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Name:Pen Cerrig-calch
Hill number:2243
Height:701m / 2300ft
Parent (Ma):2229  Waun Fach
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Black Mountains
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Usk
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SO 21655 22419
Summit feature:ancient cairn
Drop:52m
Col:649m  SO212228  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 161
(1:25k) OL13S
Observations:higher than trig point at SO 21707 22368 and ground 90m SE at SO 21722 22360
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 497 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Llanbedr horseshoeRedAndy5402/04/2019
With Jonny and Smivvy.zaul_uk10/02/2019
Crickhowell - Pen Cerrig-calch - Pen Allt-mawr - Pen Twyn Glas - Mynydd Llysiau - Waun Fach - Pen y Gadair Fawr - Pen Twyn Mawr - Coed Cefn - Crickhowell.Mark Jackson25/10/2018
From small parking area as described in Nuttall's walk 12.2 then followed footpath along wall until I hit a path up through the bracken. Mist, rain and wind. No views. Solo.Dangerous Dave16/09/2018
Last hill climbed on a walk from the Green Man festival before heading down into Crickhowell over Table Mountain.Cap_Thunderbolt15/08/2017
Nick and Julesrockwarrior23/07/2017
Included in circular walk from bridge near Neuadd Farm, GR 234229, start with Pen Cerrig Calch, finish with Pen Twyn Mawr and down Pen Gwyllt Meirch and round to bridge start point. Once you have slogged and reached Pen Cerrig Calch summit you have basically gained the height. Mostly a leisurely stroll from then on. Start 10.30am finish 5.30pm. Can easily be done in less.Dewi Prysor13/05/2017
from crickhowell via table mountaindavie07/05/2017
Paul and Katesenrab01/05/2017
From Crickhowell, via Table Mtn, then on to do every peak around to Crug Maw and then back to town. Started with friends but finished solo from Pen Twyn Glas onwardsAimless Rambler15/04/2017
Llanbedr horseshoeejjohnstone15/04/2017
with roger and a group from walking in the BreconsDarren-44311/03/2017
Tready's Stag weekend - Day 1 Circular route from Llanbedrcwrci13/01/2017
11 mile circular over Pen Cerrig-Calch, Pen Allt Mawr, Pen Twyn Glas and Mynydd Llysiau, bright and sunny but very very windy.3rd time on Pen Cerrig-Calch and Pen Allt Mawr, 2nd time on Mynydd Llysiau and 1st time bagging Pen Twyn Glas.DanTrig26/12/2016
Parked up by the waterfall on the hairpin bend. Walked up the lane, then over tal-y-maes bridge up the track to the cwm. Then along the top all the way down to table mountain.Neolith13/09/2016
Parking at Green Cottage then over to Crug Hywel Fort then Pen Cerrig-calch, then on too Pen Allt-mawr, back via Pen Twyn Glas and back along the ridge.griefmiester03/07/2016
Nuttall walk 12.2: Pen Cerrig-calch - Pen Allt-mawr - Pen Twyn Glas - Mynydd Llysiau - Waun Fach - Pen y Gadair Fawr - Pen Twyn Mawrronaldo33304/05/2016
South Wales Three Peaks Trial - Platinum Routegeoffh1202/04/2016
Part of a 20 mile round trip with Neil.Mc101p07/01/2016
Started off solo at Llanthony Abbey and traversed over serveral ridges and valleys. Then rough climbed up East side of Pen Cerrig-calch very steep very misty and down over Table mountain to Crickhowell . Great day.Donk 264 SAS28/12/2015
Climbed from Crickhowell on a chilly but mostly dry day, with the first snow fall of the season still clinging in patches to the mountainside.clyoung22/11/2015
Eigth and final hill on a circuit from Llanbedr going via Waun Fach.Cas-gwent14/10/2015
Horseshoe from Llanbedr along with Pen Allt Mawrandrew.morel20/09/2015
A beautiful sunny day - perhaps this was summer!bikechap05/09/2015
From SO234229 up ridge to PenTwyn Glas, there and back to Mynydd Llysiau and then over Pen Allt-Mawr and Pen Cerrig-calch to Crug Hywel. Fine afternoon after damp start.milimana04/07/2015
ANOTHER DAY OF GLORIOUS WEATHER WITH VIEWS FROM THE BEACONS TO THE SHROPSHIRE HILLS. FOLLOWED NUTTALLS WALK 12.2 UP VERY STEEP HILLSIDE (ARCHERS OMNIBUS ON I-POD) AND OVER PEN CERRIG CALCH, PEN ALLT MAWR, PEN TWYN GLAS, MYNIDD LLYSIAU,WAUN FACH,PEN Y GADAIR FAWR AND PEN TWYN MAWR. NEW PATH UP WAUN FACH AND ON TO PEN Y GADAIR FAWR MADE GOING EASY AND FOUND GOOD PATHS FOR DESCENT.BURGESS07/06/2015
With Ben, Ian, Keith & Mick from Bassetlaw Hill & Mountain Club taking part in Wateraid 200 Mountain Challenge, doing the Llanbedr Horseshoe. Sunny and breezy - First peakalwaysinshorts06/06/2015
Walk from llanbedr as part of the wateraid challengeiannotts06/06/2015
With CP, AS, DR and BRgarth8706/06/2015
KeithByTheC09/05/2015
11/12 Blaen-Yr Henbant/Crug Mawr/Pen Gwlltmeirch/Pen Twyn Mawr/Pen Y Gadair Fawair/Waun Fach/Pen Truman/Mynydd Llysiau/Pen Twyn Glas/Pen Allt Mawr/Pen Cerrig Calch/Crug HyFergalh28/02/2015
Nuttall route.tomd402/01/2015
Did as one of the 7 Nuttalls above the Grwyne Fechan valley; started with Pen Cerri-calch & finished on Pen Twyn Mawr. Parked by the bridge on the hairpin bend at 234229. (JL,Len)gerrybowes22/10/2014
From the small car park on the hairpin bend. The path Is reasonable for the most part even though it is steep. With Meds.bolton24/09/2014
Up NE side. Steep. With PM.CJM24/09/2014
From small parking area at SO 23425 20266 near Llanbedr - Crug Hywel - Pen Cerrig-calch - Pen Allt-mawr - Pen Twyn Glas - Mynydd Llysiau - Pen Trumau - Waun Fach - Pen y Gadair Fawr - Pen Twyn Mawr - Crug Mawr. Clear paths throughout except on Waun Fach summit plateau. Would be rather boggy between Waun Fach & Pen y Gadair Fawr during a wet spell.david23020110/09/2014
With Tony, Steve and Brian; set off to do Nuttall walk 12.2 but rained off after the first three. The ascent of this one from the hair pin isn't a pleasure!Lou23/05/2014
Solo walk from Crickhowell via Crug Hywel hillfort. Stopped off at the Darren ring cairn then up over the scree band. Two fine Bronze Age summit cairns. Onwards to Pen Gloch-y-Pibwr and Pen Allt-mawr.thesweetcheat15/05/2014
Black Mountain Roundabout 2014geoffh1226/04/2014
did this as part of the southern horseshoe of the south black mountains 17 miles. did this first easy paths up and good tracks all the way roundAristotle Chip19/04/2014
With Ben Mark & MattPDR196616/11/2013
All seven summits in Nuttall's chapter 12-2, using their exact route. The initial ascent up this one was tough - no sign of the path they mention and the bracken was shoulder high.Crib Goch20/09/2013
Started from pull off at 234228. Along road to Beacon way. Up to Table Mountain then Pen Creeig-calch, Pen Allt-mawr and Pen Twyn Glas. Descent by Tal Trwynau back to car. Bright/sunny. Good views.PaulH09/08/2013
Very windy!bri&dave22/06/2013
Parked on Crickhowell to Hermitage road (SO 235228) and walked to Pen Twyn Glas, on to Mynydd Llysiau and back, then up Pen Allt Mawr and Pen Craig-calch before dropping down to Table Mountain and then walking back to car.KingBaldy16/06/2013
above granma`ssmoggie03/03/2013
From a hairpin bend in the road at SO234228. Headed SSW to the bealach between Crug Hywel and Pen Cerrig Calch. Headed north to take in Pen Cerrig Calch, Pen Allt Mawr and then Mynydd Llysiau. Then back tracked south over Pen Twyn Glas and down Tal Trwynau back to the car. Have also done these four hills several times as a linear walk from Crickhowell to the Castle Inn in Pengenffordd. Just a little car shuffling required.islamidget15/09/2012
Climbed as part of 3 peaks trial platinum route. Ascended from east via Beacons Way to plateau between Table Mountain and Pen Cerrig-calch. Then headed north along the southern ridge.Peapod2131/03/2012
2nd ascentabbo000109/03/2012
Started in Crickhowell carpark, took llanbedr Road passed row of cottage continue away from houses and on the bend is the track leading to a farm. Two cars had parked opposite this near elictricity thing. Clearly signed footpath. Once in open country passmarketherton07/01/2012