Cairngorms Mountain Heritage Project

COAT NEWSLETTER – 1st Edition

COAT Newsletter – 1st Edition We have trialled a Newsletter as a way of updating our Affiliate Members, Donors, Public Bodies and all who are interested in our work in Outdoors Access.   This is a 1st Edition and we would welcome any positive feedback and/or constructive criticism, whether it is worthwhile and, how could it […]...

Cave of the Raits and other Stories

Today saw the filming of the Cave of the Raits, on location at the Souterrain at Lynchat and the Croft House at the Highland Folk Museum. It tells the story of the McNivens who built a cottage over the souterrain which was used as a hideout as they carried out a series of daring cattle […]...

New Volunteers Adopting Paths in the Cairngorms

Welcome to our 10 new Path Adopters and welcome back to three existing volunteers who attended 3 training days on CairnGorm Mountain Ltd and Mar Lodge Estate during May and June. Three excellent days out on the hill with enough time to discuss path condition surveying as well as appreciate the flora and fauna of the areas.Thanks to Nic Bullivant, Peter […]...

Remote Accommodation System at Lairig and Laoigh

Today saw they deployment of the RAS at Lairig an Laoigh. After a less than promising start with harr and hill fog preventing the helicopters from flying in the morning, we did, infact, get the whole system flown out. We were also visited by two of the funders of the Cairngorms Mountain Heritage Project. Audrey […]...

Filming the Stories of the Cairngorms

Call for Archive Photos / Footage We are producing 6 audio visual podcasts that will tell the Stories of the Cairngorms.  There are many hundreds of stories and legends but these have been narrowed down to six stories which encompass the broad themes of Journeys, Working and Legends. Some of the stories relate to Cairngorms traditions […]...

Remote Cabins heading for Lairig an Laoigh

Received the excellent news that we have been granted Planning Permission to site the cabins on Lairig an Laoigh. So the generators been serviced, the cabins have been maintained over at Mar Lodge Estate and Gordon’s bought a new tattie masher for the kitchen …… I think we’re all set! Fingers crossed for good flying weather […]...

Cairngorms Mountain Heritage Project

An upland project for the North and West Cairngorms The Cairngorm Mountain Heritage Project is a 4 year £2.1m initiative to repair upland paths in the Highland Cairngorms, develop training, volunteering interpretation and to engage the public in supporting this type of work.  The project receives substantial grants from the European Regional Development Fund and […]...

Interpretation for the CMHP

We are delighted with the design of our interpretation panel which we will be installing at key points in the project area, including the start of the Chalamain Gap path and in bothies located in the project area. It aims to raise awareness of the need to build and maintain upland paths to control erosion […]...

Stakeholder/user survey

The Cairngorms Mountain Heritage Project is a 4 year HLF funded project to repair paths in the Cairngorms National Park. As part of this project we are looking at ways to engage with members of the public regarding the importance of mountain paths in controlling erosion. We have prepared a short survey to try to […]...