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

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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  -  Heolfanog  -  Cil-rhew  -  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

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).

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)


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Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Mick and Rob, friends of 40 years make it to the top of a windswept Pen Y Fan

Mick and Rob, friends of 40 years make it to the top of a windswept Pen Y Fan

Photo: Rob Ollerton (1)

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

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (20)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - On Craig Gwaun Taf

On Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (25)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Looking to Neuadd Reservoir from Craig Gwaun Taf

Looking to Neuadd Reservoir from Craig Gwaun Taf

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (26)

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

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Martin Heaps (1)

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

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (32)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Cribyn from Pen y Fan in the snow

Photo: Matt Allen (2)

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

Approaching Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Laura Bimson (3)

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

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Sion Hewitt (1)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - My daughter Ffion (aged 8) on the way back down from Pen y Fan

My daughter Ffion (aged 8) on the way back down from Pen y Fan

Photo: Kieron Dunning (2)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Neuadd Reservoir from Graig Fan Du

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (31)

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

Corn Du from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (18)

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

Pen y Fan summit

Photo: Paul Holroyd (32)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Me and the crew on Pen y Fan

Me and the crew on Pen y Fan

Photo: Derrick Ashdown (1)

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

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (11)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Photo: Simon Barnett (7)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Coming off Pen y Fan the hard way via Nant Crew

Coming off Pen y Fan the hard way via Nant Crew

Photo: Barry Lugg (13)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Me at the top of Pen y Fan

Me at the top of Pen y Fan

Photo: Tim Williams (3)

Walk po136 Corn Du and Pen y Fan from Nant Cwm Llwch near Brecon - Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Photo: Simon Barnett (8)

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


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