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Fan Brycheiniog and Picws Du
Introduction to Walk 3563

Photo from the walk - Fan Brycheiniog and Picws Du

Nat Park - Brecon Beacons - Brecon Beacons West

County/Area - Powys & Carmarthenshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 km

Ascent - 2000 feet / 606 metres

Time - 5 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Brecon Beacons walk explores the summits of Fan Brysheiniog and Picws Du together with Llyn y Fan Fawr. In addition to excellent views from the high ground you get a bird's eye view of Llyn y Fan Fach far below the summit of Picws Du.The route generally follows clear footpaths although good navigation skills are required in poor visibility. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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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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