Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Details

Date : 19/11/2016

Duration : 3-5 hours

Style : Equals

Type : Mountain Walking (non-QMD)

Weather : Light snow - poor visibility

Wind : Strong wind

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 0

Mountains : Allt Lwyd

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Description

Route - Allt Lwyd
Weather - Low cloud, poor visibility, light snow with snow laying over 600m and strong north wind.
Learning Points/Skills Practices - Route memory, poor visibility navigation, route planning, moving on snow covered ground
Group - 2
Camp style - N/A
The individual takes part in the planning and leadership - yes, planned route for the day
Navigation skills are required away from marked paths - paths and open mountain up on to Allt Lwyd
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, 3:23 hours in total
Adverse conditions may be encountered - Low cloud, poor visibility, light snow and strong wind
Ascent of a substantial peak would normally be included in the day - Allt Lwyd

Area : Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons (Welsh: Bannau Brycheiniog) is a mountain range in South Wales. In a narrow sense, the name refers to the range of Old Red Sandstone peaks popular with walkers which lie to the south of Brecon. Sometimes referred to as "the central Beacons" they include South Wales' highest mountain, Pen y Fan. The range forms the central section of the Brecon Beacons National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog), a designation which also encompasses ranges both to the east and the west of "the central Beacons". This much wider area is also commonly referred to as "the Brecon Beacons".

Map

Time Taken : 03:23:23 Distance : 10.01 km Ascent : 717 m Descent : -681 m Avg Speed : 2.91 kmph Moving Speed : 2.95 kmph