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The Point to Point event is the ultimate test of your physical determination and personal navigational skills.
It is a 28km navigational “Point to Point” exercise and is conducted in the Brecon Beacons, starting and finishing at Beacons Reservoir, Grid Reference 98791802, 1:50,000 Map No 160
Participants are given their first checkpoint location in the form of a six figure grid reference and subsequent checkpoint locations are communicated as participants reach each checkpoint. Participants are expected to use their map reading skills to locate and calculate the most efficient route to each location.
Please note that if you wish to enter this event you must complete the map reading instruction on the SF Boot Camp weekend or a Hill Fit Navigation Training Day.
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.