The Gap ride, Class - Brecon

Route starts behind the White Hart pub on a very steep and punchy 10m climb. From there the route climbs steady to over 500m with some outstanding views of Talybont on Usk Reservoir on your right hand side. At this point you are going to cross over the Bryniau Gleision moor, be prepared this is a very exposed crossing.


From here you have an exciting 2.5km descent down to Pontsticill reservoir. At this point the route can be shorten by heading towards the Taff trail and back to the start point. if your legs are feeling good head North and back up a Bridleway towards the highest point in the route 599m and the famous Gap, given this name as a saddle between Fan Y big and Cribyn, some of the heights mountains in South Wales.


Descend from here to Cwmcynwyn where you will be met by very quite country roads and a welcome spin of your legs after climbing over 1200m over the course of the ride.


The start point: talybont on Usk Stores/cafe, Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon LD3 7YJ


The length and grading:  34Km - Hard - Proper Mountain biking


GPS route log courtesy of WyeMTB delivering Mountain Bike Skills, Guiding and Leadership courses


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Category: South Wales 3 years ago
Created 3 years ago
stumpy_dan

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