Archives for 2011

Cairngorm Mountain Heritage Project

The CMHP is picking up the pace for the upcoming summer 2011 “pathwork” season. Contracts are already underway on Cairngorm plateau, with contractor Upland Access ltd carrying out “light touch works” from the summit down to the path junction to 1141m. This technique consists of realigning and placing existing boulders to create a defined route […]...

Street of Kincardine, River Path

Street of Kincardine, located opposite Boat of Garten on the banks of the River Spey offers residents and visitors the chance for fine walks up and down the river with the possibility to observe some of the local wildlife associated with the Spey. The main access from the village down to the river has been […]...

Dulnain Bridge Path Opening

Dulnain Bridge Community Council and residents met with representatives from Cairngorms National Park Authority and COAT to celebrate the re-opening of a riverside path in the village on Friday (11th March). Push through the new gate and step from the village green to an adventure along the river!…....

Celebrating Volunteers

    At COAT we value the significant role the volunteers play in assisting us to deliver our objectives. We want to support our volunteers and celebrate the impact they have on local communities. We had a major celebration event, curtailed by a vicious winter storm, on Wednesday 9 March 2011. The broadcaster and mountaineer […]...

Community Woodland Path, Insh

Insh Holdings manage a strip of woodland and croftland adjacent to the village of Insh near Kingussie. Their vision of improving and managing the woodland to provide a valuable amenity for residents and visitors is being given a helping-hand after COAT brought in in a specialist environmental contractor in December 2010 to upgrade the woodland […]...

Riverside Path, Dulnain Bridge

New life was breathed into a derelict path in the heart of Dulnain Bridge early this year when specialist contractors put the finishing touches to the riverside path. The route had been closed for several years – much of the old path had become unsafe to walk along. The community were very keen that something […]...