Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon

Simply fantastic views - pick a nice day


Route outline for walk po136:

- Nant Cwm Llwch  -   Brecon  -   Llyn Cwm Llwch  -   Tommy Jones Obelisk  -   Craig Cwm Llwch  -   Corn Du  -   Pen y Fan  -   (Penyfan)  -   Cefn Cwm Llwch  -   Pont Rhydybetws  -   Nant Cwm Llwch.



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
2
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Welsh
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

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) and a Wainwright (No. ). Pen y Fan is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (21st in Wales, 36th in England & Wales). Pen y Fan is classified as a Marilyn (10th highest in Wales, 258th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Corn Du, 873m (2865ft). Corn Du is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (23rd in Wales, 41st in England & Wales).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon

In no particular order . . .

Mountain Rescue helicopter above Pen y Fan in the snow

Mountain Rescue helicopter above Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Mike Powell (4)

View from Pen y Fan

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (17)

Chester Rambling & Hillwalking Club walking through fields near Myddle

Chester Rambling & Hillwalking Club walking through fields near Myddle

Photo: Keith Evans (6)

Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Mike Powell (3)

Craig Cwm Sere from Pen y Fan

Craig Cwm Sere from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (10)

On a snowy Pen y Fan

On a snowy Pen y Fan

Photo: Terry Williamson (1)

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Cardigan Bay from Snowdon summit

Photo: David Cartwright (6)

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (15)

On Pen y Fan in the snow

On Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Mike Powell (2)

Cwm Llwch

Cwm Llwch

Photo: David Cartwright (4)


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