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Corn Du, Pen y Fan and Cribin Circular Walking

A day out on mainly easy to follow paths that takes in the highest (and most popular) summits in south Wales.
A circular route taking in a couple of summits. Used for students, many of whom are experiencing this environment for the first time. Not too strenuous but commitment required. Option to miss out Cribin if necessary. Previously done route starting at storey arms for slightly longer day.

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Corn Du, Pen y Fan and Cribin © Carpe Diem
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SO0213517779 Top of the ridge after a slog up, usually wet ground. Generally a windy place to rest. From here continue along the edge line rising steadily throughout.

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SO0053020948 Path junction after the ridge walk, just before the short climb up to Corn Du.

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SO0119121625 Summit of Pen y Fan.

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SO0185821200 Path junction that is an option to miss out Cribin and contour round the bottom - handy for less fit members of the group.

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SO0318120551 Sheltered spot for a short break before the trudge along the path back. Some nice views back to be had - see photo.

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