Fan y Big, Wales

Prominence: 29 m, 95 ft

Elevation: 717 meters, 2352 feet

True Isolation: 1.02 km, 0.63 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 52' 34'' N, 3° 24' 4'' W
51.876058, -3.400998 (Dec Deg)
472395 E 5747329 N, Zone 30 (UTM)
CountryUnited Kingdom
County/Second Level RegionPowys

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     Nuttalls of England and Wales (Rank #190)
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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 128
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 112)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2013-07-30 by Steve Smith
     2015-08-02 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2016-07-18 by Rickard Colliander (GPS Track)
     2020-10-18 by David Howells (GPS Track)

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Known as one of the "Fans" in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Offers fantastic views (if the weather is clear)
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 29 m/95 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 29 m/95 ft
  Key Col: 688 m/2257 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.02 km/0.63 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 51.8767, -3.4158
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cribyn  (W)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: Great Britain
Range4: Wales and Welsh Border
Range5: South Wales
Drainage BasinsBristol Channel
Celtic Sea
Atlantic Ocean
IslandGreat Britain
OwnershipLand: Brecon Beacons National Park
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Jim Sugden.

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