Fundamental Benchmark Details & GPS Waypoint

Bryn y Fan 482m (1581ft)

Summit Feature: Also recorded on OS maps as Y Fan.
Classification: Hill Trigpoint, Clem, Hump, Marilyn, Pedwar, P30 Tump.
OS Grid Ref: SN931884 (10 figure Grid Ref: SN9312388496).
The original GR data for this hill was only accurate to a 6 figure grid reference (c.a 100m).
We have used additional user / trigpoint data to bring it up to 10 figures.

UK Area: 31 - Aberystwyth to Welshpool (OS Maps 1:50k 136. 1:25k 214W.)
Latitude: 52.483893, Longitude: -3.575286, Height: 482 metres (1581 feet)
Prominence: 177 metres (581 feet)
Unique Waypoint POI Name: 0482.P (DoBIH Hill ID: 2172)

Associated Trigpoint:
  TP6105 'Van Hill' Grid Ref: SN9311688498 Separation: 99m from Hill grid ref.

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Data courtesy of Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams

Selected mapping: Google or Bing / Ordnance Survey

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Member's Comments on Bryn y Fan...

  • millsno9 says...
  • Park in Bwlch you glare car park next to the clwedog reservoir and gradual climb on a grassed over track progresses into a very steep walk .30min to the top
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Bryn y Fan has been climbed by...

Alex C Andrew Brown Anton Areluctant-triggeR Carole Chalky1953 Chris Pearson chriswatson Colin Crawford Des Taylor Dugswell2 Fellrunner61 gerrybowes GordonAdshead iaindbrown IainT Ian Baines Jim.Fothergill lonesome_cowboy_burt Margaret millsno9 nordicstar oakesave outlawcatcher PM Polaroid rhayader_wanderer rhw RichTea Sprog stevent0809 Ted Richards thenomad Tony J Tundraboy vegibagger


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* The waypoint data in italics is only accurate to a 6 fig grid reference. Click here to learn how to help improve it.
Data courtesy of Myrddyn Phillips and Aled Williams


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