/ Parking Nevis
please advise on parking in and around Ben Nevis area...
best car parks closest to crags with free parking long duration stay and ideally “safe” parking.
Which crags are you talking about?
Some climbing clubs have a shared key to get past the gates at the north face car park that will save a long walk in. Only thing is you'll have to join a club.
> that will save a long walk in
about 45 minutes carrying climbing kit plus enough food for 3 nights in the CIC...
I find that section from the car park grinding on the way back.
Could be the difference between walking in the light and not on a winter day with short daylight hours!
Having said that, it's not hard to walk in/out in the dark on that bit....
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