For experienced, fit mountain walkers who do not mind easy scrambling but are not climbers, this is the finest way to climb Ben Nevis.

Statistics

6 - 7

hrs

1,423

m

1,527

m

11

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Difficult

Description

Carn Mor Dearg and Ben Nevis are linked via the narrow and sweeping curve of the Carn Mor Dearg arete.

This magnificent route delivers incredible views of Ben Nevis's rugged North Face and also makes a fine introduction to easy scrambling in Scotland.