Pen y Fan, United Kingdom

Prominence: 668 m, 2192 ft

Elevation: 886 meters, 2907 feet

Approx. Isolation: 96.3 km, 59.84 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 53' N; 3° 26' W
CountryUnited Kingdom
County/Second Level RegionPowys (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Pen y Fan:
     Aetherius Society Holy Mountains (Rank #14)
     U.K. County/Unitary Authority High Points (Rank #11)
     United Kingdom National Park High Points (Rank #5)
     Britain and Ireland Peaks with 600 meters of Prominence (Rank #75)
     Hewitts (Rank #43)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #19)
     Most Ascended Peaks-Outside USA (Rank #17)
     Nuttalls of Wales (Rank #21)
     Wales County/Unitary Authority High Points (Rank #3)
     Marilyns of Wales (Rank #4)
     Hewitts of Wales (Rank #19)
     Trail 100-Britain's Greatest Mountains (Rank #47)
     Marilyns of Great Britain and Ireland (Rank #75)
     Marilyns of Great Britain (Rank #62)
     Nuttalls of England and Wales (Rank #36)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1994-04-30 by Mari Kuraguchi
     2000-03-22 by Gary Honey
     2005-09-17 by Chris Rae
     2008-07-19 by Jim Sugden
     2011-02-27 by Brian Lubbert
     2014-09-04 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2015-05-25 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2015-07-22 by Father Pancake
     2015-08-02 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)
     2015-08-29 by Rickard Colliander
     2015-10-13 by Marcus Lostracco (GPS Track)

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The marker on top of Pen y Fan at dusk on a hazy day in early September 2014 (2014-09-04). Photo by Marcus Lostracco.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 668 m/2192 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 668 m/2192 ft
  Key Col: 218 m/715 ft
Isolation96.3 km/59.84 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cadair Idris-Penygadair  (NNW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: Great Britain
Range4: Wales and Welsh Border
Range5: South Wales (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsIslands-Atlantic-Europe
Atlantic Ocean
IslandGreat Britain
OwnershipLand: Brecon Beacons National Park (Highest Point)
Data SourceDatabase of British and Irish Hills
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Pen y Fan (2015-07-22). Photo by Father Pancake.
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