Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Details

Date : 10/06/2015

Duration : 5-8 hours

Style : Equals

Type : Quality Mountain Day (QMD)

Weather : Clear - sunny - good visibility

Wind : Moderate Wind

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Nights Camping : 0

Mountains : Fan Fawr Fan Frynych Fan Llia

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Description

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Route - Start A470 parking area(SN 97125 22252) headed down to Taff Trail, followed up to Storey Arms. Headed up Bryn Du onto Fan Fawr to the Trig point. Took bearing down to sheep folds to cross the stream feeding Ystradfellte Reservoir. After a quick bite headed up onto Fan Dringarth then on to Fan Llia all the way to the cairn before heading back and following the Brecon Way to Craig Cerrig-gleisiad then onto Fan Frynych. After another bite to eat headed back down to the car via Twyn Dylluan-ddu.
Weather - Sunny spells with moderate north easterly wind
Learning Points - Map reading including relating features on map to locate and navigate. Compass bearings to confirm direction of travel. Navigation on ground with no visible paths. Route planned to take myself away from known ground.
Group - 2 Maria and myself

Area : Bannau Brycheiniog (Brecon Beacons) National Park

Bannau Brycheiniog (the Brecon Beacons) 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

Distance : 18.92 km Ascent : 955 m Descent : -953 m