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Young Lives vs Cancer – Ben Nevis Guided Ascent (Summer)

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Young Lives vs Cancer – 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 participate in 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

  • Single Room Supplement £55.00 per person per night
  • Extra night £75.00 per person per night for twin accommodation (requires two people)
  • Extra night £95.00 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 (Friday)

    Make your way to Fort William and your chosen accommodation.

     

  • Day 2 (Saturday)

    Enjoy a hearty breakfast and meet your mountain leader at the base of Ben Nevis. Climb Ben Nevis following a route from the Glen Nevis Visitor Centre. Return to your accommodation (if you are staying one more night) and enjoy a relaxing evening.

Disclaimer

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

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Charity Information

How to take part for Young Lives vs Cancer

To partake in this challenge for a Young Lives vs Cancer there is a non-refundable registration fee, payable to Maximum Adventure at the time of booking.

Self-Funding

Pay the registration fee at the time of booking then the balance due 10 weeks before departure.  With the self-funding option, you personally cover the full cost of the challenge.  This option means that there is no minimum sponsorship target due, but we encourage you to raise as much money as you can for the Young Lives vs Cancer

Minimum Sponsorship

To participate in this challenge there is a non-refundable registration fee of £50 per person, payable to Maximum Adventure at the time of booking with the remaining balance due 10 weeks before departure.  There is a minimum fundraising target of £100 for this event

About Young Lives vs Cancer

When a child is diagnosed with cancer life becomes full of fear, for them and their family. Fear of treatment, but also of families being torn apart, overwhelming money worries, of having nowhere to turn, no one to talk to. 
At Young Lives vs Cancer, we help families find the strength to face whatever cancer throws at them. 
Powered by the kindness of our supporters, we’ll face it all together.

 

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

Payment Terms

  • £50