Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir

Unsurpassed views from this high level route - pick a clear day


Route outline for walk po127:

Lower Neuadd Reservoir  -  Bwlch ar y Fan  -  Fan y Big  -  Cribyn  -  Pen y Fan  -  (Penyfan)  -  Corn Du  -  Craig Gwaum-taf  -  Graig Fan Ddu  -  Lower Neuadd Reservoir.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
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

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Pen y Fan at 886m (2907ft). Pen y Fan is the highest point in The Brecon Beacons National Park and the highest point in the county of Powys.

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). Pen y Fan is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (10th highest in Wales, 258th highest in the UK).

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).

Along the way you will also bag Fan y Big at 719m (2359ft). Fan y Big was removed from the list of Welsh Hewitts (Welsh Mountains) due to insufficient prominence - August, 2018

Fan y Big is known as a Welsh Nuttall (78th highest in Wales, 187th 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 po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir

In no particular order . . .

Climbing Pen y Fan

Climbing Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (12)

Looking to Neuadd Reservoir from Craig Gwaun Taf

Looking to Neuadd Reservoir from Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (26)

Descending Pen y Fan

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (28)

Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Mike Powell (3)

A snowy morning up Pen y Fan

A snowy morning up Pen y Fan

Photo: Leah Coopey (1)

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 (2)

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Photo: Don Williams (2)

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (31)

Me (70) and Carole (65) on Pen y Fan 2 days after our 45th Wedding Anniversary

Me (70) and Carole (65) on Pen y Fan 2 days after our 45th Wedding Anniversary

Photo: Terry Merrington (1)

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Joanne Lucas (5)


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