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The Brecon Beacons – The Gap Mountain Bike Ride

By Dave Roberts   

on November 13, 2011    No ratings yet.

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The Brecon Beacons – The Gap Mountain Bike Ride

Further Details

Route Summary:

Route Start Location:

Distance
Ascent
Time
37.71 km 670 m

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

Activivity Type: Mountain Biking

Summits and Places on this Route

Facilities

Check out the businesses nearby for more places to stay and drink.

 Hazards

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Parking :

Public Transport:

Traveline for UK Public Transport

Recommended Maps

Explorer OL12 Brecon Beacons National Park – Western & Central Areas Map,  Landranger 160 Brecon Beacons MapBrecon Beacons British Mountain Map

Guidebooks

Walking on the Brecon Beacons: A Walker’s Guide to the National Park Day Walks in the Brecon Beacons: 20 Circular Routes in South WalesOutstanding Circular Walks 18 – Brecon Beacons

Weather Forecast:

Met Office Brecon Beacons Mountain Weather

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The Brecon Beacons – The Gap Mountain Bike Ride Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

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The Brecon Beacons – The Gap Mountain Bike Ride

A long wild route from Brecon, along the Taff Trail and a challenging return over a proper mountain pass at just shy of 599m. One for the experienced and well equipped only!

The Route

For more information, visit www.mtbbreconbeacons.co.uk, they also have map packs that you have to buy. Good luck in trying to work our the routes from the maps on the site.

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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