Find out if you have what it takes to tackle the UK’s highest peak with this Ben Nevis Challenge weekend. This walking weekend package is your chance to scale the UK’s most renowned mountain, standing at a height of 1343m, with the help of expert guides - meaning you’ll be able to focus on taking in your beautiful surroundings without having to look at a map! You’ll also enjoy two nights in a comfortable hostel near the challenge start point with breakfast each morning, a packed lunch for the trek and a meal to celebrate completion, as well as optional walks available on the days before and after the main trek!
This is a great chance to take on the Ben Nevis Challenge and make the most of your time in this beautiful area, as well as an opportunity to socialise with your fellow walkers! You’ll enjoy two nights’ accommodation in a hostel near the start location (the night before and the night of the challenge), breakfast each morning, a packed lunch on the day and a celebratory three-course meal on completion of the challenge. On the first night the supplier will host a welcome buffet for all walkers and ask that everyone aims to bring an item for this. There are cooking facilities at the location if your buffet item requires heating.
Ben Nevis is the highest peak in the UK, standing at a height of 1343m's, and offers the biggest UK walking challenge. On this fully guided weekend you will head off from Fort William and climb it via the Pony Track. During the trek you will receive assistance and help from your expert guides who will be on hand to make sure your trek is completely safe and as enjoyable as possible and to ensure that you reach the peak of the mighty Ben Nevis!
The group will also organise optional short walks on the night before and the day after the main trek – a great way to stretch your legs and really take in the beauty of the Highlands!
This experience is available at Scottish Highlands:
Scottish Highlands (Scotland) - Fort William
This voucher is valid for 10 months. This package is for one person. Minimum age is 18. This experience usually runs on Saturday and Sunday, but other dates may be available. This package includes two nights’ accommodation in a hostel near the start location (the night before and the night of the challenge), breakfast each morning, a packed lunch on the day and a three-course meal on completion of the challenge. On the first night the supplier will host a welcome buffet for all walkers and ask that everyone aims to bring an item for this. There are cooking facilities at the location if your buffet item requires heating. All participants are advised to train for the event as a decent level of fitness is required. The event is fully guided by qualified mountain leaders who will ensure your safety and give you the best chance of completing this challenge. Don’t forget to wear warm clothes, sturdy boots, a head torch and a hat and gloves - please check with the supplier for a full kit list. All dates are subject to availability.
Thanks to all for a great weekend with great company and a bonus of brilliant weather. George, the Large Outdoors host, was exceptional - very attentive to everyone's needs and an excellent host. He always had words of encouragement for those who found it tiring and took great care of us all from start to finish. Thanks George for everything!
04 June 2014