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Name:Mynydd Epynt [Mynydd Eppynt]
Hill number:2270
Height:478m / 1568ft
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
County/UA:Powys (CoU)
Catchment:Usk, Catchment Boundaries, Wye
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Clem
Grid ref:SN 96128 46433
Summit feature:short concrete marker
Col:279m  SN840432  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 147
(1:25k) 188
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 185 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Within Sennybridge firing range (MoD). Do not approach when red flags are flying. See for firing times.webmasterblank
The first of an Epynt Eight session. Made use of the Christmas shut down of SENTA. No red flags flying so I MB'd straight up the old tarmac track to within the sight of the summit. Thick mist all day.Rob Rees27/12/2019
4/4: In thick mist just before sunset. Drove to Brum to visit Tom & Helen after. Rounsfell27/12/2019
Approach from E, initially on 'The Epynt Way'.ger14/04/2019
The last non-firing day of the Christmas & New Year break according to the published schedule. A simple walk from viewpoint like most others and the concrete marker easy to find in the small fenced off area. All quiet but all rather unsatisfying too.milimana06/01/2019
From SN 963467. Track to summit is on military firing range and the red flag cannot be seen from the starting point.Isbjorn12/11/2018
From viewpoint up road. Came from south and thought I was off range until I got to fenced off area at summit. Red flag round corner out of site!SS16/08/2018
Parked at viewpoint, up left hand military road. Army phone lines don't seem to work but firing times posted on site for this range. High cloud, drizzle but good long distance views.iangalbraith20/07/2018
Parked at viewpoint car park then used RoW from B4519 towards Pen Tri Chrugiau but very little to follow and would have been better on the military road. Then long sensible way round to Twyn Rhyd-car and then to Twyn Rhyd-car South Top before return over damp moorland to Mynydd Epynt and then B4519.Dugswell230/12/2017
Bagged this the tough way after having already done the three Tumps to the southwest.Alex C30/12/2017
17km walk over Pen Tri Chrugiau, Twyn Rhyd-car, Twyn Rhyd-car S Top & Mynydd Epynt. With Adrian, Alex, Doug & Jon.Twice Brewed30/12/2017
Very quick bag on the way to bigger & better mid-Wales peaks. Nice view though.NotReallyABagger22/07/2017
Checked ahead with Sennybridge Training Area when firing times were (01874635599, useful since they don't post the times online anymore)and took a Sunday afternoon stroll to the summit. The summit isn't worth shouting about, but great views from the carpark and satisfying since that completed region 32A for me. With Keith and baby Ross.islamidget11/06/2017
Quick wander up the track from the road. Fenced off to protect the cairn which is hidden under vegetation. The concrete summit marker is alsmost overgrown now.Neolith30/04/2017
A short walk in the rain and wind with zero visibility. Summit within a fenced off tumulus. Gate was open so could have driven. Went to the two tumps on the other side of the road afterwards.Herbert Anchovy22/02/2017
A later afternoon bag after doing a much longer walk up Pen-y-Garn Goch than planned. Parked in the viewing layby and a quick stroll up here on a non-firing day. Little stone pillar marks the top.Father Ted27/11/2016
Really thick fog on summit. Parked in car park at viewing point and quickly nipped up track to summit, ¼ mile each way. Looks like car park is start of 2nd stage of Epynt Way and track is part of PROW
Easy pick up on drive by to Brecon after Drygarn Fawr topnordicstar28/06/2016
Walked from viewpoint to the observation post. Operated on VHF for SOTA from there in the rain so kept the gear dry.G4OBK (Phil)08/12/2015
5/15 Fifth of long day Cefn Merthyr Cynog/Cefn Trum Yr Hwch/Pen Ty'n-y-Wern/Drum Ddu/Mynydd Eppynt/The Warren/pen Ca'er Mynach/Pen Neuadd/Moelfree/Pen Tri Chrugiau/Twyn Rhyd-Car/Twyn Rhyd-car South Top/Moel Blychau/Mwmffri/Noethgrug. Always check and never cross area when red flag is flyingFergalh15/08/2015
Parked in large layby at SH96353 46708 A 5 minute walk along tarmac road to summit marker. (PM)gerrybowes04/03/2015
Drive up job in very thick fog. Not exciting and MOD signs were bit confusing about activities.dicky26/02/2013
6th Marilyn of day w Jenx. Non-firing day, parked on B road and walked up track to rush covered top. Hunting for marker stone, tripped over it. Less than impressive alas!nordicstar17/11/2012
10 min hill. stone was very hard to find under the grass.tallblond17/11/2012
from road - no firing todaygigglejon05/04/2010
with Geoff. On crutchesM0YDH30/05/2009
From road. Tarmac track. Cairn is quite small. Piece of worked stone.destaylor09/03/2009
at the Builth Wells Annual marilyn gathering with Jamie after which he vowed to get to 200 marilyns by next years gathering and I set a sub agenda of 100 new marilyns in a 12 month period which he did just a couple of hours before the Strontian dinner 2009.vegibagger07/06/2008
A simple ascent but make sure it is not a firing day on the rangeM0ZZO19/02/2006
Out and back while triggingRhayader_wander31/12/2005
Quick bag from road at top. V unnerving.robphys18/12/2005
With RHWGeoff Briggs19/11/2005
Revisit. #33 of 33 Marilyns in 20h, Brent Lynam drivingRHW19/11/2005
Straightforward walk in from the road.JohnW16/08/2004
After ordnance briefing at Sennybridge Camp. Obtained a range pass, and access permission, from the duty sergeant. Quick ascent from road to the east while miliary on leave over New Year. Staying in a cottage south of Rhayader.Man of Kernow103/01/2003
A massive hill, fortunately for bagging the top is near the road and the edge so you get any easy walk and a viewChinnockC30/03/2002
Last of 7 'easy marilyns 'drive and dash around S.W /Mid Wale after JG leaders meeting on Anglesey at HMS Indafitagble - a shore base. Slept in car-rocking in wind. Some remote lovely valleys. suffering again from a re-occurrence of a tooth infection-drugged. Dropped a wheel over a ditch here when parking for short walk -one wheel in mid air ! Had to build up the ground beneath it to enable me to drive off!.Then drove to Alan & Jo's in Knutsford (Rob, Lesley, Robin there)Chris Pearson22/01/2000
Over swampy ground for 600m by side of army road.arranc05/04/1999
While the army was on holiday.GWR Chris05/08/1989
with 2 squadron raf regtbeorwulf22/05/1975
Ultima Thule10/06/2020
Alan Faulconbridge25/12/2019