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Rhos Dirion
713m (2340ft)

The Black Mountains, The Brecon Beacons, Powys, Wales


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Rhos Dirion means 'Gentle Moor' in Welsh and is pronounced 'ross deer-ree-on'.

The summit of Rhos Dirion is marked by a Trig Point.


Record Rhos Dirion as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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Welsh Nuttall
80th highest in Wales,
196th in England & Wales

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Welsh Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk Rhos Dirion walking UK Mountains in The Black Mountains The Brecon Beacons National Park Powys    Wales

Rhos Dirion Summit

Photo: Martin Mackey

Rhos Dirion is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL13
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 161
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



Rhos Dirion is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:


You can walk to the top of Rhos Dirion by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:






Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Rhos Dirion Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Rhos Dirion

Chris Hughes walked up on May 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] Gospel pass [weather] Sunny

Tom Bond climbed on April 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] Circular route from Blaen-y-Cwm car park. [with] Scott Gibbons - First wild camp & maiden voyage of MSR Elixir 2. Camped north west of Grwyne Fawr reservoir, next to the stream, after summiting Rhos Dirion.

Robert Shaw bagged on May 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Llanthony whilst doing the Black Mountain Challenge. [with] Alcester Gents Sports Club [weather] Wet & misty

Christina Lander hiked on March 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Capel-y-ffin - Black Mountain (South Top) - Black Mountain - Hay Bluff - Gospel Pass - Twmpa - Rhos Dirion - Twyn Talycefn - Chwarel y Fan - Capel-y-ffin [with] Dick [weather] Dry with sunny spells

David Price summited on November 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grwyne Fawr Reservoir [with] Solo

Vince Wetton conquered on October 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] Po116 [with] RTM [weather] Sunny with showers - Long but satisfying walk

Robert Taylor-Marriott scaled on October 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] Route 63: South Top, Black Mountain, Twmpa, Rhos Dirion, Chwarel y Fan (CB). [with] Vince Wetton and Robert Taylor-Marriott. [weather] Sunny, cloudy & light rain.

Tim Buckley walked up on September 14th, 2013 [from/via/route] po116 Black Mountain & Rhos Dirion circular walk. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Sunny spells & cold wind. - Arrived at 10.38 having set off from Gospel Pass at 9.45am via Twmpa.

David Lane climbed on August 14th, 2008 [with] Kelly

Steve Gilmore bagged on November 17th, 2012 [from/via/route] from Cappel y ffin via Chwarel Y fan [with] Mark Gilmour & Steve Taylor

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Rhos Dirion

Rhos Dirion summit trig point

Rhos Dirion summit trig point

Photo: Gareth Leach (8)

Hay Bluff and Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) from Rhos Dirion

Hay Bluff and Twmpa (Lord Hereford's Knob) from Rhos Dirion

Photo: Martin Mackey (2)


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