Saturday, 1 July 2000

Tal y Fan

Tal y Fan from its neighbour Foel Lwyd
Height: 610m (2,001ft)
Prominence: 186m (610ft)
Region: Snowdonia - The Carneddau
Classifications: Nuttall, Hewitt, Marilyn
Summit feature: Trig pillar
Times climbed: 1
Related trip report
Tal y Fan, Drum & Pen y Castell - 16/09/2017
A triangulation pillar marks the top
Tal y Fan (Tal a Van - End Peak) is an outlying peak of the Carneddau and lies midway between the Conwy valley to the east and Penmaenmawr on the coast to the north-west. It is the most northerly 2000 ft summit in Wales.

In 2013, it was reported that a precise GPS measurement of Tal y Fan's height had been verified by the Ordnance Survey as 609.98 metres or 2,001 feet, confirming its status as a mountain.

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