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  -  Twyn Mwyalchod  -  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
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). 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.

Along the way you will also bag:

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

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

Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Gareth Jones (3)

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

Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (3)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Me at the top of Pen y Fan

Me at the top of Pen y Fan

Photo: Tim Williams (3)

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 (29)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Me at the top of Pen Y Fan on a wonderful 'brooding' day

Me at the top of Pen Y Fan on a wonderful 'brooding' day

Photo: Malcolm Carson (1)

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

Mountain Rescue helicopter above Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Mike Powell (4)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - On the summit of Fan y Big

On the summit of Fan y Big

Photo: Alex Oldridge (5)

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

On a snowy Pen y Fan

Photo: Terry Williamson (1)

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

Craig Cwm Sere from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (10)

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

Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (2)

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

Llyn Cwm Llwch from Pen y Fan

Photo: Joanne Lucas (4)

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 (15)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Gwaun Perfedd (left) and Gwaun Taf (right) from Pen y Fan

Gwaun Perfedd (left) and Gwaun Taf (right) from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (8)

Walk po127 Fan y Big, Cribyn, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Neuadd Reservoir - Kacey  on the side of Corn Du

Kacey on the side of Corn Du

Photo: Lisa Weir (2)

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

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Jo Davies (1)

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

Approaching Pen y Fan from Neuadd Reservoir

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (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 (22)

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 (19)

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

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (27)

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

Corn Du and Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (23)


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