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Model T enthusiasts reenact 1911 ascent of Ben Nevis in Scotland

I wondered how they would be able to reenact the 1911 original.

As the Edinburgh Evening News reported:

Health and safety laws, and conservationists tasked with looking after the mountain, put the brakes on ambitions to repeat the exact mission.

Instead, a specially-made version of the car will be shipped up from Buckinghamshire in pieces, carried up the mountain by participants then rebuilt at the summit.

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Neil Tuckett and Jamie Davidson, begin their attempt to drive a 1911 Model T Ford to the top of Ben Nevis on May 16,2011 in Fort William, Scotland. The challenge has been organized in memory of a pioneering Edinburgh car dealer Henry Alexander, who drove to the top of Ben Nevis to prove the ruggedness of the Model T. The original ascent took five days with the route leading over boulders and through snow drifts.

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Neil Tuckett (L) begins his attempt to drive a 1911 Model T Ford to the top of Ben Nevis on May 16 in Fort William, Scotland. The challenge has been organized in memory of a pioneering Edinburgh car dealer Henry Alexander, who drove to the top of Ben Nevis to prove the ruggedness of the Model T. The original ascent took five days with the route leading over boulders and through snow drifts.