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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OL12 Brecon Beacons National Park - Western & Central areas


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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 - Mountain Rescue helicopter above Pen y Fan in the snow

Mountain Rescue helicopter above Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Mike Powell (4)

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

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (20)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - My daughter Ffion (aged 8) on the summit of Pen y Fan

My daughter Ffion (aged 8) on the summit of Pen y Fan

Photo: Kieron Dunning (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - On Craig Gwaun Taf

On Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (25)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Cribyn summit

Cribyn summit

Photo: Paul Holroyd (31)

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

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Don Williams (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Chester Rambling & Hillwalking Club walking through fields near Myddle

Chester Rambling & Hillwalking Club walking through fields near Myddle

Photo: Keith Evans (6)

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

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Martin Heaps (1)

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

Pen y fan from Cribyn

Photo: Paul Holroyd (29)

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 - Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Photo: Simon Barnett (8)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Kacey  on the side of Corn Du

Kacey on the side of Corn Du

Photo: Lisa Weir (2)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Me at the top of Pen y Fan

Me at the top of Pen y Fan

Photo: Tim Williams (3)

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 - Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (16)

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 and my mate Darbster on Pen y Fan

Me and my mate Darbster on Pen y Fan

Photo: James Relph (1)

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

On Pen y Fan summit

Photo: Joanne Lucas (6)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Dave H on Pen y Fan

Dave H on Pen y Fan

Photo: David Cartwright (5)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - A very cold day but my boyfriend and I finally made it to the top of Pen y Fan summit

A very cold day but my boyfriend and I finally made it to the top of Pen y Fan summit

Photo: Jo Morgan (1)


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