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CMD Arete Guided Walk

  • Location Scotland
  • Price from £90.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bucket list
  • Microadventure


Our CMD (Carn Mor Dearg) Arete guided walk will give you one of the best easier scrambling experiences in the Scottish Highlands, with some of the most iconic views of the west coast, let alone the north face of Ben Nevis. We plan to traverse and up on to the summit of the highest peak in the British Isles, Ben Nevis before descending down the tourist track and back the north face car park
Ascend the highest mountain in the UK

Have one of our friendly, local, experienced guides by your side

Traverse the CMD arete en route to the summit of Ben Nevis

Unique views of the North face of 'The Ben'

Learn some of the geological and human impact on the mountain


We plan to meet in the north face car park, check equipment before heading up the track towards the north face of Ben Nevis, as the rocks grow closer we make tracks east up the steep ascent towards Carn Dearg Meadhonach. We start to have a sense of scale of the day with our gain in height towards the munros summit of Carn Mor Dearg, stunning panoramic views in every direction, including the CMD arete which lays to the south. We get kitted up before heading along the exposed but not too technically difficult ridge, one that will be remembered for a long time! The summit of Ben Nevis awaits after the exposure subsides.

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


Not-provided Accommodation

Accommodation is not provided as standard but we will be happy to help arrange it for you. Please message us to arrange!

    What's included

  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Equipment Harness & helmet
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified guide

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs Waterproofs, top and bottoms
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other
    Water bottle or flask Walking boots with stiff sole Rucksack 30-40ltr


Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.




Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water is the experience provider for CMD Arete Guided Walk