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Rained on us for a couple hrs going up but before we hit the cloud line it had stopped. Gorgeous views up and down, we just weren’t able to see anything above the final quarter of the hike due to cloud cover.

I was very lucky with the weather on my walk as the where no clouds all the way to the top. Whilst half way down the weather suddenly changed to a violent thunderstorm. Amazing to see but also very scary to be in the middle off. The rocky path became very slippery a became very dangerous to descend.

My first Munro! Hiked on May 15 2019. Perfect weather albeit a little warm around 23C at the bottom. The views are stunning at the top just as they are midway. Not a technical hike but steep nonetheless for the 1st third and the last stretch. You should be able to reach the summit in 3 hours if you're reasonably fit. Highly recommended.

great hike and fun cable bridge!

Aside from the weather (wind & rain) it was really enjoyable.

Nice trail partly through homes and partly through woods. One of the bridges was flooded but crossable (water up to the ankles).

Tough climb but well worth conquering Scotland's highest peak!

Great hike. Good mix of forest, river, and open field trails.

Really good path 3/4 of the way. Bit rocky underfoot on the final third.

rocky
snow
15 days ago

Great tour!

no shade
rocky
16 days ago

Wow, stunning route that goes on forever! A tough route but doable for everyone. Took me 2hrs 40mins from the car park to the summit then 2hrs to come down. My legs are killing me today tho!

loved it! can't wait to do it again! Scotland is beautiful!

hiking
private property
18 days ago

The bit from the start of the trail to the view of the bridge and then the loch was well worth it! The long part after that was a little strange. We mostly walked on small residential streets so this part was not as worth it. I would recommend turning around after getting a view of the beautiful bridge and loch

hiking
private property
18 days ago

The bit from the start of the trail to the view of the bridge and then the loch was well worth it! The long part after that was a little strange. We mostly walked on small residential streets so this part was not as worth it. I would recommend turning around after getting a view of the beautiful bridge and loch

hiking
private property
18 days ago

The bit from the start of the trail to the view of the bridge and then the loch was well worth it! The long part after that was a little strange. We mostly walked on small residential streets so this part was not as worth it. I would recommend turning around after getting a view of the beautiful bridge and loch

extremely challenging especially when you have bad weather at the summit.

Utterly gorgeous. Passing many waterfalls with a truly breathtaking opening into an expansive valley featuring the big falls at the end.

hiking
private property
22 days ago

Great route

tough short sharp climb up to the Nevis path from the youth hostel, then easy walk down to the river and back to the hostel.

This was a spectacular trail. The hike up to the valley was relatively easy with just a little crawling in parts. But the walk through the valley was breathtaking. One of my all time favorite hikes.

no shade
rocky
snow
30 days ago

Fantastic the views from the top of the mountain ranges are superb. This is difficult under foot as it's probably 95% hard ground, stone and rock but it's worth it. We went in April and experienced every season in one day. There was snow at the top which made it very special.

hiking
rocky
1 month ago

Easy and fun! Very busy and parking can be an issue.

started at the train station and got to see the steam train this loop is great as you can pause the recording to see the Glenfinnan Monument, then get back on the trail.

hiking
1 month ago

Plan to get to the start early in the morning, will take you longer than expected. Bring lots of layers and I suggest hiking poles. Lose rocks. Wear proper hiking boots.

hiking
rocky
scramble
snow
1 month ago

Bring plenty of water and wear appropriate hiking shoes and bring lots of layers.

rocky
scramble
snow
1 month ago

3 hrs 40 up

hiking
snow
1 month ago

this was a tough climb - i hike regularly but wasnt sure if id make it with the hail and the snow. gorgeous scenery the whole way!

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