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Ben Nevis

Address: Fort William, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Fort William
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Owner description: Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers...
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Owner description: Fondly called "Ben" by the locals, Britain's highest mountain towers 4,406 feet above the town of Fort William.
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Sydney, NSW
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Staying in Fort William, it was a 15 to 20 minute walk along the side of the main road to the start of the trail near the Nevis YHA. Being April the summit was covered in cloud, but the air was crisp, I had a backpack full of water and munchies, and I was well dressed and prepared for anything.... More 

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

If you went up a gondola submit your review to Nevis Range Mountain Experience. You were many,many miles away from Ben Nevis. If you thought you were going up Britain's highest peak on a gondola then I think you need to go back to school and do refresher in geography. As for the individuals that submitted restaurant reviews for a... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Didn't realise even if it hasn't snowed for a while, you can still ski up high at Christmas time. Although very icy, can be a shock for the less hardened skiers. A few hairy moments, but we all survived.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our visit to the Commando memorial was very moving and the with views of Ben Nevis in front of us were truly breath taking, covered in snow and mist.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Sometimes challenging, sometimes arduous and always with a certain element of risk, Ben Nevis always delivers an exceptional experience. As the highest peak in the UK it is a brilliant achievement to reach to summit. As a winter climbing destination it is world renowned and highly desirable. On a day of bad weather the appeal is the physical and mental... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have just returned from fort william area and although we have visited many times over the years we had never got around to going up Ben Nevis ....until now! We got the gondola up to the drag lifts / chair lifts and that in itself is very enjoyable and scenic. Once up there we walked to a couple of... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I have already uploaded a good selection of photos, taken from the top of Ben Nevis, to show the outstanding views. It was mid/late-summer when we visited so there wasn't any snow, but plenty of showers, with intermittent sunshine, and reasonably clear views of the valley and town below. The gondola was operating, though it was Sunday, and wasn't very... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Shrouded with cloud most of visit, but was able to see peak once covered in snow. That is what you expect to see in Scotland and she doesn't fail you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It was great. A good solid climb that does not require a ton of experience. You just need to be in good shape.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Went up the tourist path in pouring rain and low visibility, really tedious climb with little change in incline all the way. But felt great to get to the top. Can understand why it can get so dangous up there.

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