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Registration fee
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14 April 2024
Merthyr Tydfil
03:00 am

Sunrise on Pen y Fan – 2024

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About this event

Take on the legendary Sunrise on Pen y Fan and be rewarded with an epic sunrise from the summit of one of Wales’s highest mountains!

You’ll get full support along the way from Elite Adventures’ team of Mountain Leaders who will ensure you get the very best of this amazing experience.

Meet location and time

03:00 at Pont Cwm y fedwen Car Park – Talybont-on-Usk, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2UT.


The Pen y Fan Sunrise Trek starts beside the old disused mountain railway station and takes a circular route to the summit.

Approximate trip length is seven hours.


  • Walking shoes
  • Appropriate clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Warm layers
  • Hat and gloves (if needed)
  • Food, snacks, and water (minimum 1.5 litres recommended)
  • Head torch and spare batteries (these can be hired from Elite Adventures for £4 – add this to your basket before paying)

You’ll also need to make sure you have an appropriate level of fitness for the challenge.

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Please note that the following is NOT included in your booking:

  • Personal insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Travel to and from the meeting location

When you go to the Sunrise on Pen y Fan challenge page, you can select Life as your charity of choice from a drop-down menu.

Once you’ve registered on the Sunrise on Pen y Fan challenge page, Life will receive your details and we’ll say hi within five working days to help you get the best out of your fundraising!

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