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The Blend Social Hike 2024 Event Details #BlendSocialHike24

The Blend won't be promoting or fundraising for this event, This hike is a social event meant to combine fun and networking with a challenge.

Date - 2nd May 2024
Meeting Time - 09:30

Hike Start Time - 10:00

Estimated Time - 6-7 Hours*
Estimated Finish Time - 16:00*
Sun Rise
Sun Set - 20:30*

Distance - Estimated 22.5 km
Difficulty - Proceed cautiously on this 22.5 km out-and-back trail. This route is generally considered a highly challenging route and should only be attempted by experienced adventurers. 


This is an out-and-back route, there will be 3 checkpoints where you either can turn back or wait to be re-joined. 

The checkpoints are;


Pen Y Fan ~ 4k 

The Roman Road ~ 6.5k 

Carpark ~ 11.5k

When you sign up you will be sent a link to join the WhatsApp group.

Meeting Location
Pen-y-Fan walk carpark,



Car Park App Pay By Phone 
Car Park Location Code 808931
There are toilets available at the Car Park and lots of parking available.

Campsite Recommendation
​A few people are camping the night before to save travelling in the morning, the campsite is a 10 min drive to the meeting point.

Or this site may have electricity and a shower but it has not been verified.

Hotel Recommendation

This is a 5 min Drive to the meeting point, and the best rates are when you book directly.


There will be a number of designated guides for this hike

Recommended Equipment -

  • High ankle waterproof walking boots - Trainers will not be suitable, the ground is very rough and it may be very wet. 

  • Quality walking/hiking socks - These will prevent blisters

  • Warm clothing

  • Waterproof jacket

  • Gloves

  • 2 Litres of drinking water

  • Energy snacks & and a small lunch

  • Blister plasters (If you are prone to blisters I recommend you put the plasters on before the walk) - Amazon Link

    Most importantly, let's enjoy the day! 😊

    Our next BIG charity event will be held in September 2024, so keep an eye out for that!

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