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Dark Trail is your opportunity to take on an arduous route march in the dark. This event will give you a whole new take on the Brecon Beacons and Pen y Fan.
Special Forces carry out a large percentage of operations at night preserving the element of surprise. Training at night provides soldiers with the skills required to undertake such operations with a high rate of success.
Test your limits and your senses when you scale some of the highest peaks in South Wales and proceed to undertake a tough physical challenge under the cover of darkness.
Will you make it back before dawn?
Further information on this event will be released to registrants only.
Where Is It?
Pont Ar Daf Carpark
The Brecon Beacons National Park lies on the border between Mid Wales and South Wales. It’s home to waterfalls, forests, market towns and the highest peak in southern Britain.
By bus: Take the T4 service between Cardiff and Newtown. For up to date local bus information call Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 22 33 or use their online journey planner at TravelineCymru.
By train: The nearest train station is Merthyr Tydfil. The start point (Storey Arms car park) is 11 miles (18km), 18 mins, by road.
By car: From the M4, follow the A470 north towards Brecon. There is a large carpark at The Storey Arms. For more details, and to plan your journey from further afield, please use the Google Maps direction finder.