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  -  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). 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 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 - 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 - Corn Du and Pen y Fan (centre left) and Cribyn (centre) from Neuadd Reservoir

Corn Du and Pen y Fan (centre left) and Cribyn (centre) from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Barry Lugg (21)

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

Views nr Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Rob Hadley (3)

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

Approaching Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (1)

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

Pen y Fan and Cribyn from near Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Barry Lugg (22)

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 - Craig Gwaun Taf from Corn Du

Craig Gwaun Taf from Corn Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (24)

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

On Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Mike Powell (2)

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 Neuadd Reservoir

Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Gareth Jones (3)

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

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (15)

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 - Neuadd Reservoir from the summit of Cribyn

Neuadd Reservoir from the summit of Cribyn

Photo: Joanne Lucas (3)

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 - 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 - Cribyn summit

Cribyn summit

Photo: Paul Holroyd (31)

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 - Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Photo: Jamie Whysall (1)

Walk po100 Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir - Myself on Pen Y Fan

Myself on Pen Y Fan

Photo: Wayne Qualter (1)

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

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Don Williams (1)


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