Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi

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Route outline for walk po104:

Nant Gwdi  -  Cefn Cwm Llwch  -  Pen y Fan  -  Corn Du  -  Pen y Fan  -  (Penyfan)  -  Craig Cwm Sere  -  Cribyn  -  Bryn-teg  -  Pant  -  Plas-y-gaer  -  Nant Gwdi




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 po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi

In no particular order . . .

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Photo: Simon Barnett (10)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Simon Barnett (9)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - 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 po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Mick and Rob, friends of 40 years make it to the top of a windswept Pen Y Fan

Mick and Rob, friends of 40 years make it to the top of a windswept Pen Y Fan

Photo: Rob Ollerton (1)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Cribyn and Neuadd Reservoir from Pen y Fan

Cribyn and Neuadd Reservoir from Pen y Fan

Photo: Laura Bimson (1)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - View Pen y Fan

View Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (14)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Craig Cwm

Craig Cwm

Photo: David Cartwright (3)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - On Craig Gwaun Taf

On Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (25)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Photo: Simon Barnett (8)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Jo Davies (1)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Photo: Caroline Swain (1)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Cribyn summit

Cribyn summit

Photo: Paul Holroyd (31)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Descending Pen y Fan

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (28)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Corn Du and Pen y Fan

Corn Du and Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (23)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Joanne Lucas (5)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - 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 po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (16)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Pen y Fan summit with Em

Pen y Fan summit with Em

Photo: Ruth Rigby (1)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Me on Pen y Fan

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Peter Brooks (1)

Walk po104 Pen y Fan and Cribyn from Nant Gwdi - Corn Du

Corn Du

Photo: David Cartwright (2)


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