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Black Hill and Offa’s Dyke

By Dave Roberts   

on September 23, 2012    No ratings yet.

Black Hill and Offa’s Dyke

Further Details

Route Summary:

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13.04 km 443 m

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Activivity Type: Moderate Walk

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Black Hill and Offa’s Dyke

A walk in the Black Mountains of the Brecon Beacons from the English side that follows the England/Wales border, hardly stepping more than a few metres into Wales. The highlight of the route is the narrow Cat’s Back sandstone ridge that ascends to Black Hill.

The Route

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Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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