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Pen y Fan

By dasantillo  
The highest point in the Brecons - Pen y Fan, Brecon Beacons, Wales from Corn Du.

Taken yesterday morning. Temperature at car park was -7 degrees C so I guess at -9 here (450m higher). Wind gusting to 30mph, steady 20mph which makes the wind chill around -30 degrees C according to my Mountain and Leadership book! I needed all my 6 layers to keep warm! My water bottle contained mostly ice when I got back to the car! Camera performed flawlessly.

Tags: Wales Snow Ice Frozen Cold Sunrise Brecon beacons Pen y fan Landscape and travel Brecons Highest point in south wales

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Comments


7 Jan 2009 10:06AM
Great stuff
Fab photo and I know what you mean about the cold
Bit into my sarnie when walking the other day and it was frozen

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Picture_Newport 7 659 19 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2009 10:26AM
Crysal Clear, lovely lead in and nice colours. It looks absolutley Bl**dy Freezing

Paul
49er 10 564
7 Jan 2009 12:39PM
lovely..
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 318 England
7 Jan 2009 12:55PM
Brrrrrrrr!!!
Gaucho Plus
14 2.8k 2 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2009 2:37PM
I've been up there so many times in the past but not for a long time now. Nice to see it so deserted! Wonderful colours.
Malcolm
Dotrob 10 Wales
7 Jan 2009 3:18PM
Great Winter shot.
Dot
proberts Plus
12 218 4 Wales
7 Jan 2009 5:34PM
I was up there on Saturday with my 8 yr old son.100`s of people up there braving the cold.The wind nearly blew us of when we got to the top of Crybin.Worth every minute though.
Andrew.
Great looking mountain ridge. Great shot.

Richie.

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