Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

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Route outline for walk po100:

Lower Neuadd Reservoir  -  Bwlch ar y Fan  -  Cribyn  -  Pen y Fan  -  (Penyfan)  -  Corn Du  -  Bwlch Duwynt  -  Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt)  -  Graig Fan Ddu  -  Lower Neuadd Reservoir




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
4
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Pen y Fan at 886m (2907ft). Pen y Fan is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (19th highest in Wales, 31st highest in England & Wales) Pen y Fan is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (21st highest in Wales, 36th highest in England & Wales) and a Welsh Marilyn (10th highest in Wales, 259th highest in the UK). The summit of Pen y Fan is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. Pen y Fan is the highest point in The Brecon Beacons National Park and the highest point in the county of Powys.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Corn Du at 871m (2859ft). Corn Du is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (25th highest in Wales, 43rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt) at 826m (2710ft). Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (35th highest in Wales, 74th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt) is marked by a small cairn.. Craig Gwaun Taf [Duwynt] was promoted to 'Nuttall' status in November 2016

Along the way you will also bag:


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The Brecon Beacons National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL12 Brecon Beacons National Park - Western & Central areas


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

160 Brecon Beacons


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Me on Pen y Fan

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Anthony Baskerville (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Approaching the summit of Cribyn with Pen y Fan in the distance

Approaching the summit of Cribyn with Pen y Fan in the distance

Photo: Joanne Lucas (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Cribyn summit

Cribyn summit

Photo: Paul Holroyd (31)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Me (70) and Carole (65) on Pen y Fan 2 days after our 45th Wedding Anniversary

Me (70) and Carole (65) on Pen y Fan 2 days after our 45th Wedding Anniversary

Photo: Terry Merrington (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Me and my hiker buddies on Cribyn on the way to Pen y Fan

Me and my hiker buddies on Cribyn on the way to Pen y Fan

Photo: Brondwyn Dee (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Sion Hewitt (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Bwlch Duwynt

Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Bwlch Duwynt

Photo: Barry Lugg (10)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - The Pen Y Fan ridge from Lower Neuadd Reservoir

The Pen Y Fan ridge from Lower Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Emeline Shears (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Gareth Jones (3)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Me on Pen y Fan

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Peter Brooks (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Descending Pen y Fan

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (28)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - On the summit of Pen y Fan

On the summit of Pen y Fan

Photo: Paul Marshall (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Me at the top of Pen Y Fan on a wonderful 'brooding' day

Me at the top of Pen Y Fan on a wonderful 'brooding' day

Photo: Malcolm Carson (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Corn Du, Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Neuadd Reservoir

Corn Du, Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Barry Lugg (25)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Photo: Caroline Swain (2)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - A snowy morning up Pen y Fan

A snowy morning up Pen y Fan

Photo: Leah Coopey (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Matt Allen (2)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Pen y fan from Cribyn

Pen y fan from Cribyn

Photo: Paul Holroyd (30)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Cribyn and Craig Cwm Sere from Pen y Fan

Cribyn and Craig Cwm Sere from Pen y Fan

Photo: Drewe Hartles (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (16)


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