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Stage 2: Pontypridd to Merthyr Tydfil — Taff Trail

Stage 2: Pontypridd to Merthyr Tydfil — Taff Trail

Difficult
06:18
14.8 mi
2.3 mph
875 ft
575 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Tour Overview

Starting Point
0.49 mi
© OSM

The Rocking Stone

Hiking Highlight

6.33 mi
© OSM

Quaker's Yard viaduct

Hiking Highlight

7.57 mi
© OSM

Pontygwaith Bridge

Hiking Highlight

10.1 mi
14.8 mi
Destination

Map

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Tour Profile

Elevation
  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces

Waytypes

Hiking Path: 0.97 mi
Path: 0.52 mi
Footpath: 9.61 mi
Street: 0.70 mi
Road: 2.75 mi
State Road: 370 yd

Surfaces

Unpaved: < 109 yd
Gravel: 0.97 mi
Paved: 3.91 mi
Asphalt: 8.90 mi
Unknown: 0.98 mi

Weather Forecast

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Kit P planned a hike.

May 5, 2022

Comments

  • Kit P

    This stage explores a landscape with a rich industrial heritage.

    

    Before leaving Pontypridd, it is worth visiting the Rocking Stone; a glacial boulder from when ice sheets covered these lands that is surrounded by a 19th-century stone circle.

    

    The trail diverts from the shaded banks of the Taff on a few

    May 5, 2022

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