Climb the North Face

Climb famous climbs in summer or winter, like - Ledge Route, Castle Ridge, Tower Ridge, NE Buttress, Observatory Ridge and more...

Key Information

1 person = £190 in Summer. £200 in Winter

2 people = £210 in Summer. £220 in Winter

3 people = £230 in Summer

4 people = £250 in Summer


For most climbs – Maximum ratio of Guide to Clients, 1 : 2

For Ledge Route in Summer – Maximum ratio of Guide to Clients, 1 : 4

Email Max if you have a larger group –

  • SUMMER – A good level of fitness
  • Some previous scrambling/climbing experience
  • The ability to move well over rough ground
  • A good head for heights
  • WINTER – Previous winter experience

What day would you like? Choose a date and check our availability.     Email Max –


The world famous North Face of Ben Nevis has spectacular settings, scenery and exposure. The rock climbing is world class, and the winter climbs are infamous. The options start with the 5 mighty ridges of the Ben 1. Ledge Route, 2. Castle Ridge, 3. Tower Ridge, 4. NE Buttress and 5. Observatory Ridge, and in winter the options extend with all of the gullies and mixed climbs.

The most popular routes in Summer are Ledge Route, Castle Ridge and Tower Ridge.

Popular routes in Winter are the famous ridges, and then the huge number of gullies.

Booking Process

  • What day (or days) would you like? Email Max to check availability –
  • Read our Terms and Conditions.
  • Fill in a Booking Form & Return. This can be filled in, if it is opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader  NOTE – The Adobe Acrobat Reader App needs to be downloaded onto your Device first.
  • Pay here, using the Payment Tool below   –   Debit Card,   Credit Card   or   PayPal (alternatively pay by Bank Transfer or Cheque).

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Date being booked for group


NE Buttress on Ben Nevis


Eastern Traverse on Tower Ridge


Martin on top of the Douglas Boulder


On the flank of Number 4 Gully


At the top of the climb


Happy winter climber


East Ridge of the Douglas Boulder


North Face of Ben Nevis


After a successful winter climb – Ben Nevis


Ice climbing on Ben Nevis

Davy happy in great weather

Great weather on the North Face


Tower Ridge in Summer

Tower Ridge, IV 3****, Ben Nevis

Tower Ridge, IV 3****, Ben Nevis

Tower Ridge, IV 3 ****, Ben Nevis

Tower Ridge, IV 3 ****, Ben Nevis