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Ben Tee


Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
904 m (2965 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
16 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Fairy mountain

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

You can click on the map name to purchase the map for £6.29 including postage which is one of the cheapest prices we have found.

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A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

Ben Tee is part of the Sron a' Choire Ghairbh (Munro) group and lies to the N of Coire Glas separated from Meall a Choire Ghlais by a bealach (545m), a drop of 350m.

Logically Ben Tee should be climbed as part of the circuit of Coire Glas, but an approach is possible from the N on forest tracks if you wish to climb it alone.

Ben Tee is a steep sided mountain, with boulder strewn S slopes and craggy N slopes. It has two ridges N to Bac an Laogh and ENE which offers the easiest slopes which can be reached from Kilfinnan at the NE end of Loch Lochy. The path from the N leads to the steeper W slopes where an ascent is possible with care.

Hazards you may encounter on Ben Tee include
 Steep slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Stony/rocky Slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Crags near summit.
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
Picture Gallery for Ben Tee

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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Beinn a Chaorainn
by Metcheck
Ben Tee Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Ben Tee.

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 Routes that include Ben Tee
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 996 m 19.25 km 5.5 hrs Ben Tee  Longer route on forest tracks and a steep ascent Not Yet Rated 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Ben Tee

 Baggers Gallery for Ben Tee

Me John Donnelly and Alba at Summit Ben Tee 12/08/2012

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

James happy to be on summit

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark
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Recently Climbed By
Roger Vander Steen on 04 Jun 2018

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Ben Tee
by Doug Tulloch
Ben Tee
by David McSporran

Post a few words about Ben Tee or read what others have had to say.

Peter Lang
wrote on
August 29, 2011
Good outing from Kilfinnan (4hr 45m return trip incl breaks) and some fine views Westwards down Loch Arkaig. Recommend staying at great glen hostel and you can walk from hostel to start of walk in 30 mins and have a pint of real ale on the eagle inn barge on the caledonian canal on your return towards the hostel.
Eileen Stark
wrote on
December 23, 2008
1st November 2008 and did this one in some quite deep snow in parts especially on final climb to summit. Superb views all round. Fantastic walk.

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