Take on the UK’s highest mountain in this fantastic challenge.

  • Location

    Ben Nevis Winter Ascent

  • Date

    Dec - Apr

  • Reg Fee:


  • Minimum Sponsorship:

    £500 (self funding option available)

Attaining the summit of the mighty Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK, in winter conditions is an amazing experience and is not an undertaking for the fainthearted!

It is cold, can be very windy and has a substantial snow covering! It is almost unrecognisable from the summer.

Event Details

This is a 2 day challenge; 1 day learning essential skills for walking in wintery conditions, using an ice axe and crampons safely and correctly and covering basic winter navigation techniques and 1 day walking Ben Nevis.

A typical itinerary looks like this:

Day 1 – Friday: Check in to your accommodation, evening briefing, route planning and equipment check with your guide.

Day 2 – Saturday: Breakfast followed by Winter Skills training to ensure you are prepared for the ascent. Return to accommodation for a debrief.

Day 3 – Sunday: Breakfast and off for your Ben Nevis ascent. Services end on return to your accommodation. Sunday night accommodation is available at a supplement for those who would like to stay over.



Find out more about this incredible event, or to register for a place visit the Winter Ascent website here.

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When you join #TeamMND you'll receive:

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    A running vest and/or T-shirt to raise awareness

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    A fundraising pack full of advice, tips and support and everything you'll need to get started

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    Regular emails with support, updates and extra fundraising tips

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    A certificate at the end of the event, so everyone will know how you’ve supported MND Association

Useful information

Useful information

Click on the links below for useful information to help your training and fundraising efforts.

Additional info

If you have any questions about this event, or would like more information, please contact the Fundraising Team.

For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

mndconnect 0808 802 6262