Ben Nevis

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

Key information: Ben Nevis

Walkopedia rating

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

Vital Statistics

  • Level of Difficulty: Strenuous

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View From 2/3 of the way up towards Fort William  - © James Kerr

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 - ©By Flickr user Coda

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