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Ben Nevis Guided Ascent (Summer)

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Ben Nevis Guided Ascent (Summer)

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Why not join our guided ascent of Ben Nevis and enjoy the adventure.  The highest mountain in Britain, Ben Nevis stands at 1,344m high and is located in the Western Highlands of Scotland.

We offer guided ascents every Saturday from May – October so all you need to do is choose the date that suits you and we’ll do all the hard work.  As well as a qualified mountain leader, you will be supported by our dedicated team to make sure your experience is fun and safe whilst helping you achieve your goals.  Ben Nevis is a magnificent mountain with 360 degrees of stunning scenery and though it will be a tough challenge it will be worth it for that feeling of satisfaction on completing this great climb.

Quick Facts

  • Walking distance – 11 miles (18km)
  • Height gain – 1,329m (4,359ft)
  • Summit – 1,344m (4,408ft)
  • 1 days’ guiding by an experienced mountain leader on Ben Nevis
  • We run this trip between May and October, however you can do the ‘Ben’ in winter to experience some winter mountaineering, see Ben Nevis – Winter
  • Many years’ experience on Ben Nevis – we also adhere to the mountain code and work with the John Muir Trust to ensure the conservation of ‘The Ben’

About & Details

Standing on top of Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK, gives an amazing sense of achievement. At 1344m above sea level it is not uncommon to find over 2m of snow on the summit in March. Weather conditions permit us to run this course anytime from May to October. Please enquire should you wish to do a winter version (Dec – Apr).

This adventure is also available as a package with accommodation.  Please see optional extras for additional charges.

Should you wish to book a bespoke event on a date of your choice, please send us an enquiry and one of our travel experts will be in touch.

Inclusions

  • Professional event organisation
  • Qualified mountain leaders
  • Group first aid kit with qualified first aiders
Exclusions
  • Travel to and from Fort William
  • Lunches/evening meals and beverages
  • Personal Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects)

Optional Extras

  • Accommodation £90.00 per person per night for twin accommodation (requires two people)
  • Accommodation £145.00 per night for single room accommodation

Please select from Optional Extras at Checkout

Guided Ascent Departures

We run Ben Nevis guided ascents every Saturday from May to the end of October.  To book any number of participants on to an event, simple select the date in the calendar and following the booking procedure. You will then receive an automated confirmation and full details will follow from our office in due course.

Package and Bespoke Options

If you would like to book this challenge as a package (accommodation included), or as a bespoke event, please contact our travel experts.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Saturday

    Meet your mountain leader at the base of Ben Nevis. Climb Ben Nevis following a route from the Glen Nevis Visitor Centre.

Disclaimer

Please note: This itinerary is a guide only. It can be subject to change dependent upon viability, course members’ fitness, and weather conditions. 

The Route

Why book with us

We know you have a choice of companies providing trips for your next adventures. Here are some of the reasons you should choose to travel with Maximum Adventure:

  • We are an established adventure travel business
  • We have been trading since 2002
  • We are financially protected in accordance with the 1992 travel regulation
  • Knowledgeable and available office staff
  • Qualified leaders and guides with ascents ranging from Ben Nevis to Mount Everest
  • All activities are risk assessed
  • We will provide you with the best service available
  • We are aware this is your holiday/your challenge and will do our best to make it an enjoyable and rewarding experience
  • We have many repeat clients stretching back over a number of years
20+ years adventure organisation experience
Full liability & financial protection
Leading provider of high quality adventure challenges
Great team of staff to support you
Lisa

We were expertly guided by Stuart up (and down!) Ben Nevis at our own pace. Maximum Adventure provided advice on preparation and equipment before the event, which was really helpful. We experienced some problems during the descent and Stuart calmly and patiently ensured that we both got back safely. His guidance was invaluable and if (like us) you are looking for professional back-up and support whilst you achieve your personal challenges I would highly recommend Maximum Adventure.


Karen

I enjoyed walking up Ben Nevis the guide was very good. We were kept together as a group. Had knowledge on the mountain and guided us where to put our feet on difficult parts, offered to wait in queue at trig point if we wished to have our lunch sitting down. He ate his standing up in the queue. It was too cold to stand to have our picture taken at the trig point then all sit down and have lunch. The queue was quite long. it was -5 or below at the top and a bit misty. Recommended a walk for me to do the next day so I had good views of Ben Nevis. When we got down after the walk he waited until my taxi came as it was 10 minutes late and all the others in the group had gone to their accommodation. The administration was good even emailing me 12 hours before which reassured me the walk was on. The guide also text everyone with his mobile number in case anything went wrong on the day. I felt Maximum Adventure very professional and I would use the company again.


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