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Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William

A walk in Fort William and Loch Linnhe to Loch Ericht, Highland, North West Scotland

The tourist route up the UK's Highest Mountain

Walk Route Summary:
- Fort William, Achintee, Glen Nevis, The Ben Nevis Tourist Path, The Pony Track, Allt na H-Urchaire (Red Burn), Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe, Coire Ghaimhnean (Five Finger Gully), Ben Nevis, The Ben Nevis Tourist Path, Achintee, Fort William.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William Fort William, Achintee, Glen Nevis, The Ben Nevis Tourist Path, The Pony Track, Allt na H-Urchaire (Red Burn), Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe, Coire Ghaimhnean (Five Finger Gully), Ben Nevis, The Ben Nevis Tourist Path, Achintee, Fort William Fort William and Loch Linnhe to Loch Ericht,   Highland,  Scotland

Climbing Ben Nevis from Achintee
Photo: John Reed

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Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Despite the fact thousands of people safely climb Ben Nevis every year, the mountain should never be under estimated. The wide tourist path can soon be obliterated by snow making route finding very difficult for the inexperienced. Deep and precipitous crags to the north & west await the careless.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Ben Nevis at 1344m (4411ft). Ben Nevis is the highest point in the county of Highland, the highest point in the Grampian Mountains, the highest point in Scotland, the highest Point in the UK and the highest point in The British Isles. Ben Nevis is classified as a Munro (No. 1). Ben Nevis is also known as a Murdo or Munro Top (1st highest in Scotland) and a Marilyn (1st in Scotland, 1st in the UK).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

Munro
1
Munro
Corbetts
0
Corbetts
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdo
1
Murdo/
Munro Top
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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1. My daughter and friend, climbing up the summit cairn at the top of Ben Nevis
Photo: Jo Turner (1)

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Looking East to the summit of Ben Nevis under a blanket of snow. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

2. Looking East to the summit of Ben Nevis under a blanket of snow
Photo: Christine Shepherd (8)


Me, Roger, Ken, Alan and young Tom on Ben Nevis. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

3. Me, Roger, Ken, Alan and young Tom on Ben Nevis
Photo: Stephen Johnson (1)


Ben Nevis. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

4. Ben Nevis
Photo: Lee Wainwright (1)


On the top of Ben Nevis. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

5. On the top of Ben Nevis
Photo: Pam Omand (1)


Lower slopes of Ben Nevis. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

6. Lower slopes of Ben Nevis
Photo: John Reed (9)


Ben Nevis from Glen Nevis. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

7. Ben Nevis from Glen Nevis
Photo: Alan Fulton (1)


On the summit of Ben Nevis. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

8. On the summit of Ben Nevis
Photo: Chris Mathieson (1)


Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

9. Loch Linnhe appearing out of the mist from the top of Ben Nevis
Photo: Chris Fairfowl (2)


Climbing Ben Nevis. Walk route map h100 Ben Nevis via The Tourist Path from Achintee, Fort William photo

10. Climbing Ben Nevis
Photo: Karen Harding (4)



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