Guided ascent up Ben Nevis – Scotland’s highest mountain. We offer ascents via the standard mountain track, or the CMD arete in both summer and winter. We also offer private days for your group if you prefer.
Guided Ascents of Ben Nevis
Want to tick the UK’s highest mountain off the list? Standing at a proud 1,345m, ‘the Ben’ offers panoramic views of the West Coast of Scotland and would be a great feat for any walker to get under their belt. On your ascent of Ben Nevis, your guide will share with you the rich history and folklore that surrounds the area as well as the flora and fauna of the mountain.
All routes are available during winter, though if you have no prior experience, we do suggest you book onto a 1-day Winter Skills Course prior to taking on Ben Nevis in the winter.
A Guided Ascent up the Mountain Track
The most common way to ascend Ben Nevis is via the ‘Mountain Track’, a well-trodden path that zig zags its way up the mountain. There is a good break point around halfway to refuel the energy levels before tackling the steeper ground and finally levelling off to reach the summit.
No previous hillwalking experience is necessary, although a good level of fitness is definitely required. It is pathed the whole way, which often leads many people to assume that they can ascend Ben Nevis without professional guidance. However, if conditions deteriorate then it can be easy to lose the track, especially in winter. So if you don’t have much experience in the mountains, you can rest assured that our guides are fully qualified to ensure you get the most of your day safely.