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The Ledge Route up Ben Nevis

The Ledge Route is the North Face of Ben Nevis for non-climbers. This route via Carn Dearg (1221) is still a challenging route that has some sections of Grade 1 scrambles, surrounded by proper rock climbs. The route can even hold snow well into the summer, so you may need winter kit such as crampons …

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The Mountain Track up Ben Nevis

The Mountain Track up Ben Nevis used to be called, rather derogatorily the Tourist Track. However, this made it sound far too easy, and the powers that be decided that renaming it the Mountain Track would make is sound like a much more serious proposition. Well it may be a reasonably straightforward trip compared to …

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