Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf

The shortest, easiest way up Pen y Fan


Route outline for walk po101:

Pont Ar Daf Car Park  -  Blaen Taf Fawr  -  Bwlch Duwynt  -  Pen y Fan  -  Craig Cwm Llwch  -  Corn Du  -  Pen y Fan  -  Bwlch Duwynt  -  Blaen Taf Fawr  -  Pont Ar Daf Car Park




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
2
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).

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 po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf

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Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Don Williams (1)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Me and the crew on Pen y Fan

Me and the crew on Pen y Fan

Photo: Derrick Ashdown (1)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Me at the top of Pen y Fan

Me at the top of Pen y Fan

Photo: Tim Williams (3)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Dave H on Pen y Fan

Dave H on Pen y Fan

Photo: David Cartwright (5)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - View from Pen y Fan

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (17)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - View from Pen y Fan

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (22)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Gwaun Perfedd (left) and Gwaun Taf (right) from Pen y Fan

Gwaun Perfedd (left) and Gwaun Taf (right) from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (8)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Cwm Llwch

Cwm Llwch

Photo: David Cartwright (4)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Cribyn and Neuadd Reservoir from Pen y Fan

Cribyn and Neuadd Reservoir from Pen y Fan

Photo: Laura Bimson (1)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Joanne Lucas (5)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Craig Cwm

Craig Cwm

Photo: David Cartwright (3)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - David J Pinder and Peter Marwood on Pen y Fan

David J Pinder and Peter Marwood on Pen y Fan

Photo: Simon Turnbull (2)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - On the summit of Pen y Fan

On the summit of Pen y Fan

Photo: Paul Marshall (1)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - On Craig Gwaun Taf

On Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (25)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Descending Pen y Fan

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (29)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Pen y Fan summit

Pen y Fan summit

Photo: Paul Holroyd (32)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - Me and my mate Darbster on Pen y Fan

Me and my mate Darbster on Pen y Fan

Photo: James Relph (1)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - My Dog 'Skye' on the summit of Corn Du

My Dog 'Skye' on the summit of Corn Du

Photo: Jane Thomas (3)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - On the path to Pen y Fan, busy going up Corn Du

On the path to Pen y Fan, busy going up Corn Du

Photo: Keith Evans (5)

Walk po101 Pen y Fan from Pont ar Daf - A snowy morning up Pen y Fan

A snowy morning up Pen y Fan

Photo: Leah Coopey (1)


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