Walk po172 Cefn Yr Ystrad from Pontsticill

Wild moorland &ampamp; disused quarries


Route outline for walk po172:

Ponsticill  -  Baltic Quarry  -  Cefn Yr Ystrad  -  Cwar Yr Ystrad  -  Cwar Yr Hendre  -  Gwaun Danydarren  -  Gwaun Nant Ddu  -  Cwm Callan  -  Dolygaer  -  Pontsticill Reservoir  -  Brecon Mountain Railway  -  Pontsticill Railway Station  -  Posticill.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
Welsh
Mountain
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 Welsh Nuttall
1
Welsh
Nuttall
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 Cefn yr Ystrad at 617m (2025ft). Cefn yr Ystrad is classified as a Welsh Mountain (Hewitt) (127th highest in Wales, 297th highest in England & Wales). Cefn yr Ystrad is also known as a Welsh Nuttall (178th highest in Wales, 418th highest in England & Wales). Cefn yr Ystrad is also classified as a Welsh Marilyn (50th highest in Wales, 736th highest in the UK).

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 po172 Cefn Yr Ystrad from Pontsticill

In no particular order . . .

Railway Bridge spanning the path up Cefn yr Ystrad from Pontsticill Reservoir

Railway Bridge spanning the path up Cefn yr Ystrad from Pontsticill Reservoir

Photo: Bob Hamilton (1)

Old Quarry sign on the lower slopes of Cefn yr Ystrad

Old Quarry sign on the lower slopes of Cefn yr Ystrad

Photo: Bob Hamilton (2)

Cefn yr Ystrad summit trig point

Cefn yr Ystrad summit trig point

Photo: Bob Hamilton (3)

Brecon Mountain Railway Steam Engine

Brecon Mountain Railway Steam Engine

Photo: Bob Hamilton (4)

Pontsticill Reservoir

Pontsticill Reservoir

Photo: Barry Lugg (24)

Pontsticill Reservoir

Pontsticill Reservoir

Photo: Bob Hamilton (5)


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