Ben Nevis, United Kingdom

Prominence: 1344 m, 4409 ft

Elevation: 1344 meters, 4409 feet

Approx. Isolation: 738.91 km, 459.14 mi
SubpeaksBen Nevis-Carn Dearg North (1221 m/4006 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)56° 47' 49'' N; 5° 0' 12'' W
56.796809, -5.003326 (Dec Deg)
377650E 6296558N Zone 30 (UTM)
CountryUnited Kingdom (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceScotland (Highest Point)
County/Second Level RegionHighland (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Ben Nevis:
     World Country High Points (Rank #153)
     U.K. County/Unitary Authority High Points (Rank #1)
     Europe Range3 High Points (Rank #39)
     U.K. Constituent Country High Points (Rank #1)
     Europe Island High Points above 1000 meters (Rank #14)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #32)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #28)
     World Island High Points
     Britain and Ireland Peaks with 600 meters of Prominence (Rank #1)
     British Country/Dependency High Points (Rank #3)
     United Kingdom Island High Points (Rank #1)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #36)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #2)
     Most Ascended Peaks-Outside USA (Rank #4)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #28)
     Munros (Rank #1)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #29)
     Scotland County/Unitary Authority High Points (Rank #1)
     Trail 100-Britain's Greatest Mountains (Rank #1)
     Marilyns of Great Britain and Ireland (Rank #1)
     Marilyns of Great Britain (Rank #1)
     Marilyns of Scotland (Rank #1)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1971-08 by Richard Oestreicher
     1980-07 by Stephen Wheeler
     1993-06-29 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     1998-08-01 by Norbert Schaefer
     2004-05-30 by Scott Cockrell
     2005-05-07 by Rickard Colliander
     2007-05-05 by Peter Stone
     2008-08-14 by Jim Sugden
     2009-06 by Adam Luxton
     2010-05-31 by Gregory Teicher (GPS Track)
     2012-07-05 by Andrew Rankine
     2012-11-17 by Matthias Ihl
     2013-04-29 by Jim Robinson (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2013-06-29 by Dan Hildebrand
     2013-07-25 by Steven Thompson
     2013-08-20 by Jon Colbert
     2013-09-05 by Alex Houpt
     2013-09-12 by Tim Hagan (GPS Track)
     2014-08-05 by Oliver Staley
     2014-12-30 by Kent Lutz
     2015-06-27 by Seán Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2015-07-20 by Luc Tremblay
     2015-08-11 by Matt Dolan (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (252 total)

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The summit area of Ben Nevis on a typically cloudy day (1993-06-29).
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 1344 m/4409 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1344 m/4409 ft
  Key Col: Atlantic Ocean    0 m/0 ft
Isolation738.91 km/459.14 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Melderskin  (ENE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Northwest Europe
Range3: Great Britain (Highest Point)
Range4: Grampian Mountains (Highest Point)
Range5: Fort William-Loch Ericht (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsIslands-Atlantic-Europe
Atlantic Ocean
IslandGreat Britain (Highest Point)
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: Glen Nevis 9 m/30 ft
Vertical Gain: 1335 m/4379 ft
Distance (one way): 5.47 km/3.4 mi
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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In front of the weather station on Ben Nevis with my friend, Greg (2015-05-24). Photo by Sergiu Vijiala.
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Ben Nevis (2000-07-24). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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