Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

A less travelled route up Pen y Fan


Route outline for walk po107:

The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre  -  Y Gyrn  -  Tommy Jones Obelisk  -  Craig Cwm Llwch  -  Corn Du  -  Pen y Fan  -  (Penyfan)  -  Bwlch Duwynt  -  Claen Taf Fawr  -  The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Tommy Jones Obelisk is dedicated to a young 5 year old boy who got lost during the night of August 4th, 1900. Despite an anxious search his remains were not discovered until September 1st, 1900.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
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 Y Gyrn at 619m (2032ft). Y Gyrn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (174th highest in Wales, 410th 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 po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

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Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Laura Bimson (2)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Cribyn and Neuadd Reservoir from Pen y Fan

Cribyn and Neuadd Reservoir from Pen y Fan

Photo: Laura Bimson (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - View from Pen y Fan

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (11)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (31)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Fog closing in on Pen y Fan

Fog closing in on Pen y Fan

Photo: Barry Lugg (11)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Jo Davies (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (15)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - David J Pinder and Peter Marwood on Pen y Fan

David J Pinder and Peter Marwood on Pen y Fan

Photo: Simon Turnbull (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Bwlch Duwynt

Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Bwlch Duwynt

Photo: Barry Lugg (10)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - On Craig Gwaun Taf

On Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (25)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Craig Cwm Sere and Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Craig Cwm Sere and Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Peter Ross (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - A very cold day but my boyfriend and I finally made it to the top of Pen y Fan summit

A very cold day but my boyfriend and I finally made it to the top of Pen y Fan summit

Photo: Jo Morgan (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Me and my mate Darbster on Pen y Fan

Me and my mate Darbster on Pen y Fan

Photo: James Relph (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - A sprinkling of snow on Pen y Fan from Corn Du

A sprinkling of snow on Pen y Fan from Corn Du

Photo: Sion Hewitt (2)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Dawn taking in the view from Corn Du

Dawn taking in the view from Corn Du

Photo: Dan-in A-Van (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - View from Pen y Fan

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (9)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Me and my Uni friends on Pen y Fan

Me and my Uni friends on Pen y Fan

Photo: Hanna Williams (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Cwm Llwch

Cwm Llwch

Photo: David Cartwright (4)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Tony Taylor (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Pen y Fan (far left) and Corn Du with Llyn Cwm Llwch tarn below from near the Tommy Jones Obelisk

Pen y Fan (far left) and Corn Du with Llyn Cwm Llwch tarn below from near the Tommy Jones Obelisk

Photo: Rob Camm (1)


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