Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Date : 21/05/2016

Duration : 2-3 Hours

Style : Equals

Type : Mountain Walking

Weather : Light Rain - Good Visibility

Wind : Moderate Wind

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 0

Mountains : Mynydd Troed

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Route - Mynydd Troed and Mynydd Llangorse
Weather - Rain with moderate wind
Learning Points/Skills Practices - Planning, map memory of total route, estimate of distance and time, identified and memorised the location of a "long cairn" on map before setting off, navigated successfully to the point without referring to map at all.
Group - 2
Camp style - N/A
The individual takes part in the planning and leadership - yes
Navigation skills are required away from marked paths - Well trodden paths followed, not necessary on the map.
Experience must be in terrain and weather comparable to that found in UK and Irish hills - Yes Brecon Beacons
Knowledge is increased and skills practised - see above
Attention is paid to safety - Constantly looking out for hazards and advising as appropriate.
The journey is five hours or more - No, 2:42 hours in total
Adverse conditions may be encountered - Yes rain and moderate wind
Ascent of a substantial peak would normally be included in the day - Mynydd Troed

Area : Black Mountains

The Black Mountains (Welsh: Y Mynyddoedd Duon) are a group of hills spread across parts of Powys and Monmouthshire in southeast Wales, and extending across the national border into Herefordshire, England. They are the easternmost of the four ranges of hills that comprise the Brecon Beacons National Park, and are frequently confused with the westernmost, which is known as the Black Mountain. To confuse matters further, there is a peak in the Black Mountains called Black Mountain.


Time Taken : 02:42:22 Distance : 10.75 km Ascent : 609 m Descent : -610 m Avg Speed : 4.54 kmph Moving Speed : 4.54 kmph