The Black Mountains, The Brecon Beacons, Powys, Wales
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The summit of Hay Bluff is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.
You can find Hay Bluff & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Hay Bluff
Mark Davidson walked up Hay Bluff on July 14th, 2003 [from/via/route] Walk po116 Black Mountain & Rhos Dirion from Capel-y-ffin [with] Theresa [weather] Warm & sunny - really good walking weather
Sion Britton climbed Hay Bluff on December 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] O Maes Parcio Hay Bluff. [with] Rhiannon [weather] Cymylog
Tom Bond bagged Hay Bluff on May 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] Circular route from Blaen-y-Cwm car park. [with] Scott Gibbons - First wild camp & maiden voyage of MSR Elixir 2.
Chris Hughes hiked Hay Bluff on August 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] Hay Bluff car park [weather] Misty - Only a few meters visibility
Dale Tyler summited Hay Bluff on August 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] Carpark by the stone circle (what's left of it!) [weather] Blooming windy & stinging rain on the top-lovely lower down - Very friendly horses on the road to Llanthony
Alan Smith conquered Hay Bluff on March 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Gospel pass [with] Matthew
Colin Egan scaled Hay Bluff during May, 2015 [with] My wife Faith
Christina Lander walked up Hay Bluff 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
Mark Hartshorne climbed Hay Bluff on September 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] Walk po176. My first go4awalk route. Capel-y-Ffin, steep climb in hot sun through bracken but on a clear path to Offa's Dyke & Black Mountain South Top. On to the main top & then Hay Bluff for lunch. Down to Gospel Pass & up t'other side to climax on Twmpa (which sounds better than the English version). Then the long walk down the ridge & back to Capel-y-Ffin. [with] Flash [weather] Sunny & warm throughout - Glorious weather for walking. Few people on the way up but plenty on Offa's Dyke, Hay Bluff & Twmpa. Only two people on the walk back. Flash didn't know what to make of the hill ponies but got used to them after a while. Lots of butterflies - & also pursued by persistent small bees or hoverflies along Offa's Dyke. Flash met another dog called Flash. Also a border collie - well a collie cross. Amazing co-incidence. 5 hours including about 30 minutes for stops.
Tim Buckley bagged Hay Bluff on September 14th, 2013 [from/via/route] po116 Black Mountains & Rhos Dirion, circular walk. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Sunny spells. - Arrived here at 3.36pm on the return leg back to Gospel Pass car park. Met I guy who was walking the Offa's Dyke path - lucky man.
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