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  -  Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt)  -  Blaen 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.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
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

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 871m (2859ft). Corn Du is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (25th highest in Wales, 43rd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt) at 826m (2710ft). Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt) is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (35th highest in Wales, 74th highest in England & Wales). The summit of Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt) is marked by a small cairn.. Craig Gwaun Taf [Duwynt] was promoted to 'Nuttall' status in November 2016

Along the way you will also bag:


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Brecon Beacons National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL12 Brecon Beacons National Park - Western & Central areas


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

160 Brecon Beacons


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

In no particular order . . .

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

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Anthony Baskerville (1)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - My girlfriend and I at the top of Pen y Fan

My girlfriend and I at the top of Pen y Fan

Photo: James Russell (1)

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

Nearing the summit of Pen y Fan

Photo: Daniel Evans (1)

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 - 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 - View from Pen y Fan

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (22)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Photo: Jamie Whysall (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 (21)

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

Dave H on Pen y Fan

Photo: David Cartwright (5)

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 - My 12 year old son on Pen y Fan

My 12 year old son on Pen y Fan

Photo: Barry Lugg (12)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - 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 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 (18)

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

Snow on Pen y Fan seen from Corn Du

Photo: Sion Hewitt (3)

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 - 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 - Craig Cerrig-gleisiad and Glyn Tarell from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

Craig Cerrig-gleisiad and Glyn Tarell from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

Photo: Laurie Parker (2)

Walk po107 Y Gyrn, Corn Du and Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - The cairn on the summit of Y Gyrn

The cairn on the summit of Y Gyrn

Photo: Mark Davidson (60)

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 (19)

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

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (32)


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