Sector: El Tarter
A couple of fair black runs, descending into El Tarter's snowbowl from the summit of the Tosa dels Espiolets.
Each offers a slightly different ride on the same mountainside, running more or less parallel down these steep upper slopes: the Corb
runs widest out to the skier's left, furthest away from the line of the Tosa Espiolets chairlift
, to give the longest and most varied run.
The uppermost sections of both pistes are fair black-grade in character, with steep bumpy pitches and plenty of piste-side kickers; the Corb
definitely has the edge regards steeper terrain though, and features a gully-shaped section at the top.
can also be used to reach the Stadibumps moguls piste
, which is accessible from the mid-point of the run and easily identifiable thanks to the banners and race-starter's hut by the entrance. The Voltor
itself veers off to the skier's left at that point, to continue its descent on a wide red-equivalent slope that can usually be tackled at speed.
The lower sections of both these pistes are really only mild red-grade in character, with very gentle run-outs to the point where they finish side-by-side to merge with the Esquirol piste
, which then presents a long flat schuss straight towards the main lifts & services hub at Riba Escorxada