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Name:Pen-y-Garn Fawr
Hill number:2262
Height:616m / 2021ft
Parent (Ma):2242  Black Mountain
RHB Section:32A: Llandovery to Monmouth
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Black Mountains
County/UA:Herefordshire (CoU), Monmouthshire [Sir Fynwy] (CoU)
Class:Deleted Nuttall
Grid ref:SO 27745 31058 (est)
Col:604m  SO273315  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 161
(1:25k) OL13N
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 210 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
MB HomeRob Rees07/04/2020
Circuit of Pen Y Garn Fawr (North Daren), Pen-y-Garn Fawr, Black Mountain South Top, Black Mountain, Hay Bluff and Black Hill starting from the car park below Black Darren and following the ridgelines.BobHancock22/06/2019
11 mile walk from car park below Black Darren, walked along hillside road to junction and across fields briefly to road again then car park, up the Cats Back to Black Hill trig, struggled in snow onto Black Mountain (2nd visit) then continued along ridge on easier terrain to North Darren trig eventually descending back down to the car park, the day started off cloudy/foggy but cleared and got very sunny later on.DanTrig06/04/2019
walked as part of Offas Dyke path from Hay BluffD SID27/02/2019
Black Hill > Black Mountain > Black Mountain South Top > Pen - y - Garn Fawr > Red Daren > Point 604m from GR: SO 28746 32634ronaldo33309/12/2018
Lovely long walkejjohnstone13/09/2018
andrew brown02/09/2018
Offa's Dyke walk. Pandy to Black Mountain South Ridge, llanthony Priory, Beacons Way to Hatterall hill, Graig, Pen LLwygy to Pandy.stephenbuda04/08/2018
BBMC route CHippy7712/05/2018
From Black Mountain. Solo.Dangerous Dave22/01/2018
SoloAimless Rambler16/04/2017
TD & CThis Dog15/04/2017
Large parking area at 298299 - NW up path to ridge & then NW along ridge for about ½km to Red Daren - Pen-y-Garn Fawr - Black Mountain S. Top - Black Mountain - Hay Bluff. Reverse route back to car. (PM CM)gerrybowes26/01/2017
Done from Red Daren heading to Hay Bluff with GB and CJM.bolton26/01/2017
Parked at 29829. N 7 W along path up onto ridge SE of Red Daren, along OD path to Hays Bluff, returned same way. In cloud, cold ice SSE'ly wind. With GB & PMCJM26/01/2017
3rd top of the day (if you can call this a top) on the Hay-on-Wye to Pandy leg of my Offas DYke path walk climbing Black Mountain, Black mountain South top and this indiscernible top.Dazingdale19/10/2016
a walk from Capel y Ffyn along the ridge to Black Mountain, then the other way as far as Red Daren. Solo, lovely weather.Lou18/09/2016
Circular from Llanthony.liljonb07/08/2016
Parked at top of pass SO236350. Roomfor several cars. Did circuit taking in Twampa,Rhos Dirion,Twyn Tal-y-cefn,Chwarel y Fan, Then down & up to Offa`s Dyke path & Red Darren,Pen-y-Garn Fawr,Black mountain south top ,Black mountain & Hay Buff. Lots of rain & cloud,mart079717/06/2016
Climbed from Red Daren late afternoon in glorious sunshine. Bank holiday weekend & we had the moors almost to ourselves.DanMaisieBex29/05/2016
Started at Middle Ponthendre farm, walked over on route to Llanthony PrioryTomW199120/02/2016
Long day ridge walking in the Black Mountains: Start from Llanthony, ascending Chwarel y Fan, Twyn Tal-y-cefn, Rhos Dirion, Twmpa, Hay Bluff, Black Hill, Black Mountain, Black Mountain South Top, Pen-y-Garn Fawr & Red Daren before a tired return to Llanthony. Super walk in the hills on a bright crisp winter’s day.Cas-gwent18/02/2016
High point GR is on the opposite side (west side) of the path to what one would think.clivevilla13/09/2015
Started at Capel-y-ffin and visited all stations from Red Daren to Hay Bluff. Nice enough ridge with excellent track, but a lot of nothing tops!Crib Goch11/08/2015
dave g25/07/2015
See 5606Ramblingpaul07/06/2015
Ascended via foot path from Capel-Y-Ffin. BBMC Route C.Peapod2116/05/2015
Black Mountain Challenge 2015. Route B (18 miles) completed in 8 hours with strong winds on the ridgelines and at times, bright sunshine.Ginger Dave16/05/2015
Just spotted that this was on list so this was 7th and last one before we dropped down to Capell- y -FfinFergalh25/01/2015
Robert Kemp01/01/2015