Altitude Profile (338 ft to 1,289 ft)
10 mile loop beginning and ending at St Matthias Church on Cardiff Road, Treharris. Steep climb to begin with up to Merthyr Common via the Mynedd y Capel standing stone and through the Cairn field - excellent views of Merthyr Vale, Aberfan, Troedyrhrw to the west and Bedlinog to the east. Followed by a rewarding 5 mile desent down to join the NR8/NR47 Taff Trail (on the Trewithick Tramway) to the wonderfull Glentaf Arms for well deserved refreshments. Mostly paved single track, some off road moor track, some mud.
N 51°39.889' W 3°18.442'
N 51°39'53.362" W 3°18'26.561"
N +51.6648230 E -3.30737829
N 51°39.889' W 3°18.440'
N 51°39'53.362" W 3°18'26.416"
N +51.6648230 E -3.30733805
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