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Ben Aden

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Ben Aden (or Beinn an Aodainn in the correct Gaelic) is regarded by many as one of the finest Corbetts and as one of the most difficult summits to reach in Britain. The approach is epic from any direction whilst the mountain itself is exceptionally steep and rocky on all sides.

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Region: Fort William

Altitude: 887 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Ben Aden via Loch Quoich

Other routes and challenges

The approach is epic from any direction (not to mention the steepness and ruggedness once the peak is reached). The easiest approach is that described above along the north side of Loch Quoich, but it can also be reached from Sourlies, itself a long walk from Inverie in Knoydart, or Strathan above Loch Arkaig.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Invergarry & Knoydart Hotels

Invergarry & Knoydart B&B

Invergarry & Knoydart Cottages

Lochaber Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Ben Aden

There are 163 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Ben Aden. They have contributed 10 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  29/05/2018  26 C4
  18/05/2018  14 M5C3
  02/05/2015  10 C2
  08/06/2013  9 C2
  30/05/2010  3 C1
  22/05/2009  2 M3C5
  30/05/2010  1 C1
  12/06/2009  1 C2G1
  22/04/2009  1 C1
  15/07/2007  1 C1

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