Walk h154 Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dearg from The Nevis Range Mountain Gondola

You'll need a good head for heights on the CMD arete


Route outline for walk h154:

The Nevis Range Mountain Gondola  -  Sgurr Finnisg-aig  -  Carn Beag Dearg (Carn Mor Dearg)  -  Carn Dearg Meadhonach (Carn Mor Dearg)  -  Carn Mor Dearg  -  Carn Mor Dearg Arete (CMD Arete)  -  Ben Nevis  -  Carn Dearg (Ben Nevis) (North West Top)  -  The Ben Nevis Tourist Path  -  Coire Ghaimhnean (Five Finger Gully)  -  Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe  -  Leanachan Forest  -  The Nevis Range Mountain Gondola.



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.

The Nevis Range Mountain Gondola is open all year round, weather permitting, except mid November until mid December when it is closed for planned annual maintenance. You should phone in advance to check it will be open on the day of your visit, as occasionally strong winds can restrict operations. For more details see: Nevis Range Mountain Resort or Phone: +44 (0)1397 705 825


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

Munros
2
Munros
Corbetts
0
Corbetts
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdos
3
Murdos
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
2
Scottish
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

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 United Kingdom, the highest point in Great Britain and the highest point in The British Isles.

Ben Nevis is classified as a Munro (No. 1) and a Scottish Marilyn (1st highest in Scotland,Highest in the UK). Ben Nevis is also known as a Murdo (1st highest in Scotland).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Carn Dearg (Ben Nevis) (North West Top) at 1221m (4007ft). Carn Dearg (Ben Nevis) (North West Top) is known as a Murdo (10th highest in Scotland).

You will also reach the summit of Carn Mor Dearg at 1220m (4004ft). Carn Mor Dearg is classified as a Munro (No. 9) and a Scottish Marilyn (6th highest in Scotland, 6th highest in the UK). Carn Mor Dearg is also known as a Murdo (11th highest in Scotland).

Along the way you will also bag Carn Dearg Meadhonach (Carn Mor Dearg) at 1179m (3869ft). .

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 392
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 41
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk h154 Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dearg from The Nevis Range Mountain Gondola

In no particular order . . .

My mate Pete on Ben Nevis

My mate Pete on Ben Nevis

Photo: Sean Gerald (1)

On the Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arete

On the Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arete

Photo: Dougie Gillespie (1)

The Carn Mor Dearg arete

The Carn Mor Dearg arete

Photo: Neil Bennett (5)

Ben Nevis summit under a blanket of snow

Ben Nevis summit under a blanket of snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (9)

Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe en-route to Ben Nevis

Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe en-route to Ben Nevis

Photo: John Reed (5)

Ben Nevis Summit

Ben Nevis Summit

Photo: Mick Coxon (5)

Me and my pup Cocoa 'Mountain Dog' on top of Ben Nevis for the 1st time!!!

Me and my pup Cocoa 'Mountain Dog' on top of Ben Nevis for the 1st time!!!

Photo: Bay Wan (1)

The Carn Mor Dearg Arete (CMD Arete) from Carn Mor Dearg

The Carn Mor Dearg Arete (CMD Arete) from Carn Mor Dearg

Photo: David Stiles (3)

Looking east towards Loch Linnhe from the tourist path up Ben Nevis above Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe

Looking east towards Loch Linnhe from the tourist path up Ben Nevis above Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe

Photo: Chris Fairfowl (3)

Waterfall from the Ben Nevis Tourist Path

Waterfall from the Ben Nevis Tourist Path

Photo: John Reed (24)


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