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  -  Bwlch Duwynt  -  Craig Gwaun Taf (Bwlch Duwynt)  -  Graig Fan Ddu  -  Twyn Mwyalchod  -  Lower Neuadd Reservoir




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
2
Welsh
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
5
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

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

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

Pen y fan from Cribyn

Photo: Paul Holroyd (30)

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

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (31)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Photo: Jamie Whysall (1)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - My 12 year old son on Pen y Fan

My 12 year old son on Pen y Fan

Photo: Barry Lugg (12)

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

Cribyn and Neuadd Reservoir from Pen y Fan

Photo: Laura Bimson (1)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - 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 po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - On Craig Gwaun Taf

On Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (25)

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

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (20)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Photo: Simon Barnett (7)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Cribyn and Craig Cwm Sere from Pen y Fan

Cribyn and Craig Cwm Sere from Pen y Fan

Photo: Drewe Hartles (1)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Fog closing in on Pen y Fan

Fog closing in on Pen y Fan

Photo: Barry Lugg (11)

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

Views nr Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Rob Hadley (3)

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

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Anthony Baskerville (1)

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

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (16)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Dave H on Pen y Fan

Dave H on Pen y Fan

Photo: David Cartwright (5)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Mike Powell (3)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - A snowy morning up Pen y Fan

A snowy morning up Pen y Fan

Photo: Leah Coopey (1)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Approaching the summit of Cribyn with Pen y Fan in the distance

Approaching the summit of Cribyn with Pen y Fan in the distance

Photo: Joanne Lucas (1)

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

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (21)


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