The start and finish point is Crickhowell Youth Centre, New Road, Crickhowell NP8 1AW (GR 216185). PARKING is generally available at the youth centre for approx. 60-70 cars, with other parking facilities available in the vicinity. Please help us to maintain cordial relations with the local authority, traders and townspeople by respecting local parking regulations.
Doors open at 7am for registration. Entrants cannot start the walk before 8am, or after 9am.
MOUNTAIN KIT – YOU MUST CARRY THIS FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY. A KIT CHECK WILL BE CARRIED OUT BEFORE YOU ARE ALLOWED TO REGISTER.
Each entrant (including every member of a team or a family group must carry the following:
a) Map – OS map 1:25,000 Explorer OL13 or 1:50,000 Landranger 161
b) Clothing – full waterproofs (jacket & trousers), hat, gloves, boots or fell shoes
c) Equipment – Compass, torch, whistle, simple first-aid kit – We recommend that you also carry food and drink
All entrants will be given a wristband to wear at the start of the walk, which is used to register the entrant at each checkpoint.
Entrants MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE+ on the date of the walk and sign the entry form as declaration.
All retirees must retire AT A CHECKPOINT and surrender their wristband to a Brecon Mountain Rescue Team member.
All starters MUST CHECK IN AT THE FINISH BEFORE LEAVING FOR HOME. Failure to do so will cause the organisers undue work and worry in trying to verify your location and safety.
For the Standard and Endurance Routes, entrants who have not reached checkpoint 6 at Pentre by 16.00 WILL BE ASKED TO RETIRE.
In the event of adverse weather conditions, the Brecon Mountain Rescue Team at their sole discretion will decide on safety grounds whether the event can take place, and the organisers accept no liability in respect of any parties’ losses or expenses in the event the walk is subsequently amended or cancelled. Where possible, we will endeavour to publish any available udpates prior to the walk on this website.
- Showers are available on site at the finish
- Stick to obvious, walked paths on the mountains. Do not cross heathland etc, since much of it is a protected, fragile environment
PLEASE NOTE: NO DOGS ALLOWED – it’s the lambing season.