Ben Nevis

  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user Bruce89
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis in background - © By Flickr user Ozimanndias8
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user Coda
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user AlanCowper
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user Coda
  • Ben Nevis: From Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user LawMurray
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user Parksy1964
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user Mithfindel
  • Ben Nevis: Summit of Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user MartinVMorris
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - © By Flickr user ChatiryGirl
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis Ice Formation - © By Flickr user subflux
  • Ben Nevis: View From 2/3 of the way up towards Fort William  - © James Kerr
  • Ben Nevis: Snow line  - © James Kerr
  • Ben Nevis: The Summit  - © James Kerr
  • Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - © Camilla Beazley

Key information: Ben Nevis

    • Not Britain's loveliest or most interesting mountain - but the biggest, so it attracts huge numbers of climbers. • A serious mountains, with always unpredictable weather. Come prepared.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating83
  • Beauty32
  • Natural interest15
  • Human interest7
  • Charisma30
  • Negative points1
  • Total rating83
  • Note: Neg: popularity, regular bad weather

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 5-8hrs
  • Maximum Altitude: 1,345m/4,413ft
  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

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Ben Nevis: View From 2/3 of the way up towards Fort William  - © James Kerr
Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis in background - ©By Flickr user Ozimanndias8

COMMUNITY COMMENTS AND PHOTOS

Name: James Kerr
Posted on: 22/12/2011
Walked up Ben Nevis this summer - wonderful walk with terrific views, marred mainly by the popularity of the walk. I estimated that there were in the region of 100 other walkers on the mountain possibly more. It is an ideal charity walk as it easily accessible but there is a degree of strenuousness to make it a challenge. Us two nearly 60 years olds made it up and down in seven hours, this included twenty minutes for lunch at the top. Take several layers of clothing as we encountered conditions from balmy summer at the start to mid winter on the top. We even had to lend a spare wind proof to one idiot dressed in a football strip with only a back bin liner for protection ! James Kerr


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Ben Nevis: Ben Nevis - ©By Flickr user Coda

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