Walk po103 Bache Hill, Black Mixen and Great Rhos from New Radnor

Superb walk in splendid isolation


Route outline for walk po103:

- New Radnor  -   Whinyard Rocks  -   Bache Hill  -   Head of Ystol Bach Brook  -   Black Mixen  -   Shepherd's Well  -   Cross Dyke  -   Great Rhos  -   Three Riggles  -   Harley Dingle  -   Lower Harley  -   Harley Dingle Brook  -   Harley Gorse  -   New Radnor.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
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

The highest point of this walk is Great Rhos at 660m (2166ft). Great Rhos is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (98th highest in Wales, 232nd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Great Rhos is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (128th in Wales, 308th in England & Wales). Great Rhos is classified as a Marilyn (45th highest in Wales, 672nd highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Black Mixen, 650m (2133ft). Black Mixen is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (104th highest in Wales, 250th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Black Mixen is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (139th in Wales, 333rd in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Bache Hill, 610m (2002ft). Bache Hill is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (136th highest in Wales, 314th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Bache Hill is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (189th in Wales, 442nd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Bache Hill, 610m (2002ft) - a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (136th Wal, 314th Eng & Wal) and a Welsh Nuttall (189th Wal, 442nd Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps 200 & 201
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 148
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk po103 Bache Hill, Black Mixen and Great Rhos from New Radnor

In no particular order . . .

Harley Dingle from Shepherd's Well, Radnor Forest

Harley Dingle from Shepherd's Well, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (11)

Great Rhos above Harley Dingle from the head of Ystol Bach Brook, Radnor Forest

Great Rhos above Harley Dingle from the head of Ystol Bach Brook, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (8)

Harley Dingle/New Radnor Firing Range Warning sign below Three Riggles with Black Mixen, Bache Hill and Whimble on the horizon, Radnor Forest

Harley Dingle/New Radnor Firing Range Warning sign below Three Riggles with Black Mixen, Bache Hill and Whimble on the horizon, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (18)

Bache Hill from the head of Ystol Bach Brook, Radnor Forest

Bache Hill from the head of Ystol Bach Brook, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (7)

The Smatcher from Harley Gorse, New Radnor, Radnor Forest

The Smatcher from Harley Gorse, New Radnor, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (28)

Panorama of Harley Dingle/New Radnor Firing Range with Black Mixen, Bache Hill and Whimble opposite, Radnor Forest

Panorama of Harley Dingle/New Radnor Firing Range with Black Mixen, Bache Hill and Whimble opposite, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (20)

New Radnor/Harley Dingle Firing Range Warning sign at the bottom of the Three Riggles below Great Rhos, Radnor Forest

New Radnor/Harley Dingle Firing Range Warning sign at the bottom of the Three Riggles below Great Rhos, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (16)

Harley Dingle, Radnor Forest

Harley Dingle, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (21)

Mynd (Radnor Forest) from Harley Gorse, New Radnor, Radnor Forest

Mynd (Radnor Forest) from Harley Gorse, New Radnor, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (27)

New Radnor war memorial, Radnor Forest

New Radnor war memorial, Radnor Forest

Photo: Bryn Owens (31)


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