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Metabief Mont d'Or, France

Metabief Mont d'Or ski holidays

Established in 1957 the French ski resort Metabief Mont d'Or lies at 1000 metres altitude in the Doubs region of the French Jura. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1420m the area is not snow sure. Over 47 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 15km of trails, which equates to around 15 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Metabief Mont d'Or is Geneva / Geneve at a distance of 90km or approximately 90 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to March.

SNO-man says

Right on the Swiss border and serving six traditional villages in the locality, this is a year-round multi-sports resort. There is a snowpark for boarders and night-skiing is possible several evenings per week.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 5 runs ?km
19%  Intermediate Trails
 8 runs ?km
50% 
Advanced Trails
 11 runs ?km
42%  Expert Trails
 2 runs ?km
8% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Metabief Mont d'Or snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Metabief Mont d'Or snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €137 - €137
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2020
Resort ClosesMar 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 42km
total length of Metabief Mont d'Or trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 4km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction Metabief Mont d'Or area faces
Top Altitude 1420m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 900m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1000m
centre of Metabief Mont d'Or ski resort
Vertical Drop 550m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 460m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Metabief Mont d'Or web cams
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Skiing in Metabief Mont d'Or

26 pistes and trails means approximately 42km of runs. 23 Metabief Mont d'Or lifts have capacity to transport 19389 per hour. The longest run in the French ski resort is over 4km.

The mountain has 19% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 50% intermediate, 42% advanced slopes and 8% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Metabief Mont d'Or after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Metabief Mont d'Or

Of the 23 ski lifts, 16 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Metabief Mont d'Or is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Metabief Mont d'Or Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

0 apres ski bars 40 restaurants 1 bowling 2 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 4 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Adventure Park, Cheese Farm Visits, Ski Jump.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Metabief Mont d'Or" by any other name

The French resort is also known as Le Mont d'Or and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Metabief Mont d'Or slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Metabief Mont d'Or has slopes facing ?.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Metabief Mont d'Or

Metabief Mont d'Or ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Ecole du ski Français and has 70 teachers teaching in Dutch, English, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of 4.esf-metabief@wanadoo.fr www.ecoledeski.net 490421

Metabief Mont d'Or for beginners         gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Metabief Mont d'Or for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Metabief Mont d'Or for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Metabief Mont d'Or for snowboarding  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Metabief Mont d'Or

Metabief Mont d'Or snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Metabief Mont d'Or: 270km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y

Easy XC Ski Trails: 68km     Intermediate XC Trails: 142km   Difficult XC Trails: 55km

Telemark Tuittion: Y     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 2     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Metabief Mont d'Or

Metabief Mont d'Or snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 2 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0

Metabief Mont d'Or non skiing facilities also include Adventure Park, Cheese Farm Visits, Ski Jump.


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