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The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons
Introduction to Walk 2648

Photo from the walk - The Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons West

County/Area - Carmarthenshire

Author - Hugh Maguire

Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km

Ascent - 2400 feet / 727 metres

Time - 6 hours 20 minutes

Grade - moderate

A classic summit in the western part of the Brecon Beacons National Park. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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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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