located above Fort
the western end of the Grampian Mountains
in the Lochaber area
Many walkers use
Glen Nevis to ascend the mountain.
For climbers and
mountaineers the main attractions
lie in the 700 metre
cliffs of the north face.
are among the highest in the UK
provide classic scrambles and rock climbs.
are also one of the
principal locations in the UK for ice climbing. As
the highest of theScottish Peaks,
Nevis is one of the three mountains climbed as part of the National
Three Peaks Challenge.