Bucket list challenge? Reach the summit of Britain's highest moutain and enjoy breath-taking views of the Scottish Highlands.
Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Britain and stands 1344m high, rising from sea level at Loch Linnhe and towering over the town of Fort William. Going from the bottom to the top of the mountain, you pass through 4 different vegetation zones. There is snow on the summit for much of the year.
This challenge is led by qualified mountain leaders who will navigate you along the route which will take approximately 8-10 hrs at a steady pace (the key to progress on a mountain is steady pacing and not speeding ahead with pauses inbetween).
If you are lucky with the weather the views from the summit, and even from the half way point, are stunning. On a good day you can see all the way to the majestic rock spires of The Isle of Skye and looking the other way, down Loch Linnhe to the Irish Sea. The trip is fully guided by an experienced mountain leader with lots of experience on Ben Nevis!
2019 Event Dates:
The Ben Nevis Summer Ascent in support of Barnardo’s is available on alternate weekends (Friday to Sunday) from May to October. You can join as an individual or any size group, and if you have a group of 8 or more participants we can offer the challenge exclusively for you on any date of your choice!
03/05/19, 17/05/19, 31/05/19
Why join #TeamBarnardos?
- A dedicated team to support you every step of the way.
- Unrivalled advice through trainin, nutrition and every aspect of your challenge.
- All the fundraising support and guidance you will need.
- You will receive a free Barnardo's t-shirt
- You'll be supporting the UK's most vulnerable children and young people.
Want to take part? We’d love to welcome you to #TeamBarnardos for the Ben Nevis trek.