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Ben Nevis

Fort William, Scotland
+44 1397 705922
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Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh
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“hard slog”(37 reviews)
“coming down”(74 reviews)
“half way”(83 reviews)
About
Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Fort William, Scotland
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+44 1397 705922
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"hard slog"
in 37 reviews
"coming down"
in 74 reviews
"half way"
in 83 reviews
"hard work"
in 56 reviews
"highest mountain"
in 57 reviews
"tourist route"
in 34 reviews
"highest peak"
in 27 reviews
"long slog"
in 17 reviews
"tough walk"
in 17 reviews
"warm clothes"
in 21 reviews
"halfway point"
in 21 reviews
"peaks challenge"
in 30 reviews
"great climb"
in 20 reviews
"walking poles"
in 21 reviews
"highest point"
in 25 reviews
"amazing views"
in 67 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 36 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

I read many reviews about the route up Ben Nevis and it is tough! i've done both Snowden and Scarfell Pike and i found the route up BN is the worst. This is because the path is very rocky n has huge boulders which you...More

Thank SharronChan
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Considered it hard, but that is down to my level of fitness, though thoroughly enjoyed it. Rained from start to finish. Welcome to Scotland 😀

Thank Jo W
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Going up the gentle mountain slopes is very relaxing. As one treks up the slopes, the scenery becomes more attractive as one looks around the area. Popular spot for trekkers regardless of age. Only time is the factor as well as the one's leg endurance...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had fine weather and was able to hike up and back in 7 hours, with a 9 year old . Despite being hot at the start it was very cold as you reached the summit so hat and gloves and warm clothes still were...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Visited the Ben Nevis with the whole family for a day and I can guarantee you that it was definitely worth it. If you can go to the summit that'll be absolutely brilliant. Theres a lot of restaurants/pubs and activities for everyone to do and...More

Thank ash257
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Rocky path and potentially dangerous in many places. Plenty other walkers about so did not feel vulnerable as a solo. It was a challenge well worth doing but it was not a pleasure. If I do it again I will take the longer north route...More

Thank hats69
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Been up twice in the last week. Nice walk but incredibly busy and slow going at times due to the amount of traffic ascending and descending. Footpath all the way up and can be managed easily in good weather. Please also prepare for midges! The...More

Thank Davidlloyd12
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great day! Breathtaking views and unspoilt by all the tourists. Everyone along the way was very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

When on organised tour with up and doon, took me 5h up and 3 1/2 down , luckily great views no fog but 28 degrees and very humid ,took 2L water and ran out 1/2 way down. Take more. So glad I went in week...More

1  Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

being the higest peak of the Uk you know that the scenery it will be outstanding, and it is. a must see

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mark s
12 May 2018|
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Response from Prashant S | Reviewed this property |
The car park near visitor area is across the river and near to the Syha hostel. There is a bridge that goes over the river and takes you on the trail easy peasy. If you are already on the road next to Ben Nevis inn, you may... More
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Trish D
26 April 2018|
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Response from Jakub K |
The top of mountain was covered with snow today (5th of May), but we were fine with trecking boots. Don't know anything about hiring crampoons/ice picks.
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maisiebiggs
26 February 2018|
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Response from moodymcsue | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the main route up, because we skipped that, and did a spontaneous walk up the north face. The north trail did not take us to the top, but instead to a lookout just below the rugged north rock face. We went... More
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