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Name:Blorenge
Hill number:3532
Height:561m / 1841ft
Parent (Ma):2289  Coety Mountain [Coity Mountain] [Mynydd Coety]
RHB Section:32C: Neath to Chepstow
County/UA:Monmouthshire [Sir Fynwy] (CoU)
Catchment:Usk
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Clem
(Hu,Tu,5,Dew,Cm)
Grid ref:SO 26976 11836
Summit feature:embedded rocks 20m SSW of trig point
Drop:134m
Col:427m  SO220108  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 161
(1:25k) OL13S
Observations:trig point is at SO 26989 11854; ancient cairn is 35m NNE of rocks at SO 26991 11867
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 234 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
4/5 Short drive from pond car park to one for Blorenge further up the road, nice little walk, was fortunate to watch a pretty heavy rain cloud wander straight past me at the summit, saved from a drenching!penbet20/07/2019
from aerial cp with donna nice stroll good viewsunderhill22/06/2019
South Wales Three Peaks Trial - Gold Routegeoffh1230/03/2019
check point on Abergavenny 3 Peaks Trial, straight up NE face from Llanfoist, phew! Then drop off N to Govilonrichardrosser30/03/2019
straight-forward ascent in fine weather from the Pen-ffordd-goch Pond CPwychwood19/02/2019
Climbed with Peter Thirkettlepsburgess15/02/2019
2 of 6. Ysgyryd Fach, Blorenge, Mynydd Llangynidr, Mynydd Gethin, Mynydd Bedwellte, Cefn Manmoel.PGCE26/10/2018
Lots of people going up this way from the aerials carpark on a fine Sunday afternoon. With R and B.jenx21/10/2018
From CP at high point to South then good walk across the hill to summit on a fine clear day with Jenx and Bryhernordicstar21/10/2018
Short run / hike from foxhunter's to break up long car journeyphilwhit04/09/2018
Short evening stroll from car park by radio masts with son and his girlfriend. Wild horses gathered around the few remaining parked cars.JOHNS28/08/2018
Nice circular route from Keeper's pond to trig point, down to the Punchbowl, along the canal and then back up to the pond. Beautiful evening for it. Did miss a cracking World Cup game though (Spain v Portugal)...however in compensation I got to have an amazing view of a female Hen Harrier!Gerry the Ranger15/06/2018
went to bag this thinking it was a Marilyn but it's not!! With Scout, his first proper walk, cold and damp, on to Pen Rhiw Ifor as well.Lou29/04/2018
Claimed on a hot and sunny walk from Keepers Pond via the Punchbowlroadbiker3226/04/2018
Back to Blaenavon after Y Domen Fawr(qv). Glad I merely bagged YDF as I had time to walk from the masts to Blorenge summit, down to the cairn and to the top of the escarpment before walking to Carn-y-gorfydd via a lovely green track. Longest of the 5 walks today at 5 km, on what is clearly a very fine mountain with lovely views.pwheeler19/04/2018
Visited the car park 20 years ago, but not the summit. Same again today, due to 4'C, strong wind, thick cloud giving 20m visibility, and tired legs. Interesting to read about the showjumper Foxhunter - can't get away from flippin' horses.Minto11/04/2018
Mini 3 peaks challengeMountain mcgiverns24/03/2018
South Wales Three Peaks Trial - Gold Routegeoffh1224/03/2018
Usual route over from the car park to the SW nice enough stroll, bit of low cloud above 500mgriefmiester19/02/2018
Long overdue revisit, walk from Abergavenny, under the canal then round the northwestern flank, heading north to the summit as a horrible storm front arrived from the Black Mountains.thesweetcheat16/12/2017
Parked at the Foxhunter Car Park and wandered up to the top along the path up to the trig point and cairnDragonzilla02/12/2017
My first visit to Wales, as I was in Hereford for the weekend ticking off counties. I came to Blorenge to find the oldest geocache in Wales. Not such a tough walk from the car park, but the weather was astoundingly bad. Almost got blown off the mountain and had a bath in the rain!nathanjhunt22/11/2017
From Keepers Pond Car Park by the WT StationJim.Fothergill21/11/2017
From Abergavenny railway station.summitsup08/11/2017
Easy walk up from Foxhunters C.P. on the way for a day at the Big Pitphilhythe04/10/2017
Foxhunter car park at 263107 Up good path, much of it gravelled, to the summit rocks & nearby trig point & ancient cairn. Also visited the memorial & burial site of the horse Foxhunter which lies close to the path, 100yd N. of the car park. The ashes of its rider Sir Harry Llewellyn were also scattered at this point. (DB)gerrybowes29/09/2017
From Keepers Pond Car Park. Made a nice circular route by continuing past top and past 'carn', picking up good path (not on 1:50000map, partly shown on 1:25000) which contours round the NE slope back to pick up ROW and return to Keepers Pond.Cas-gwent22/08/2017
From carpark in Llanfoist. Steep but straightforward. A fine peak. Easy descent to Foxhunter carpark.Alan Moore16/06/2017
From Keepers Pond Car ParkParky07/05/2017
South Wales Three Peaks Trial - Gold Routegeoffh1225/03/2017
Taith TorfaenTGRS09/04/2016
From car park to SW.Lionel Bidwell02/04/2016
Here for the trigpoint and also ended up finding the geocache. Must have walked over the summit at some point, looking for the geocache! Easy bag if you park at the masts, great path all the way.thejackrustles06/03/2016
Hike up the snow capped blorenge from the punchbowlMarkGD14/02/2016
Walked up from the Foxhunter car park for some cake and whisky to celebrate Colin Crawford's final Welsh HuMP.Dugswell205/07/2015
For Colin Crawford's final Welsh Hump.Chris Peart05/07/2015
Final Hump in Wales. Got off the hill just in time to escape very violent thunderstormColin Crawford05/07/2015
Would have been rude not to have gone for cake and whiskey.tim74705/07/2015
. CreakingHiker05/07/2015
Nice easy stroll to this one for a YSM and the oldest cache in Wales.Walker Dan11/06/2015
Returned in better weather so we could see the views. This time started at car park with radio masts, carried on until we could see down over Abergavenny then walked back along western side via the pond. With husband and sons aged 12 and 9.clyoung30/05/2015
With Helen parked in Abergavenny near the Priory. followed 5.5 mile walk 3 in Ordnance survey book of Brecon Beacons and Glamorgan walks until point D and then added the section to climb to the top of Blorenge. Was a lovely sunny day. Saw several other walkers and a para glider.Suzyj26/04/2015
Alone on Taith TorfaenRob Pen y Garn09/04/2015
From car park at WT station along well made path in heavy mist. Once saw views in the Blue Mountains in Australia like this NONE!SS16/03/2015
Took obvious path from car park by radio masts. From the summit dropped down on the west side of the hill to a track. Followed it SW until picked up a path eastwards back to the car park.MikeM12/03/2015
Starting from Foxhunter car park, walked downhill along the single track road for 600 yards. Then ascended via grass track and stone footpath to summit.Peapod2128/02/2015
Pretty easy walk from Foxhunters car park, but very satisfying views for such an easy climb.simonbriercliff18/02/2015
5/7 Follow the crowds from foxhunter car park !Fergalh30/11/2014
From Foxhunter Car park opposite radio masts (SO 26320 10759). Easy out and back walk to the summit along well-trodden path.david23020125/09/2014
Started at Pen-Ffordd-Goch pond car park and walked along western side. Intended to go round the northern end and climb up to the summit on the eastern side but we were hit with sudden heavy rain. Made our way directly up to the summit then walked back to the car via the car park with the radio masts. With sons aged 11 and 8.clyoung29/08/2014