Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Popular classic walk


Route outline for walk po100:

Lower Neuadd Reservoir  -  Bwlch ar y Fan  -  Cribyn  -  Pen y Fan  -  (Penyfan)  -  Corn Du  -  Craig Gwaum-taf  -  Graig Fan Ddu  -  Lower Neuadd Reservoir




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
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). 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 873m (2865ft). Corn Du is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (23rd highest in Wales, 41st highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Cribyn at 795m (2609ft). Cribyn is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (37th highest in Wales, 82nd highest in England & Wales) Cribyn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (46th highest in Wales, 99th highest in England & Wales). Cribyn means 'The Summit' in Welsh and is pronounced 'kree-bun'. The summit of Cribyn is marked by a small cairn.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL12
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 160
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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 - Nearing the summit of Pen y Fan

Nearing the summit of Pen y Fan

Photo: Daniel Evans (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 (7)

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

Craig Gwaun Taf from Corn Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (24)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - My daughter Ffion (aged 8) on the way back down from Pen y Fan

My daughter Ffion (aged 8) on the way back down from Pen y Fan

Photo: Kieron Dunning (2)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Jenny, Betty and myself in the middle on Pen Y Fan

Jenny, Betty and myself in the middle on Pen Y Fan

Photo: James Bullett (1)

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 (27)

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 - 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 - Rush hour on Pen y Fan

Rush hour on Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (13)

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

Cribyn and Neuadd Reservoir from Pen y Fan

Photo: Laura Bimson (1)

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 the path descending Graig Fan Ddu

On the path descending Graig Fan Ddu

Photo: Paul Holroyd (33)

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 from Cribyn

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Photo: Don Williams (2)

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

Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (2)

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 on Pen y Fan

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Anthony Baskerville (1)

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

Looking to Neuadd Reservoir from Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (26)

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

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (32)


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