Dorian Thomas - 177186

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Walking Record


Date : 29/12/2015

Duration : 5-8 hours

Style : Leader / Supervisor

Type : Quality Mountain Day (QMD)

Weather : Overcast

Wind : Moderate Wind

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 0

Mountains : Craig Cerrig-gleisiad Fan Frynych Y Gyrn

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Route - Y Gyrn, Craig Cerrig Gleisiad and Fan Frynach
Weather - Overcast with good visibility, moderate southerly wind on peaks.
Learning Points/Skills Practices - Route plan and organisation. Map reading, group leadership and safety advice through stream crossings
Group - 3
Camp style - not applicable
The individual takes part in the planning and leadership - yes
Navigation skills are required away from marked paths - Yes number of areas where no marked paths.
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 - provided support on stream crossing and descents.
The journey is five hours or more - 5:08
Adverse conditions may be encountered - moderate winds on peaks
Ascent of a substantial peak would normally be included in the day - Y Gyrn, Craig Cerrig Gleisiad and Fan Frynach

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".


Time Taken : 05:08:19 Distance : 13.06 km Ascent : 788 m Descent : -794 m Avg Speed : 2.86 kmph Moving Speed : 2.93 kmph