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The main Brecon Beacons

The main Brecon Beacons


Postby The_Greenman2000 » Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:33 am

Hewitts included on this walk: Cribyn, Pen y Fan, Waun Rydd

Date walked: 21/10/2013

Distance: 19.7 km

Ascent: 1352m

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The weather on Pen-Y-Fan was not great and Jas was less than impressed
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Jas on Pen-Y-Fan

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The winds getting in my ears

But it cleared soon after we left the top and we could see our walk ahead
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Walk to Cribyn

But when we got to Cribyn all he wanted to do was look back where he'd been
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On Cribyn looking back

Still a bit blowy on Fan-Y-Big though
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Fan-Y-Big

Disapointingly dull Waun Ridd, but Jas had his mind elsewhere by this time :roll:
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Waun Ridd looking for somewhere to take a dump


Then back home the same way
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Re: The main Brecon Beacons

Postby stevesey » Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:23 pm

Typical Beacons visibility there :-)
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Re: The main Brecon Beacons

Postby ChrisW » Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:57 am

That's a good hike and ascent total, shame about the mist all the way :roll: I think Jas was none too impressed by about halfway :lol: :lol:
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Re: The main Brecon Beacons

Postby larry groo » Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:09 am

I seem to remember there being a "mini Chalamain Gap" at the bottom of Cribyn. It was basically a dried up river bed with ankle breaking rocks. Almost impossible to walk down! :lol:

Did you come down that way at all?

We also met a sheepdog at the gate there who followed us all the way back into Llanfrynach, then legged it back up the hill when we went into the pub.

He didn't seem to keen to buy the 1st round.
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Re: The main Brecon Beacons

Postby The_Greenman2000 » Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:15 pm

ChrisW wrote:That's a good hike and ascent total, shame about the mist all the way :roll: I think Jas was none too impressed by about halfway :lol: :lol:


He always looks none-to-impressed. Only got a few more walking seasons left in him as hes getting a bit stiff in his back hips so we're heading out to Snowdonia again this year
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