Archives for 2009

Strathdon School Path

As part of the Cairngorms National Park (CNPA) core path planning process the Strathdon School path was high up the Strathdon communities list of priorities. Requests for improvements to the path to make it more user friendly to a greater number of people became a key aspiration. The path runs behind the local primary school […]...

Gynack Bridge Replacement, Kingussie

Background The lower footbridge spanning the Gynack Burn between the Cross Restaurant and Gynack Road was condemned over 2 years ago. The wooden bridge had been built on two sections of old railway line and the structure was not considered safe for public use with the timber itself worn and very slippy. Kingussie Community Development […]...

Cairngorms Upland Path Priorities Assessment

The Cairngorms Upland Path Priorities Assessment (CUPPA) project was taken forward during 2007/8, with a view to prioritising a list of upland paths to be taken forward as a path repair project. The Munros and Corbetts guides were trawled for all promoted routes in the Cairngorms area, and over 200 paths were identified.  Maps of […]...

Historic bridge reopens in Cairngorms National Park

A historic bridge has reopened in the Cairngorms National Park thanks to the combined efforts of local groups. The Gynack Bridge crossing in Kingussie, which has been closed for two and a half years, was reopened yesterday (Tuesday) by Minister for the Environment Roseanna Cunningham. Roseanna Cunningham said: “I am delighted the Gynack Bridge is […]...