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Ben Nevis, Scotland


Prominence: 1345 m, 4413 ft

Elevation: 1345 meters, 4413 feet


True Isolation: 738.62 km, 458.96 mi
SubpeaksBen Nevis-Carn Dearg North (1221 m/4006 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)56° 47' 49'' N, 5° 0' 13'' W
56.79683, -5.003677 (Dec Deg)
377628 E 6296561 N, Zone 30 (UTM)
CountryUnited Kingdom (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceScotland (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionHighland (Highest Point)
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     Ben Nevis at SummitPost.org
     Ben Nevis at Database of British and Irish Hills
     Weather for Ben Nevis at Mountain-Forecast.com

Lists that contain Ben Nevis:
     U.K. Constituent Country High Points (Rank #1)
     Trail 100-Britain's Greatest Mountains (Rank #1)
     British Country/Dependency High Points (Rank #3)
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #36)
     Europe UN Member High Points (Rank #31)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #28)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #28)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #32)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #28)
     Britain and Ireland Peaks with 600 meters of Prominence (Rank #1)
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #10)
     Europe Range3 High Points (Rank #39)
     Europe Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #11)
     Scotland County/Unitary Authority High Points (Rank #1)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #139)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #132)
     Munros (Rank #1)
     U.K. County/Unitary Authority High Points (Rank #1)
     World Country High Points (Rank #154)
     Europe Island High Points above 1000 meters (Rank #14)
     United Kingdom Island High Points (Rank #1)
     Marilyns of Great Britain (Rank #1)
     Marilyns of Great Britain and Ireland (Rank #1)
     Marilyns of Scotland (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 744
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 659)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1980-07 by Stephen Wheeler
     1993-06-29 by Greg Slayden
     1998-08-01 by Norbert Schaefer
     2004-05-30 by Scott Cockrell
     2010-05-31 by Gregory Teicher (GPS Track)
     2012-11-17 by Matthias Ihl
     2013-04-29 by Jim Robinson (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2013-06-29 by Dan Hildebrand
     2013-07-25 by Steven Thompson
     2013-09-12 by Tim Hagan (GPS Track)
     2014-11-03 by Julie Ann Gregg
     2014-12-30 by Kent Lutz
     2015-07-20 by Luc Tremblay
     2015-08-11 by Matt Dolan (GPS Track)
     2017-06-20 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2017-07-23 by David Darby (GPS Track)
     2018-06-03 by Dan Hildebrand
     2018-07-14 by David Howells (GPS Track)
     2018-07-18 by Diana Davis
     2018-08-13 by Jerry Thomas (GPS Track)
     2019-01-02 by Clément Guillaume (GPS Track)
     2019-08-13 by Ryan Connors
     2019-09-03 by Craig Burkhart
     2019-09-15 by Zoe Harris
     2019-10-18 by Arthur Caverly (GPS Track)
     2020-02-19 by P R (GPS Track)
     2020-08-20 by Tom Milliard

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The summit area of Ben Nevis on a typically cloudy day (1993-06-29).
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1345 m/4413 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1345 m/4413 ft
  Key Col: Atlantic Ocean    0 m/0 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 738.62 km/458.96 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 60.0058, 6.0767
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Melderskin  (ENE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: Great Britain (Highest Point)
Range4: Grampian Mountains (Highest Point)
Range5: Fort William-Loch Ericht (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Lochy (HP)
Atlantic-Ireland-Scotland
Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic-Ireland-Scotland
Atlantic Ocean
IslandGreat Britain (Highest Point)
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Glen Nevis 9 m/30 ft
Vertical Gain: 1336 m/4383 ft
Distance (one way): 5.47 km/3.4 mi
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Ben Nevis (2000-07-24). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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Standing by the ruins of the old observatory on Ben Nevis (2014-11-03). Photo by Julie Ann Gregg.
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Ben Nevis summit (2016-07-21). Photo by James Woolley.
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Saddle by Lochan Meall an t-Suidhe at 570 m (2010-08-09). Photo by Ben Green.
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There are many crumbling structures on the summit. An old weather observatory is behind us. (2018-08-13). Photo by Cheryl Thomas.
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Ben Nevis, HP # 10 (2006-08-19). Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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1344 m – Ben Nevis (2017-11-11). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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