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11 High Points in Brecon Beacons Walking

Simple walk along the Brecon Beacons
A walk from Aber, all the way over to the A470, taking in all the high points on the way, marked on the OS map, in total 11 'summits'. Note that due to the length of the route, two vehicles would be best suited, one at the end, and one at the beginning, unless trail running, where all summits could be attained and a reversal of the route would be possible in daylight hours

Panaramic shot of Corn Ddu, Pen y Fan, Y Cribyn and Fan y Big  © Matthew Edwards
Panaramic shot of Corn Ddu, Pen y Fan, Y Cribyn and Fan y Big
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SO1011820722 Starting point in Aber, following the path upwards.

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SO0826020411 Reaching the first summit along the path, continuing along

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SO0696120146 Reaching the next summit, bearing left along the top, via a ridgeline

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SO0787618972 to Allt Lwyd, taking in the scenery, then back along the same ridge

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SO0661020186 another small summit along the plateu,

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SO0616620750 The summit of Waun Rhydd

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SO0545720363 Joining the path to the summit ofBlwych Y Ddwyallt

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SO0354720633 Conitnuing along the top path, reaching Fan y Big

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SO0234821268 Down from Fan y Big, then up again to Y Cribyn, continuing along the well troden footpath

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SO0118321580 Onwards to Pen Y Fan, the tallest summit, picnic and photo opertunities if it's not too windy or wet

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SO0068921312 Follow to Corn Ddu, then down the back of the summit (or around the easier path if required) passing the Obelisk, curving left on the path

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SN9884021794 Final summit, Y Gyrn, continuing along the path

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SN9826920470 Reaching the car park near the Storey Arms

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