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Explore your wild side at Mt. Crescent Ski Area this winter

Mt. Crescent Ski Area is set to open on December 17th. Snag your season pass for the lowest price of the season today!

Mt. Crescent Ski Area staff are excited to welcome back guests for more winter fun this coming season and to share that season passes are now available for pre-sale. Take advantage of the lowest prices of the season by purchasing yours throughout the month of October and remember: Even if there isn’t snow in your backyard this winter, there’s a 100% chance of snow at Mt. Crescent!

October pre-sale season pass pricing starts at $149 for residents of Pottawattamie County ($199 for out-of-county residents) and will increase in both November and December.

Season pass benefits include:

The ski area is set to open by December 17th and will be open for extended hours through December 30th to accommodate families during the holiday season. Night skiing hours will begin on January 4th and select sledding time slots will begin on January 7th.

Immediate improvements will include increased snow-making and grooming frequency throughout the season and updated front-of-house operations to reduce wait times and improve the customer experience.

Longer-term improvements to the property will include connecting Mt. Crescent Ski Area to nearby Hitchcock Nature Center through new and expanded trail systems, making improvements to ski trails, and developing more four-season recreation opportunities. 

What are you waiting for? Go wild this winter and get your Mt. Crescent season pass today at

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The 106-acre Mt. Crescent Ski Area property was purchased by Pottawattamie County last year in order to preserve rare, globally-significant ecosystems in Iowa’s Loess Hills and to expand recreation opportunities that provide public health and economic benefits for Pottawattamie County residents and visitors.

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