Chwarel y Fan
The Black Mountains, The Brecon Beacons, Monmouthshire, Wales
Chwarel y Fan is the highest point in the county of Monmouthshire.
Chwarel y Fan means 'Beacon of the Quarry' in Welsh and is pronounced 'choo-a-rel-ee-van'.
The summit of Chwarel y Fan is marked by a cairn.
Chwarel y Fan 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)
Chwarel y Fan is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Chwarel y Fan
Bleddyn Rhys walked up on May 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cylch sydyn o Gapel y Ffin i Chwarel y Fan a Twmpa. [with] ar ben fy hyn eto! [weather] Diwrnod braf gyda chydig o wynt. - Charity event ymlaen ryn diwrnod felly lot fawr o bobol ar ben Twmpa. Peint wedyn yn yr hen abaty!
Robert Shaw climbed on May 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Llanthony whilst doing the Black Mountain Challenge. [with] Alcester Gents Sports Club [weather] Wet & misty
Alan Smith bagged on March 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Gospel pass [with] Matthew
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
Vince Wetton summited on October 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] Po116 [with] RTM [weather] Sunny with showers - Long but satisfying walk
Robert Taylor-Marriott conquered 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 scaled on September 14th, 2013 [from/via/route] po116. Started from Gospel Pass car park as two lunatic dogs were loose in Capel-y-ffin. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Sunny spells, strong winds at this point - it is quite exposed. - Great summit, well worth the walk. Views of the Bristol Channel & Waun Fach to the west. Trail bikes have cut up the paths considerably from Rhos Dirion to Chwarel y Fan. Reached this point at about 12.30 having set off from the car park at 9.45am.
David Lane walked up on August 14th, 2008 [with] Kelly
Steve Gilmore climbed on November 17th, 2012 [from/via/route] from Cappel Y Ffin [with] Mark Gilmour & Steve Taylor [weather] a bit of Sun, wind, rain & mist - Great walk
Victoria Bates bagged on July 14th, 2012 [from/via/route] po148
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