Mynydd y Lan from road A467
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Estimated net time 1-2 hours
Difficulty No difficulties.
Drinking water No stable access to running water.
GSM coverage Coverage throughout the route (December 2014).
Parking Room for a couple of cars at trail head.
Start height 70 metres
Vertical metres 315 metres for the roundtrip.
Trip distance 5.4 km
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From Bristol drive west on road M4, signed for south Wales. Exit at junction 28 and follow signs for road A467. In the round about after the exit do almost a full circle and drive road A467 1.2 km (0.75 mi) to a round about. Stay on A467 another 8.6 km (5.3 mi) to a round about. Go 270 around the round about and continue another 330 metres on A467. Exit left to an industrial estate and park before a gate on the right hand side after a few metres.

Start your hike by following the forest road behind the gate, and fork left onto a smaller forest road after 1.0 km. Follow this forest road uphill through left, right and left hair pins, and then walk 550 metres south to where the forest road makes a sharp right. Leave the forest road at this point and head uphill on a path. Follow the path 280 metres west and then turn a little right (north-west) and find your way across grassy terrain to the summit, which is marked by a stone (plaque).

Descend by reversing your ascent route.

 

 

16. December 2014

I was spending a few days in our Bristol office together with colleague Trond, and we decided to try our luck on bagging a hill this wet and windy Tuesday evening. We changed into hiking gear at work and reached trail head at 19:15. After some messing around we found the summit in the dense mist, took one photo, and headed back down.

Photos 16.12.2014