AFS MOUNTAINEERING
Ben Nevis August 2022

 
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Ben Nevis Days Out
 
Climb Britain's highest mountain!
Saturday 27th August 2022

ABOUT THE DAY

At 1,345m above sea level, Ben Nevis is Britain's highest mountain. There are numerous ways to walk (or climb) Ben Nevis. The most straight forward is the so-called donkey track, built to take Victorian ladies up to the summit observatory on the backs of donkeys. I'll be in the area over this Scottish Bank Holiday and depending on the weather, looking at some of the various walking routes up to the summit or around to the North Face.

 

Meeting Point:

08:00am Ben Nevis Visitor Centre, Glen Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6PF

To view the start point on Google Maps, please click here. This will open in a separate tab.

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DifficultyThe approximate total distance & ascent is 17km / 10.5 miles distance and 1,352m / 4,463ft ascent. There is a good track although it can be steep in places.

Cost: The guided walk up Ben Nevis (weather permitting) is £69 per person if booking for one with discounts for hooking more people. 16-18 year old's are welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian. You will need to provide your own transport and accommodation. If there is a group of more than 6 please get in touch as the online booking system hasn't been set up for more than 6!

Numbers: I can take a maximum of 10 and a minimum of 4 in order to run the events. If there are fewer than the minimum numbers booked you'll get a full refund.

Here are some pictures of Ben Nevis to inspire you!

 

Guided Trips - Frequently asked questions

Is this suitable for me?


You will need to be fit and have some walking experience. The track is relatively popular but the weather could be doing anything. I will always try and accommodate everyone but if unsure please drop me an email.




What do I need to bring?


You will need all of the essential kit. You can see the recommended kit list here.




I'm coming from further afield, where can I stay nearby?


This is up to you depending on your budget. There are an enormous range of hotels, bunkhouses, hostels and B&Bs in Fort William. In Glen Nevis there are some youth hostels and the Glen Nevis Campsite.




What's not included?


Accommodation (if applicable), Food, Personal Insurance, Personal equipment, Transport




How much is the trip and how do I book?


The day costs £69 per person with further discounts if booking for more than one. To book please see below. Please ensure you have read the Terms and Conditions.




What are the Terms & Conditions?


Please see the Terms and Conditions section by clicking the link. You can also see the Disclaimer and Privacy Policy.




I've got some more general questions...


Please see the General FAQ section by clicking the link here. If you've still got questions then please get in touch!




How do I get there?


Fort William is on the main rail line to the rest of the UK. There are frequent Citylink buses from across Scotland. Getting to Glen Nevis is more tricky and may require a taxi. You can drive to the start although parking is limited!





 

TO BOOK

If you want to chat to me about the day then please feel free to do so - email is a good start as I'm often out and about with limited phone reception.
If you don't like the idea of the online booking or would prefer to pay a 10% deposit for now, that's fine as I can simply raise an invoice. Please note that this has an additional £5 non-refundable administration fee.
Simply click 'Book Now' for the day you are interested in and follow the instructions. You'll get an automated confirmation reply but I'll follow that up when I get back to civilisation to say thanks and with more detail about the trip.
Please ensure you've read the Terms and Conditions and you are aware of what you need to bring by downloading the gear list.
A quirk of the website hosting system means there are a range of ticket options (apologies about that). Please check the number you are booking for on the ticket options and ensure you request that number of tickets...
Any problems then please get in touch
  • Ben Nevis 27th August 2022
    Ben Nevis 27th August 2022
    27 Aug, 08:30 – 18:00
    Ben Nevis Visitor Centre, Visitor Centre, Glen Nevis, Fort William PH33 6PF, UK
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