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Beat the Beacons Challenge Walk

Sat 18th Sep 2021

Walk Details:

Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Wales / Brecon Beacons
22, 15 or 10ml.
Start Time
Endurance/Alternative: 08.00, Taster 09.00
From the Henderson Hall in Talybont-On-Usk

The 22 mile Endurance route ascends on to the Brecon Beacons ridge over the summit of Fan-y-Big and Cribyn before reaching Pan-y-Fan, the highest point in South Wales. The route then descends to the south east following mountain paths and forest trails before the final peak of Tor-y-Foel, then returning to the Henderson Hall. The Alternative route is still a high level mountain walk, rising high on to the Brecon Beacon ridge, but omits Pen-y-Fan by taking a shorter route south east before rejoining the Endurance route for the ascent of Tor-Y-Foel and the return to Talybont-on-Usk. The Taster walk is a 10 mile lower level route suitable for families with self guided and led options available

General Notes
Brecon Mountain Rescue may request those deemed not on schedule to finish in daylight to retire. Full kit check at start and randomly en route. All entrants for the Endurance and Alternative routes must be over 18 on day of event, but there are no age restrictions for the Taster route, with dogs on a lead welcome. Organised by Brecon Mountain Rescue and Newport Outdoor Group
Newport Outdoor Group 22 Garrick Drive, Thornhill, Cardiff C14 9BG
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Endurance:£23/OTD£30; Alternative:£18/OTD£25; Taster:£13/OTD£20 cut off date for receipt of pre-entries: Sunday 6th September 2021.Cold refreshments will be available en-route on the Endurance and Alternative routes, but there will be no en-route refreshments on the Taster route. Includes transport for retirees, showers, hot drinks & biscuits at finish


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