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Date : 19/03/2016

Duration : 2-3 Hours

Style : Equals

Type : Mountain Walking

Weather : Overcast

Wind : Moderate Wind

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 0

Mountains : Corn Du Fan y Big Y Gyrn

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Description

Route - Pen Y Fan, Corn Du, Y Gyrn
Weather - Cold easterly moderate wind, overcast with hill fog from 700m
Learning Points/Skills Practices - Route plan and organisation. Map memory of route
Group - 2
Camp style - not applicable
The individual takes part in the planning and leadership - yes
Navigation skills are required away from marked paths - Yes no paths followed from Tommy Jones Obelisk to Y Gryn
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 - Checked on a lone walker that was struggling and provided advice to get back to Storey Arms.
The journey is five hours or more - no, 2:13
Adverse conditions may be encountered - Moderate cold easterly winds and fog above 700m
Ascent of a substantial peak would normally be included in the day - Yes, Pen Y Fan & Corn Du

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

Time Taken : 02:13:55 Distance : 8.57 km Ascent : 515 m Descent : -518 m Avg Speed : 3.84 kmph Moving Speed : 3.85 kmph