/ Ben Nevis camping
Flat piece of ground at the back of the CIC hut, yep, its under the wind turbine.
To be honest the path is pretty good now and the quality of life would be higher in the car park. I have camped / snowholed on the Ben, but at weekends tend to sleep in the carpark.
Most people will only do this once. Have fun.
I used to camp on a good flat bit, on the left of the path, a good 5 mins or so beneath the hut. I have seen others camp here too, there used to be piles of rocks/walls to shelter tents.
It's a worthwhile experience, then after spending a few days damp, miserable, bored at night, you'll probably settle for the 1.30 walk from the car!!
Fast and light is right.
That's where I'd camp, sleeping underneath a giant turbine (which has been known to throw blades) always seemed a bit silly...
But to be honest, there is very little advantage in a high camp unless conditions are dry and stable. It's only an hour and a half to walk in on the new path, meaning that you can dry out and get a much better kip in the valley.
Another vote for this spot. Camped in winter here several times. Fine as long as you stay dry during the day.
Agreed-camped there last Jan/Feb-great time.If snow is deep,take shovel and dig out your position.Obviously need good tent,pole fractured on my Quasar in pretty fierce winds.Well worth it for early starts and short walk-ins.Took us good hour to pack up,so allow for that.
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