8.30am 2 Boot: Table Mountain Horseshoe Hoof (Joint Walk)

Event Date: Sat 22 July 2017
Event Time: 8.30am

11 miles

This walk takes in the open hilltops and large scenery of the Black Mountains.  Starting from Crickhowell, we hook around the distinctive Table Mountain.  Then climb to the viewpoint of Pen Cerrig-calch. From there stroll along the ridge to Pen Allt-mawr, and should reach Pen Twyn Glas for lunch.  After that it’s more or less downhill!  We follow the parallel ridge down, granting an impressive side profile view of the main ridge.  After a short bit of road, we skirt once again around Table Mountain on the way back to Crickhowell.

There is the option to stay for a drink in one of the pubs in Crickhowell afterwards.  We should finish walking by 5.30pm.  Those who would like to travel back straight away should be back in Bristol by 6.45pm.

Bring plenty of water – 2-3 litres advised, especially if warm. Also protective head gear like a cap or hat, it’s very exposed most of the way and the sun can be strong. Of course bring sun cream too, though this is Wales so likely also worth bringing waterproofs!  Bring packed lunch and snacks for the way, there’s no food until we get back to Crickhowell, unless you’re good at foraging!

Meet at the water tower in Clifton for 8.30am.  We should be in Crickhowell for 9.45am.

For those who want to meet us there, here is the location: https://goo.gl/maps/pMxuMKbksRp Darren View, Crickhowell (street parking, postcode: NP8 1DS)

Walk leader: Nick Morecroft. If you need to contact me, my number is 07854272103. Let me know if you’re travelling direct so I know who to expect.

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About Brunel Walking Group

Thanks for visiting us! Brunel Walking Group is for young(ish) people in the Bristol and Bath area who love the countryside and like to get outside on a weekend.

What is Brunel Walking Group?

Brunel is a thriving group with more than 400 members. All of our walk leaders and committee members are volunteers, dedicated to sharing our fantastic countryside with others.  Read more on our FAQs page

How do I join the walk?

There is no need to sign up to join a walk, just turn up at the meeting point where we will share lifts to the start of the walk.  You’re very welcome to try out 1 or 2 walks before you join, but we do insist that after that you join the Brunel Walking Group.  It’s OK if you don’t drive – we normally have enough drivers who are able to give lifts, but drivers often appreciate it when a voluntary contribution is made by passengers towards their costs.

How do I know what to bring? And am I fit enough?

We provide a full recommended kit list here.  Please do bring water, a rainproof jacket, walking trousers (or similar) and walking shoes/boots – avoid jeans and trainers.

Walks are graded as either 1 boot, 2 boot or 3 boot.  Read more about choosing the right walk for your fitness level here,