This ski area is located only a few kilometers from the Swiss border and from the city of Pontarlier, capital of Haut-Doubs. Metabief Mont d'Or is the main ski resort of Haut Doubs, rated "Number 1" for the Jura mountains. It is well suited for both cross-country and downhill skiing as well as dogsled races.
The resort is located on the path of the "Grande Traversée du Jura" (GTJ), a 200 km cross-country trail across the Jura Massif, from north to south, crossing the departments of the Doubs, the Jura and the Ain. The marked and well maintained trails are conveniently linked to numerous railway stations and villages where skiers will find various accommodation options.