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Ben Nevis HD WebCam from Fort William, Scotland

The Ben Nevis Webcam provides images of the highest mountain in the UK during the hours of daylight in Scotland. If you are planning a trip to the summit - check the weather forecast !

The Ben Nevis HDWebcam is located at Tomacharich, Fort William. Camera time is BST (GMT+1) in summer and GMT in winter.  The WebCam usually operates between dawn and dusk. Depending on YOUR time of day and location you may not see the mountain live due to night-time darkness in the UK. The Ben Nevis HDWebcam provides an opportunity to view Ben Nevis for general interest, or more specifically, if you are planning a walk up the mountain footpath during the winter months when it can be an extremely hostile place.

Throughout the year it often provides spectacular views. In winter, it is an excellent resource for latest snow and ice conditions and a general indication of meteorological conditions. During periods of bad weather in the Ben Nevis area, you may only see a grey picture. Don't worry - this is genuine and is a natural phenomena called Scotch Mist! In summer, the white patches on the mountain are the remaining winter snow patches which last almost all the way through to September, when the snow returns.

Ridge walkers, North Face mountaineers and ice climbers should be able to assess mountain conditions from some of the current WebCam images - subject to suitable weather conditions and cloud level for camera operations. Please follow the link for a considered view of Climbing conditions from a experienced, local mountaineer. If you want to see what some of our ski pistes look like, this same camera will transmit a view of Nevis Range ski slopes on Aonach Mor, the mountain adjacent to Ben Nevis. The mountain Gondola is open all year to visitors, subject to weather. Nevis Range is also home to a World Class downhill mountain bike track.

TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY
If you intend to go onto the Scottish Mountains - and in particular the Ben Nevis area, please take full responsibility for your own personal safety. Mountain rescue if not a right. Police time and our NHS facilities are not free. The Air Sea Rescue helicopter costs more than £40,000 per hour to operate and is paid for by tax-payers.

Visit Fort William and pay for a mountain guide or go on a winter mountain course with one of our mountain guiding businesses shown below. (Covid Restrictions apply - check this before coming to the Highlands).

Looking for a nice place to stay ? Check our our Fort William accommodation

A Room with a View - The Ben Nevis Webcam is located at Cedar Lodge Cottage. If you'd like to stay in a comfortable Fort William cottage with this view of Ben Nevis have a look at Cedar Lodge Cottage which is less than 10 minutes from the Nevis Range Ski/Snowboard/Downhill Cycle car park, and is within walking distance of the North Face car park for climbers. We added a TIME LAPSE VIDEO filmed from Cedar Lodge - you can view the video from the link on this page - it's quite interesting as it captured the flights of a search and rescue helicopter around the north face at night.

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Hunter Mountaineering
First Class, friendly Mountain Guiding & Instruction on British Walking, Climbing, Scrambling and Mountaineering. Summer and Winter Private Guiding and Courses. From Walking up Ben Nevis to Climbing in Glencoe. Based in Fort William. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer feedback (Find us on Trip Advisor). We offer Private Guiding and the Courses that follow - Private Guiding, all year round: Our most popular choice is a bespoke service. This is the solution if you want to 'tick' specific climbs or summits, or work on particular skills. Do you want to Climb Ben Nevis via the mountain track, Tower Ridge or Ledge Route? Do you want to become more independent as a mountaineer, or develop your trad or winter leading? Or do you want to complete a particular climb, e.g. Aonach Eagach, Curved Ridge? Get in touch and we can start to make your plan happen. Summer Courses or ideas for Private Guiding could include - 1  Ben Nevis Walk 2  Munro Summits 3  Hill Walking, Navigation and Safety 4  Scrambling and Mountaineering 5  Rock Climbing 6  The CMD Ridge or Ledge route on the North Face 7  Tower Ridge, or other North Face Ridges 8  Aonach Eagach, Curved Ridge or other Glencoe Classics Winter Courses or ideas for Private Gudiing could include - 1  Winter Skills and Safety 2  Walking the Winter Munros 3  Winter Mountaineering 4  Introduction to Winter Climbing 5  Winter Climbing Hunter Mountaineering is run by myself, Max Hunter. I hold the Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor award (the WMCI - the highest professional certification for Mountaineering & Climbing in Great Britain), and am a member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI) and the Mountain Training Association (MTA). I am also a qualified and experienced school teacher.
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The Highland Mountain Company
Please get in touch to enquire and book your adventure in the hills here. Email: [email protected] Mobile: 07815 688608 Our Guides live year round in the Highlands.  They are fully qualified mountain instructors, have many years experience. Their local knowledge about the area, mountain landscape and history is second to none. They are more than eager to show you the hidden gems of the Highlands, you never knew existed. Situated at the base of Ben Nevis, The Highland Mountain Company offers and delivers high quality mountain guiding and instruction in a range of mountain activities to families, friends and small groups.  Whether its your first step in the mountains or looking for another adventure to add to your experience, we have something for you. In summer we offer walking, mountaineering and climbing. Some of our popular days include: • Ben Nevis ascents via the Mountain track, CMD arête, Ledge Route and Tower Ridge. • Group walks up Ben Nevis every Saturday May-Oct, £75pp via the Mountain Track • Low level walks like Steal Waterfalls  • Glen Nevis adventure walk, climbing and abseil, fun for all ages and abilities. • Glencoe walks and the Aonach Eagach and Curved Ridge • 4 day Skye Cuillin Munro course • Skye Cuillin Ridge Traverse over 2 days In winter we offer winter skills courses, winter walks and winter climbing: • Ben Nevis ascents, (see our dates) • Winter skills courses of 1,2 and 3 day duration, (see our dates) • Guided winter Munros, For more information about dates, prices and our activities please get in touch  www.thehighlandmountaincompany.co.uk or to see recent photos at our Facebook page Included in our price is the use of ice axe and crampons for winter activities, helmets and harness for all climbing and abseiling activities. *Buy an activity as a gift for someone else* If you see something that you think someone else would enjoy then please get in contact and we can send a gift voucher.
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