Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd

Superb ridge walk - pick a clear day


Route outline for walk po146:

Pont y Caniedydd  -  Afon Cynrig  -  Bailea  -  Cwm Cynwyn Farm  -  Bryn Teg  -  Cribyn  -  Bwlch ar y Fan  -  Fan y Big  -  Cefn Cyff  -  Nant Cynrig  -  Cwmcynwyn  -  Pont y Caniedydd




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
0
Welsh
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is 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.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Fan y Big at 719m (2359ft). Fan y Big is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (78th highest in Wales, 187th highest in England & Wales). Fan y Big means 'Beacon of the Beak' in Welsh and is pronounced 'van-uh-beeg'. The summit of Fan y Big is marked by a stone slab resembling a diving board. Fan y Big was removed from the list of Welsh Hewitts (Welsh Mountains) due to insufficient prominence - August, 2018

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 po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd

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Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Pen y fan from Cribyn

Pen y fan from Cribyn

Photo: Paul Holroyd (30)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (6)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

The obligatory diving board photo on Fan y Big with Cribyn beyond

Photo: Alex Oldridge (4)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Bwlch Ar y Fan from Cribyn

Bwlch Ar y Fan from Cribyn

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (5)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Photo: David Thompson (3)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Pont y Caniedydd

Pont y Caniedydd

Photo: Malcolm Gallani (2)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - 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 po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Cribyn summit

Cribyn summit

Photo: Paul Holroyd (31)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Fan y Big, Cribyn and Pen y Fan from Cefn Cyff

Photo: David Thompson (2)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Photo: Don Williams (2)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Brecon from the summit of Cribyn

Brecon from the summit of Cribyn

Photo: Joanne Lucas (2)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - On the summit of Fan y Big

On the summit of Fan y Big

Photo: Jane Thomas (1)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Neuadd Reservoir from the summit of Cribyn

Neuadd Reservoir from the summit of Cribyn

Photo: Joanne Lucas (3)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Pen y fan from Cribyn

Pen y fan from Cribyn

Photo: Paul Holroyd (29)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Walking towards Cribyn from Pont y Caniedydd

Walking towards Cribyn from Pont y Caniedydd

Photo: Malcolm Gallani (1)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - On the summit of Fan y Big

On the summit of Fan y Big

Photo: Alex Oldridge (5)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Pen y Fan from Cribyn

Photo: Simon Barnett (10)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Fan y Big from Cribyn

Fan y Big from Cribyn

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (7)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Cribyn with Pen Y Fan beyond from Fan y Big

Cribyn with Pen Y Fan beyond from Fan y Big

Photo: Paul Holroyd (28)

Walk po146 Cribyn and Fan y Big from Pont y Caniedydd - Craig Cwm Cynwyn, Cribyn, Craig Cwm Sere, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Fan y Big

Craig Cwm Cynwyn, Cribyn, Craig Cwm Sere, Pen y Fan and Corn Du from Fan y Big

Photo: Jane Thomas (2)


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