Mountain rank by height: 137 out of 188
Height: 2,133ft | 650m
Region: Central Wales
Grid ref: SO196643
Black Mixen is unusual in that the trig point is right next to a large weather station, something that has no doubt been controversial. The walk to Black Mixen from Great Rhos is very gentle, following wide and smooth grass paths. You go down a gentle descent with views down the valley towards the military weapons testing centre, before rising up towards Black Mixen summit.
The trig point is raised on a small mound, possibly bronze age, very close by the weather station, but views are broad nonetheless.
The walk to Bache Hill, the lowest of the three summits and one of the lowest mountains in Wales, is gentle and short so it is highly recommended that you continue onto it.