Mountember - Pen-Y-Fan

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Climb the magnificent Pen-Y-Fan in this beginner and intermediate hiking course. Take in the fantastic views when you reach the top and celebrate the fantastic achievement before a gentle descent back to the start. Come to conquer one of Wales' great peaks and raise money towards ARNI.
Participants
Intermediate Route , Hard Route, and Beginner Route
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Calendar
Sat, 3 Sept 2022
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Garwnant Visitor Centre, Cwmtaf, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2HU, UK
Start times
Sat, 3 Sept 2022
Beginner Route :
9:30am |
Intermediate Route :
9:30am |
Hard Route:
9:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Mountember - Pen-Y-Fan
Beginner Route
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150min
£25.00
Intermediate Route
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150min
£25.00
Hard Route
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150min
£25.00
Route information
Terrain: Gravel / Paths / Grass / Natural
Elevation: 886m
Course type: Out-and-back
Beginner route
This route is the easiest way up Pen-y-Fan. You will take a more paved route and will have plenty of time to enjoy the fantastic scenery as you climb. Once you reach the peak there will be plenty of fantastic opportunities to take some great photos.
Intermediate route
This route will be slightly harder, you will climb the first peak of Corn Du before descending and climbing Pen-Y-Fan. This route is more gravely with a small section of scrambling involved. After the ascent, you will take the easy way down with the beginners.
Hard route
The hard route starts with the intermediate group but will descend via another route towards Cribym Peak. After this, you will drop down and circle up Pen-Y-Fan, including some scrambling before descending back down via an easier route to the start.
What's included
  • Guided Hike
  • Fantastic views
  • Transport to start location
  • Opportunity to raise money for a great cause
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How to get there
Garwnant Visitor Centre, Cwmtaf, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2HU, UK
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Transport
There will be transport provided to the start point of the event.
Parking
There will be parking available at the pay and display car park at the event location, parking charges apply.
Event day logistics
09:30 Meet up
Registration
All must meet at the pay and display at Garwent, Cwmtaf, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2HU.
Fund Raising
All participants are asked to raise £250 towards ARNI - ARNI, a charity that provides rehabilitation resources for stroke survivors.
Backpack
Kit List
All participants should have the following kit as a minimum standard of dress and equipment:
  • Walking boots (supporting the ankle, good fitting and broken in)
  • Walking socks (should cover the top of your boots)
  • Walking trousers
  • Long sleeve thermal top (Lifar style)
  • Mountain shirt
  • Gortex shell jacket
  • Waterproof rucksack (30/50 ltr - Ortleb style)
  • Flask (minimum 500ml)
  • Water bottle (Minimum 1 ltr)
  • Fleece/ Duvet jacket
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Gloves
  • Personal first aid kit (including blister kit)
  • Lunch box (packed lunch for the day)
  • Emergency rations (high energy snacks)
  • Head torch (spare batteries)
If participants do not have the appropriate gear, they will not be able to climb.
FAQ's
Do I have to raise money for the Mountember - Pen-Y-Fan?
Yes, all participants are asked to raise £250 per person which will go direct to charity.
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Is there parking at the Mountember - Pen-Y-Fan?
Yes, there will be a pay & display car park available to park at, parking charged apply.
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How hard is the hard route at the Mountember - Pen-Y-Fan?
The hard route is rather hard and will include very steep slopes as well as some scrambling.
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