Ben Nevis


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Ben Nevis

(nē`vĭs, nĕv`ĭs), peak, 4,411 ft (1,345 m) high, Highland, W Scotland, overlooking Glen Nevis; highest peak of Great Britain. Ben Nevis is the remnant of a geologically ancient volcano. Ruins of an observatory are on the summit, from which there is an impressive view, especially on the northeastern side with its precipice of more than 1,450 ft (442 m).

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, peak, 4,411 ft (1,345 m) high, Highland, W Scotland, overlooking Glen Nevis; highest peak of Great Britain. Ben Nevis is the remnant of a geologically ancient volcano.
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Ben Nevis

a mountain in W Scotland, in the Grampian mountains: highest peak in Great Britain. Height: 1344 m (4408 ft.)
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A caption of a photo of Nevis read: "The Cairngorm mountains are some of Scotland's most striking natural features, especially the UK's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis."
Organiser Ava Patterson said: "In recent years, Ben Nevis has grown in popularity and visitors' numbers are on the increase.
Ava Patterson, the organiser of this event, states "In recent years, Ben Nevis has grown in popularity and visitors' numbers are on the increase.
Wild was delighted to win what may be his final race before going for 10-in-a-row at Ben Nevis next month.
It initially start that it'd just be me walking up Ben Nevis.
Bruno, 57, said: "Climbing Ben Nevis was a tough challenge.
She wanted to take on a real challenge, so when a friend invited her and Arlo to join a dog walking group - which was already planning to climb Ben Nevis - she jumped at the chance.
"I was delighted when I got the chance to do this Ben Nevis Oor Wullie.
Writing on a climbing forum one mountaineer said he was in a hut on Ben Nevis sheltering from the weather when the avalanche hit with "huge powder clouds".
He added: "After Scafell Pike, it was back in the van and then a long drive through the evening to Ben Nevis.
This will include a performance at the summit of Ben Nevis weather permitting of course.