Temporarily closed. Mt. Crescent Ski Area is located 15 miles northeast of Omaha, Nebraska in the mountainous terrain of the Iowa Bluffs and has been open over 50 years! Famous Olympian gold medalist skier Stein Eriksen helped find the perfect spot for a new ski area in 1961 and thus Mt Crescent was built. Mt Crescent provides a variety of slopes to intrigue new skiers and challenge experienced ones. Ski runs reach up to 2,400 feet in length, which is 7 football fields long! Best part, there is always 100% chance of Snow at Mt Crescent. Discounted group pricing & menu packages for corporate, schools, youth groups & retreats.