Distance: 17.5 miles (28km)
Ascent: 1093 metres
Start/finish: Red Lion pub, Llanbedr, NP8 1SR
From the pub head east past the church following a no-through-road and then footpath north to join the Beacons Way. Bear L here and then turn L at the next junction and continue to reach a road. Turn L onto this then R, still on the Beacons Way, heading south-west towards Table Mountain. Turn R before this, leaving the Beacons Way and ascending to the trig point at the summit of Pen Cerrig-calch. Continue straight on, following the ridge as it curves R to the next trig point on Pen Allt-mawr. Continue following the ridge north running past Pen Twyn Glas and over Mynydd Llysiau before curving R to Waun Fach at 810 metres (9.3 miles/15km). Follow the ridge to the south-east over Pen y Gadair Fawr then along the edge of the forest past Pen Twyn Mawr to the south-western corner of the forest near Crug Mawr. Stay on the Beacons Way curving R and dropping down the ridge to the road and outbound route, turning L onto the road to return to the start.