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Fan Gyhirych & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr
Introduction to Walk 2645

Photo from the walk - Fan Gyhirych & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons West

County/Area - Powys

Author - Hugh Maguire

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 1550 feet / 470 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

Two summits in the Fforest Fawr sector of the Brecon Beacons National Park. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Walks from the same start

Walk 2646
Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth, Fforest Fawr
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2647
Fan Gyhirych, Fan Nedd & Fan Bwlch Chwyth
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

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Fan Frynych & Fan Llia, Fforest Fawr
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The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons
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Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
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Picws Du & Llyn y Fan Fach from near Llanddeusant
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Carnau Gwynion from Ystradfellte
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Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
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Llyn-y-Fan-Fawr, Mynydd Ddu from Llanddeusant
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Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 3555
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Carreg yr Ogof & Bannau Sir Gaer from Llanddeusant
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.7 miles / 10.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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