Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Date : 07/08/2016

Duration : 3-5 hours

Style : Equals

Type : Mountain Walking

Weather : Clear - sunny - good visibility

Wind : Gentle Breeze

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 0

Mountains : Chwarel y Fan Rhos Dirion Twyn Tal-y-cefn

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Route - Rhos Dirion, Twyn Talycefyn & Chwarel y Fan from Grwyne Fawr Reservoir
Weather - Sunny with gentle breeze
Learning Points/Skills Practices - Planning, route memory, navigation away from marked path
Group - 2
Camp style - N/A
The individual takes part in the planning and leadership - yes
Navigation skills are required away from marked paths - Yes off from Chwarel y Fan
Experience must be in terrain and weather comparable to that found in UK and Irish hills - Yes Brecon Beacons National Park
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, 4:27 hours in total
Adverse conditions may be encountered - No
Ascent of a substantial peak would normally be included in the day - Rhos Dirion, Twyn Talycefyn & Chwarel y Fan

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 : 04:26:57 Distance : 16.53 km Ascent : 630 m Descent : -585 m Avg Speed : 4.23 kmph Moving Speed : 4.23 kmph