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Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

100 low, mid, and high level walks

Guidebook to walking in Scotland's Ben Nevis and Glen Coe region, featuring 100 graded walks of 2 to 21 miles. The routes range from gentle walks to long, challenging walks with overnight bothy stays. The routes include walking near Kinlochleven, Fort William, the Grey Corries, the Mamores, the Black Mount and Ben Cruachan.

Seasons

Low-level walks and scrambles: April to end of October recommended (June to September, beware midges). High-level routes: snow possible on tops and ridges Dec to April (or year-round, Ben Nevis summit), best snow conditions likely Feb, March.

Centres

Fort William, Glen Nevis, Spean Bridge, Corrour Station, Kinlochleven, Glencoe, Orchy, Inveroran, Dalmally, Taynuilt, Oban

Difficulty

High, low and mid-level walks: all graded for length and difficulty. Also some longer treks and through-routes. Variety of walking routes suitable for all abilities. Three must-do scrambling routes are also included.

Must See

44 Munro summits, Aonach Eagach ridge scramble, the Grey Corries, the Black Mount, Bidean, Ben Cruachan, Nevis Gorge, Carn Mor Dearg Arête, Ring of Steall, Cruachan Horseshoe, climb Ben Nevis
ISBN
9781852848712
Availability
Published
Published
15 Dec 2016
Reprinted
13 Mar 2023
Edition
Second
Pages
320
Size
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.80cm
Weight
380g
Overview

A guidebook to 100 walks in the Ben Nevis and Glen Coe region, near Fort William. Routes are graded according to difficulty, and range between short, easy strolls and long, challenging walks with overnight bothy stays.

The walks range in length from 2 to 34km (1–21 miles) and include low-level hikes, 5 routes up Ben Nevis, 3 must-do scrambling routes and 44 Munro summits.  

  • Either 1:50,000 OS maps or 1:100,000 route maps included for each walk
  • Easy access from Fort William and Kinlochleven
  • Highlights include the Grey Corries, Aonach Eagach ridge scramble and Black Mount
  • Information included on transport, accommodation and facilities

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By Ronald Turnbull

Ronald Turnbull writes regularly for TGO, Lakeland Walker, Trail and Cumbria magazines. His previous books include Across Scotland on Foot, Long Days in Lakeland and Welsh 3000ft Challenges. He has written many other Cicerone guides, including Walking in the Lowther Hills, The Book of the Bivvy and Not the West Highland Way. Ronald's weekly newsletter on mountains, hillwalking and history is at https://aboutmountains.substack.com/

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