Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

A walk in The Brecon Beacons National Park, Powys, Wales

Pen y Fan - the easy(!) way

Walk Route Summary:

- The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre, Y Gyrn, Tommy Jones Obelisk, Craig Cwm Llwch, Corn Du, Pen y Fan, (Penyfan), Bwlch Duwynt, Claen Taf Fawr, The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre, Y Gyrn, Tommy Jones Obelisk, Craig Cwm Llwch, Corn Du, Pen y Fan, (Penyfan), Bwlch Duwynt, Claen Taf Fawr, The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre The Brecon Beacons Area,  The Brecon Beacons National Park,  Powys,  Wales

David J Pinder and Peter Marwood on Pen y Fan
Photo: Simon Turnbull

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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:

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 in Wales, 31st in England & Wales). Pen y Fan is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (21st in Wales, 36th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (10th in Wales, 258th 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).

You will also reach the summit of Y Gyrn, 619m (2032ft). Y Gyrn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (176th in Wales, 413th in England & Wales).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttalls
3
Welsh
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
Welsh
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets


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.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

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Llyn Cwm Llwch from Pen y Fan. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

1. Llyn Cwm Llwch from Pen y Fan
Photo: Joanne Lucas (4)


Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

2. Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du
Photo: Simon Barnett (7)


Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

3. Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du
Photo: Simon Barnett (8)


Jenny, Betty and myself in the middle on Pen Y Fan. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

4. Jenny, Betty and myself in the middle on Pen Y Fan
Photo: James Bullett (1)


Approaching Corn Du from Pen y Fan. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

5. Approaching Corn Du from Pen y Fan
Photo: Laura Bimson (3)


My daughter Ffion (aged 8) on the way back down from Pen y Fan. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

6. My daughter Ffion (aged 8) on the way back down from Pen y Fan
Photo: Kieron Dunning (2)


Cribyn from Pen y Fan. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

7. Cribyn from Pen y Fan
Photo: Joanne Lucas (5)


My 12 year old son on Pen y Fan. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

8. My 12 year old son on Pen y Fan
Photo: Barry Lugg (12)


View from Pen y Fan. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

9. View from Pen y Fan
Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (9)


Cribyn from Pen y Fan. Walk route map po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre photo

10. Cribyn from Pen y Fan
Photo: Jo Davies (1)



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