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Black Mountains Traverse Challenge

38 km / 24 miles

Herefs, Powys
The Black Mountains Traverse Challenge is an established, very demanding Anytime Challenge with an undulating route across the Black Mountain ridge taking in the highest peaks and lowest valley points in a continuous 24 mile walk with nearly 7,000 feet of ascent on a self-devised route, much off-track. It can be attempted in either direction or both ways.


Details:

Path Type
Anytime Challenges
Attributes
Anytime Challenges; Moorland; Mountain
Start
SO135276 - Llangors Church, Powys
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Finish
SO278361 - Craswell, Herefs
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Open Date
1990

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Route Desc (PDF)
Black Mountains Traverse Challenge (Richard Hill - April 09)
Download File
Looseleaf
Black Mountains Traverse Challenge (Richard Hill - 1990)
Certificate

Maps:

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Walkers are Welcome

 
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Self-catering
Crab Apple Cottage  (bookable online)
2 Km
< 1 Km
Camp Site
1 Km
2 Km
Other
1 Km
2 Km
Walkers are Welcome
5 Km
4 Km
B & B Accommodation
5 Km
4 Km
Bunk House
3 Km
24 Km

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Route Profile:

38.6 Km (24.0 miles)
2,265 m (7,431 ft) ascent
806 m (2,644 ft)  maximum height