Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis requires little introduction. With a wild heart, an adventurous spirit and a flair for drama, the legendary peak towers above glistening lochans and deep glacial valleys. In Scotland, you can't get any higher than this.

Image: Corpach Sea Lock and Lighthouse in the Shadow of Ben Nevis, Loch Eil by Fort William

© VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

Experiencing Ben Nevis

Scotland's landscape is scattered with Munros and mist-shrouded hills...

Routes to the summit

There are two main walking routes up Ben Nevis. The Mountain Track (sometimes called the Tourist Track or the Pony Track) is used by most walkers, whilst the Carn Mor Dearg Arête route presents a more challenging climb for more experienced hikers.

Beyond Hiking

There are many other incredible ways to experience Ben Nevis

Image: Nevis Range Mountain Resort

© Ski Scotland / Steven McKenna

Plan your Ben Nevis Adventure - Frequently Asked Questions

Turn your Munro-bagging dreams into reality and find out everything you need to know before you lace up your walking boots.

Guided Walks and How to Get There

How to Climb Ben Nevis Safely

Things to do

When you're not admiring the awe-inspiring vistas from the mountain-top, absorb the rich history and energetic personality of Fort William and the surrounding area.

Image: Sunset at Lochan na h-Achlaise on Rannoch Moor

© VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

Find your next Munro adventure

Treat your eyes (and your camera lens) to more mountainous scenery and unforgettable Scottish walks in the north west Highlands. Or, why not bag a few more Munros while you're visiting the area?

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