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Ben Nevis Mountain Path and North Face Path Circular

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Fort William, Highland, Scotland

Ben Nevis Mountain Path and North Face Path Circular is a 11.9 mile loop trail located near Fort William, Highland, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Length 11.9 mi Elevation gain 5,229 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Lake River Views Wild flowers Wildlife Rocky
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At 1345m, Ben Nevis is the tallest mountain in the UK. This hike is a great circular route that provides some of the best views in Scotland. The path towards the top is rocky and can be slippery when wet, so be sure to wear proper footwear and take extra caution along these sections.

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Dawei Long
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this route should not be rated moderate but hard comparing the tourist path is rated as hard. The view is breathtaking but the slop to CMD and to Ben Nevis Submit are scrambling and steep. Also the CMD Arete could be dangerous if weather is windy.

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Aurel Kelterborn
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Amazing trail, wouldn't recommend it to inexperienced hikers though, sometimes the path is unclear (or no path at all?) , especially with bad weather and fog it is quite dangerous and you can easily get lost

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Suzanne Sommer
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Jitro Broekaert
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Randy Sims
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Long, but very beautiful! We had perfect weather the entire way! Windy on the top, but the long walk is worth the views! And you're summiting the highest mountain in the UK! Cheers!

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Mark Stevens
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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.

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Aiden Milne
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Oscar Garzon
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David Callcutt
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Karen Spilsbury
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George Dobson
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Lea Falkenstrøm
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Becky Illingworth
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Kevin Deeney
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Stephen Clough
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