Ben Nevis Summit
The peak of Ben Nevis is an outcome of a long-extinct volcano comprising of an extensive stony plateau with an… Read More
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This is dependent on your fitness levels. As a rough guide, we state the average person climbing via the mountain track, can do the climb in roughly 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours, during the summer months. It will vary though depending on weather conditions, how many rest breaks you take etc.
It’s not unheard of to have a climb take up to 8 hours when the weather conditions aren’t in your favour, such as when it’s snowing etc.
No permission is required to climb Ben Nevis. People often get confused by this as you do need permission to do certain other things. However, for general climbs, no permission is needed.
Dogs are allowed on Ben Nevis. However, there are a few things we recommend you take into consideration.