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Ben Nevis

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Address: Fort William, Scotland
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain...

Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.

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Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William
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Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Only drove past

We only drove past Ben Nevis but it is worth it, The first night it snowed so the mountain looked brilliant.

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Bradford yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only drove past Ben Nevis but it is worth it, The first night it snowed so the mountain looked brilliant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove to the Ben Nevis car park at the very end of the road and took a shortish walk up the path. The waterfalls and scenery blew us away. Stunning. We then stopped off at another waterfall and did a 1.6km walk up a track along the river. Again, awesome. Just amazing. We'll be back.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The mountain is awesome but more so when covered in snow. The Glen nevis range at the back of the mountain containing the lower falls waterfall is gorgeous.

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Seghill, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Britain's highest mountain, not to be taken for granted. Getting to the top should be on every hiker's bucket list, whether you spend 4 hours slogging your way up the pony track or climbing up the various ridges of the north face, it's worth a tick in the box.

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Thank Liz K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy on a Saturday in summer, not a particularly challenging walk and one to do if you want to say you've done it but for no other reason. There are better ones around.

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Thank EnglishRose113
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take your time and most people could make it to the top , part of the path wS under construction by dedicated people who make us walkers lives that much easier and for that I thank them . If you approach your walk properly it is safe to go up even with snow on ,but keep away from the edges... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hiked up Ben Nevis in January 2017. There wasn't as much snow as I expected but we got amazing weather for it. We parked in the North Face carpark which is only a short drive from The Glen Nevis Youth Hostel where we stayed. We took the CMD route which is a horse shoe loop. We followed the trail,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are climbing Ben Nevis in winter, please go prepared. Sheet ice can make the route treacherous, and snow at the top may mean crampons are necessary. Gloves, and warm clothing are a must! It's also a good idea to bring hot soup and food. On the day we climbed, the windchill was well below zero, like, I want... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful satisfying walk to the top of Ben Nevis. The view on a clear day is most spectacular. Be prepared for a lot of steps.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Wonderful views of the snow capped Munro, going to the Great Glen below, has great views and a waterfall.

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