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Gather up, gather up and register today for the return of our annual climb of Ben Nevis,

It is the highest mountain in Scotland, the United Kingdom and the British Isles. The summit is 4,411 feet above sea level and is the highest land in any direction for 459 miles.

We take pride in making life a little easier for our participants so this year we will be flying from London to Scotland. There are only 30 available spaces for this trip so sign up now!

If you have any questions or need further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch at events@muslimhands.org.uk – or call our team at 0115 911 7222.



04 November 2023


Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SY

About Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles. Standing at 1,344 metres above sea level, it is located at the western end of the Grampian Mountains in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands, close to the town of Fort William.

The mountain is a popular destination, attracting an estimated 100,000 ascents a year. The summit, which is the collapsed dome of an ancient volcano, features the ruins of an observatory which was continuously staffed between 1883 and 1904. The meteorological data collected during this period are still important for understanding Scottish mountain weather.

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Q. Who can take part in the Ben Nevis Challenge?

A. The Ben Nevis Challenge is open to anyone who is fit and able to walk. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Q. What are the registration requirements?

A. You must complete the registration form and complete the registration fee payment of £150 to secure your space.
Once your space is secured, we ask you fundraise a minimum of £550. However, we are hoping that our enthusiastic fundraisers aim for a more pioneering individual target.

Q. What should I wear?

A. Please dress in your warmest clothes, with optional layers that are easy to put on and take off. Temperatures can differ, but the higher you get the colder it will become. Please ensure your footwear is comfortable and ideally, weatherproof.

We advise the following: walking/hiking boots, trekking stick (especially for the descent), wind/waterproof jacket, thick socks, ruck sack, a pair of extra socks, hiking trousers (avoid jeans as they do not dry quickly, should it rain), spare jumper, gloves, a watch and a sunhat/sunglasses.

Q. What should I bring?

A. As this will be a two-night stay, you must pack sufficient clothing for both the trek and overnight clothing, alongside your usual toiletries, towels and belongings.

Although breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided, feel free to also pack your own snacks and drinks as well as plenty of water, to last you throughout the day.

It is advisable that you ensure your mobile phone is fully charged, in case we need to contact you.

Q. Are the walking routes difficult?

A. We will be climbing the Pony track which is a popular route for climbing Ben Nevis

Q. Is there transport available?

A. We will collectively fly from London to Glasgow where a coach will drop us off to the hostel.

Q. What day will the climb take place?

A. We will travel to the hostel on the 4th, we will then climb the mountain on the morning of the 5th and then return back to London on the 6th.

Q. Which airport are we flying from?

A. We will be flying from Gatwick to Glasgow on the 4th of November. And we will be flying from Glasgow to Heathrow on the 6th. Flight times will be provided closer to the time.


If you have any questions or would like further information please contact us.

We will aim to reply within 2 working days, but it can take a little longer during busy times.

Muslim Hands UK

Established in 1993, Muslim Hands is an aid agency and NGO helping those affected by poverty, conflict and natural disaster in over 20 countries worldwide.