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Ben Nevis

Cameron Square Fort William PH33 6AN 01397 703 781

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The ‘Mountain of Heaven’ is simply known to many Scots as ‘The Ben’. Soaring 1,344m (4,408 ft) from sea level above Fort William this hulking chunk of rock is a monster, and a real challenge, but the good news is you can walk rather than climb it. Most fit and well-equipped walkers should be able to make the summit on the accessible (but still taxing) ‘tourist route’ in good weather – when the weather turns, walkers lose their way and in winter the mountain can be literally a killer. If that puts you off, Glen Nevis below is more welcoming, with trails you can walk and cycle on, some of which may be familiar as the backdrop to a few scenes from the film, Braveheart.

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Open all year (summer is the most suitable walking season)

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