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Stage 3: Merthyr Tydfil to Talybont on Usk — Taff Trail

Stage 3: Merthyr Tydfil to Talybont on Usk — Taff Trail

Difficult
07:50
17.8 mi
2.3 mph
1,425 ft
1,500 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

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Tour Overview

Starting Point
3.12 mi
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Pontsarn Viaduct

Hiking Highlight

5.41 mi
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Pontsticill Reservoir

Hiking Highlight

11.0 mi
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Blaen-y-glyn Waterfalls

Hiking Highlight

16.1 mi
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Talybont Reservoir dam

Hiking Highlight

17.0 mi
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Brinore Tramroad

Hiking Highlight

17.8 mi
Destination

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Tour Profile

Elevation
  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces

Waytypes

Mountain Hiking Path: < 109 yd
Path: 6.27 mi
Footpath: 6.93 mi
Road: 4.57 mi
State Road: < 109 yd

Surfaces

Alpine: 0.89 mi
Unpaved: 2.97 mi
Gravel: 4.92 mi
Paved: 5.54 mi
Asphalt: 3.22 mi
Unknown: 0.28 mi

Weather Forecast

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Kit P planned a hike.

May 5, 2022

Comments

  • Kit P

    This challenging stage takes you through the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

    

    With 17.5 miles (28 km) of distance and a hilly terrain to contend with, this hike will really test your fitness and stamina.

    

    The trail climbs gradually out of Merthyr Tydfil, passing over Pontsarn Viaduct, which was

    May 5, 2022

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