be purchased at the ticket window for an additional $17, per night
  • Over the last 13 seasons, 13,000 racers have gone around 205,000 gates, over 3,100 miles at speeds up to 40 mph.

Sundown Mountain Resort - Racing

Night Hawk – Adult Racing League

  • Adults (18 and older) can join up in a ‘league of their own’
  • It’s a fun filled recreational racing league, divided into three racing categories of skiers and riders
  • Join a team or form your own
  • Races are held on Wednesday nights beginning January 2, 2018 with special rates of $17 for racers on race nights
  • Racing begins in January and finishes the end of February

Contact Sundown Mountain Resort or visit our Contact Us page to send a message to the attention of Steve Esser for more information.

College Racing

See Night Hawk


Iowa Games:


8:00 – 9:30 AM – Registration

9:00 AM – Slalom Course Inspection
10:00 AM – Open Class Slalom

The following divisons will start Immediatley following the conclusion of the Open Class Slalom
Giant Slalom Course Inspection
Citizen Class Giant Slalom
Open Class Slalom

Running order: 65 & Over, 56-64, 46-55, 36-45, 7 & under, 8 – 11, 12 – 14, 15 – 17, 18 – 25, 26 – 35. The running order within each age division will be alphabetical for all pre-registered racers. Same-day registrants will be seeded at the end of their respective age class.
Registration Deadline

$26 Entry Fee
Postmark: Monday, January 15, 2018
Online: Monday, January 15, 2018

$30 Entry Fee
Online only: Monday, January 22, 2018

Register On-site

On-site entries will be accepted for $30. Pre-registration is preferred.

Single entry fee includes both Slalom and Giant Slalom; additional fee required for lift ticket and/or equipment rental (payments made onsite)
Lift Tickets:
$46 + tax
Lift tickets can be purchased at the Mountain Center ticket window


  •  Free Time race course is located just below the North Lodge near the top of Hawkeye Run
  • This FREE timed racecourse is open daily on an easy 200-yard intermediate slope with foam safety brush gates and a time display at the end of the course
  • It is a great place for friends and family to be competitive and improve their skills

Interested in joining a group of ski enthusiasts? Take a look at the Eastern Iowa Ski Club and the Mississippi Valley Ski Club.


Sundown Mountain Resort
16991 Asbury Rd.
Dubuque, IA 52002
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