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

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On most Saturdays from 10 am – 1 pm, we have our timed racing hill. It is $8 per person for unlimited runs!

  • When purchasing your season membership you can pay an additional $25 to purchase an unlimited Nastar race pass with unlimited runs for the season!! (Only available when purchasing your season membership)
  • This is a great way to learn to race without being on a race team.
  • Open to all ages.
  • Children under 18 must have signed parental consent to use the course.

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
  • Jr. Race Team is made up of children ages 5 & up
  • You 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
  • The racers ski/compete at surrounding resorts
  • Medals are awarded to the top 5 racers in each age class for each race
  • Learn to ski gates & improve your skills
  • Practices are at Sundown on Monday & Thursday evenings from 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

  • Thursday at 3:30 – 5:30 p.m
  • Beginning January 4, 2018
  • The high schools race 8 ski and snowboard GS 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 Tuesday 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


  • Sundown has a fun and exciting run called Free Time just below the North Lodge near the top of Hawkeye Run
  • This FREE timed racecourse (open daily) is 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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