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Ben Nevis via Carn Mor Dearg arete
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Photo from the walk - Ben Nevis via Carn Mor Dearg arete

County/Area - Highland

Author - Lee Robertshaw

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 5200 feet / 1576 metres

Time - 10 hours 40 minutes

Grade - hard

Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain, is usually approached by the main tourist path. This route uses the Carn Mor Dearg arete to gain the summit. The route is harder and consequently sees fewer people.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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