A short but good red, starting from the Port Negre saddle
: with a steep, but wide, fall-line profile, often with some moguls, plus a natural halfpipe section (Tub
is the Catalan word for ‘tube’).
The piste begins directly off the lip of the saddle and drops straight down the face of the hill, between the lines of the Port Negre chairlift
[skier's left] and the parallel El Coll button tow
[skier's right]. The top section is a wide red motorway, which then veers left under the chairlift into a great natural halfpipe gully. The exit brings you out on to the gentle Port Vell piste
: ride out immediately to the skier's right for a good link with El Coll button tow, or continue straight down for the Port Negre chairlift and the Comallempla 1950 base area
Just to the skier's left of the Tub Estadi
, on the same uppermost slopes, is the Bony Vaques run
, which starts from further along the upper link-track across the face of Pic Negre. This whole mountainside is wide and open and is great for a good blast down the ungroomed inter-piste slopes between these two marked runs on powder days.