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Old 04-01-2006, 12:10 PM   #1
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Figured it was time to post about this...we hiked up Ben Nevis while in Scotland a couple weeks ago. Easily the highlight of the trip, and certainly an awesome way to end it off!

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i went up ben nevis when i was like 8 or something,it was piss easy,im now 18,just shirt,shorts,hat,walking boots,we (the family and i) were lucky,it was sunny,also once a year there's an event called the ben race,basically people run up the ben,then back down,how simple,everyone gets a medal i think,my uncle does,it,but,yea where they start and finish,some events go on there,im sure if you google'd it,you'd get dates,
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^ I'm sure its a LOT easier in summer - when we went up it was with crampons and ice picks, as the upper 2000+ feet was all ice. It was also a near white out with snow pouring down near the top, so yea...not so easy. I'd love to do it again in summer time.
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