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The Fan Dance

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Pont Ar Daf Car Park

A470

Brecon Beacons

Brecon

CF48 2HY

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Take on the legendary Special Forces selection test in the breathtaking Brecon Beacons.

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The infamous Fan Dance is a test march carried out during both Special Forces (SAS/SBS) Selection and Pathfinder Selection. It takes place over the highest point in the Brecon Beacons, Pen Y Fan, hence the name.

Candidates have the choice of 'tabbing' over the route with a 35lb bergen or running the course carrying just the bare essentials in a daysack.

The route includes climbing the highest point in the Brecon Beacons, Pen Y Fan, then descending to a turn around point. Then it's back over the ground you have already covered, back to the start point, 24km in all.

This is an incredibly tough challenge that has stood the test of time, and is very popular with those who wish to push themselves to their limits.

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Pont Ar Daf Car Park

A470

Brecon Beacons

Brecon

CF48 2HY

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Organiser First In Events

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‘First In’ is the motto of the Pathfinders, an elite Airborne unit that operates behind enemy lines in reconnaissance and strike operations. 

First In Events was established by a former Pathfinder and a Royal Marine Reservist, who share a passion for the outdoors. Other instructors and staff members include former Special Forces operators and world class specialists in their respective fields of expertise. 

First In Events are a series of military themed activities that will challenge you to your limits and beyond. Whether it is pushing yourself to the limits over the hills of Wales or Scotland, throwing yourself out of a plane, or learning the survival secrets of the Special Forces, First In Events will provide you with the opportunity to participate in unique, challenging experiences.

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