Trail 1 of Beacons Way undertaken by Tuesday Walkers Society
Demanding 9 miles
Overcast; fine, misty rain; blustery wind
A demanding 9-mile linear walk from the eastern end of the Beacons Way, at Llangadog, passing through the settlement of Bethlehem, where we entered the bounds of the Brecon Beacons National Park, through to Castle Carreg Cennen; total ascent 1918ft.
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The Beacons Way is an iconic walk, established in 2005, by John Samson, of the Brecon Beacons Park Society. It runs for just under 100 miles along the length of the Brecon Beacons National Park. It is a challenging route, though well within the reaches of a fit and competent hill walker. Demanding uphill climbs and undulating ridges give spectacular views of the National Park, its varied landscapes and its wildlife.
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Strenuous 10 miles
Cloudy, burst of sunshine
Strenuous 10 miles reconnaissance ramble of Y Mynydd Du (Black Mountain), including ascent of Moel Gornach / Garreg Lwyd (a Hewitt; trig pillar S5314) Foel Fraith and Carn Fadog. Continue reading “Y Mynydd Du”