Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

The easiest(!) way to climb Pen y Fan


Route outline for walk po158:

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



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
3
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). The summit of Pen y Fan is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. 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 Y Gyrn at 619m (2032ft). Y Gyrn is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (174th highest in Wales, 410th 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)


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

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Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - View from Pen y Fan

View from Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (22)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Ascending Pen Y Fan via Corn Du

Photo: Simon Barnett (7)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Craig Cerrig-gleisiad and Glyn Tarell from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

Craig Cerrig-gleisiad and Glyn Tarell from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre

Photo: Laurie Parker (2)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - A very cold day but my boyfriend and I finally made it to the top of Pen y Fan summit

A very cold day but my boyfriend and I finally made it to the top of Pen y Fan summit

Photo: Jo Morgan (1)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Descending Pen y Fan

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (32)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Cribyn from Pen y Fan

Photo: Simon Barnett (9)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - 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 po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Corn Du and Pen y Fan

Corn Du and Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (23)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Jamie, Andy, Adam and Pete on Pen y Fan

Photo: Jamie Whysall (1)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Corn Du and the Brecon Beacons from the summit of Pen y Fan just after sunset

Photo: Caroline Swain (2)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - 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 po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Myself on Pen Y Fan

Myself on Pen Y Fan

Photo: Wayne Qualter (1)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Pen y Fan summit with Em

Pen y Fan summit with Em

Photo: Ruth Rigby (1)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Fog closing in on Pen y Fan

Fog closing in on Pen y Fan

Photo: Barry Lugg (11)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Pen y Fan (far left) and Corn Du with Llyn Cwm Llwch tarn below from near the Tommy Jones Obelisk

Pen y Fan (far left) and Corn Du with Llyn Cwm Llwch tarn below from near the Tommy Jones Obelisk

Photo: Rob Camm (1)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Me and my mate Darbster on Pen y Fan

Me and my mate Darbster on Pen y Fan

Photo: James Relph (1)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Me and the crew on Pen y Fan

Me and the crew on Pen y Fan

Photo: Derrick Ashdown (1)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Descending Pen y Fan

Descending Pen y Fan

Photo: Krzysztof Ciebien (29)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Me on Pen y Fan

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Martin Heaps (1)

Walk po158 Pen y Fan from The Storey Arms Outdoor Centre - Me on Pen y Fan

Me on Pen y Fan

Photo: Steve Curtis (1)


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