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Ben Nevis

Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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US$ 92.36*
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Group Walk up Ben Nevis from Fort William
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US$ 60.69*
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Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“coming down” (58 reviews)
“hard slog” (30 reviews)
“tourist path” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Fort William, Scotland
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+44 1397 705922
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very tough, fantastic views, loved the challenge, even though I didn't achieve the whole climb. Wonderful day

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 2 days ago

A long walk, well-cared for track, mostly pretty easy going. The weather at the top is a lot cooler than the weather at the bottom. Spectacular views!

Thank Terri D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a few hours here, the scenery was breathtaking. We went up in the cable cars, which was very enjoyable. Unfortunately the weather wasn't great, so we didn't linger at the top. There is a gift shop at the top. Back on the ground...More

Thank sandrawoodward149
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After having climbed scafell pike we found going up the mountain path very easy and quite boring hundreds of people and having to skip past them but it was to be expected as conditions were perfect on 6 may We reached the summit quite easily...More

1  Thank Dealwis1983
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The toughest of the the peaks in my opinion. The views are great and the paths well defined. Weather can change quickly so be prepared! Plenty of photo opportunities on the summit

1  Thank Jack G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a sense of a achievement is felt the moment you reach the top!! Steady slog uphill for about 3 hours! About 2 hours coming down!! Make sure you carry correct gear as always as was 17 degrees by the visitors centre and -2 at...More

1  Thank Alibri1968
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I decided on a whim to travel to Ben Nevis by myself to go up and down the mountain. Checked the weather beforehand it it looked good (14degrees sunny ground level). I set off at 8am from then Glen Nevis visitor centre car park and...More

1  Thank CleverPickle44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best of weather, rain and wind makes for an uncomfortable walk. The low clouds made the view a lot less inspiring and hide the top of Ben Nevis from us for much of the day but then the sun came out and we...More

1  Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such beautiful place to visit. Highly recommend to everyone to visit. Take a camera and decent pair pair of boots. If weather is nice you will not be disappointed in its beauty.

1  Thank Llwynog D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great track, recently upgraded and nicely done. They are still working on the start, but its well signposted and there is a great ranger station at the bottom for advice.

1  Thank gillian h
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Ulster62
How deep is the snow at the top ? Is there a clear path through the snow? I am intending to go up and down on Tuesday.
18 May 2017|
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Response from VXDspud | Reviewed this property |
hi the snow we were told is about 6ft on a good day, you will need waterprooth as half way up we got soaked but all part of the fun great all round senery and not a bad hike just zig zag your way up plenty of rest places to... More
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sascha
Hi im interested in climbing nevis next sunday 14th may, is there any guided groups or experienced walkers we could tag along with, we dont want a private guide for just the 2 of us, think it would be more interesting in a group ?
7 May 2017|
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TMBom
Hi. We are staying one night at Nevis bank Inn at Fort William. How do I get to the starting point of the Gondola ride at Ben Nevis? Howe long will it take to reach there and time for the Gondola ride?
6 May 2017|
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