Ben Nevis – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

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Ben Nevis

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The refuge shelter, Ben Nevis photo

Ben Nevis

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The Refuge Shelter in calmer times, Ben Nevis photo

Ben Nevis

Photo credit: keith brading

Ben Nevis  photo

Ben Nevis

Photo credit: Piotr Slusarczyk

  • Elevation: 1344 m
  • Difficulty: Walk up
  • Best months to climb: June, July, August
  • Convenient center: Fort William

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Ben Nevis:

1. Càrn Mòr Dearg (1223 m) 1.3 km
2. Aonach Mòr (1221 m) 3.0 km
3. Aonach Beag (1234 m) 3.1 km
4. Sgurr a' Mhaim (1099 m) 4.6 km
5. An Gearanach (982 m) 5.0 km
6. Stob Coire a' Chàirn (981 m) 5.7 km
7. Stob Bàn (Mamores) (999 m) 6.3 km
8. Am Bodach (1032 m) 6.5 km
9. Binnein Beag (943 m) 6.7 km
10. Mullach nan Coirean (939 m) 6.7 km