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.
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.
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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.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€137 - €137|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Mar 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Metabief Mont d'Or trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||4km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Metabief Mont d'Or area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Metabief Mont d'Or ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 460m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
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
Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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.