Ben Nevis in Winter
Ben Nevis in winter can be a big achievement but it can also seem daunting without the correct knowledge and experience. This changes as soon as there is a locally based instructor by your side...
We also have the option for 2 days: Day 1-Winter Skills, Day 2-Ben Nevis ascent. Click here to see.
Terrain: mountain path, snow
Average duration: 6-8 hours.
Start/finish – Ben Nevis Inn, Glen Nevis
Experience of mountain walking in summer conditions. No experience of winter walking needed, but having the ability to look after oneself whilst on the mountain.
What we offer
All our guides are local to the area and have many years’ experience in Scotlands' winter mountains, helping people navigate through the hills and up Ben Nevis in winter.
Our guides know the best route and are very knowledgeable about the mountain environment, so the day can be easily split up with interesting chats, wildlife and great views along the way.
Ice axe, crampons and winter boots can be hired at a small daily fee.
We only organise private groups up Ben Nevis in winter.
The prices quoted are for one guide per group or individual, so our walks will always go ahead.