Micro Panorama Thumbnail for Social Sharing Sites

Best Of 2015

(January – December 2015)

Jean Berthélémé

Irishtown Nature Park, Spillway Bridge (Winter)

Landis Bennett

Not the Ben Nevis Distillery

Summit of Ben Nevis, Scotland, UK

28 Sep 2015 12:48 British Summer Time

Loading panorama viewer ...
Configuring ...

© 2015 Landis Bennett, All Rights Reserved.

In celebration of our 10th anniversary Kat and I decided to do a little whisky (or is it whiskey?) tasting in Scotland. The sightseeing took us from distillery to distillery with amazing castles and natural beauty all around - and even the occasional sunny day. So when Kat asked what I thought about a trip to Ben Nevis I replied, "That sounds like a lovely distillery to try out next."

"Wait, why are we going up this mountain?"

Not only is Ben Nevis a delicious whisky, but it's also the highest mountain in all of the UK. Having done quite a bit of hiking back home in mountains that reach to 14,000 feet this should have been easy. But starting at sea level and climbing to 4,400 feet in 5 miles in the biting, cold wind is not just a quick hop out of the car. However the view was amazing and well worth the effort.

Besides, Kat bought me a wee dram once we made it back to the more civilized portion of our trip.

Europe / UK-Scotland

Lat: 56° 47' 48.29" N
Long: 6° 1' 12.87" W

Elevation: 1,344 m (4,409 ft)

→ maps.google.com [EXT]

Precision is: Medium. Nearby, but not to the last decimal.

Sony A6000, PTGui 8

PLEASE RESPECT THE ARTIST’S WORK. All images are copyright by the individual photographers, unless stated otherwise. Use in any way other than viewing on this web site is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the individual photographer. If you're interested in using a panorama, be it for non-profit or commercial purposes, please contact the individual photographer. The WWP can neither negotiate for, nor speak on behalf of its participants. The overall site is copyright by the World Wide Panorama Foundation, a California Public Benefit Corporation. Webdesign © by Martin Geier www.geiervisuell.com