Maintenance

Trainees Tackle Maintenance on Meall a Bhuachaille

The Trainees took to the heights of Meall a Bhuachaille to learn all about path maintenance and why its one of the key factors in path construction. They learned how to clean out waterbars, cross drains and make sure all ditching was all clear from any debris.They were also taught how to rebuild the 7 waterbars that […]...

Donate by Text Launched

We are delighted to expand our Mountain Path Appeal to enable text donations. Simply text COAT00 together with the amount you want to donate e.g. £2, £5 or £10 to 70070 and, even better, you can gift aid your donation....

Maintenance Programme 2013

Upland Access Ltd have been travelling the length and breadth of the Cairngorms National Park working on our 2013 Maintenance Programme. This year the maintenance contractor has had the benefit of survey reports from our Cairngorms Adopt a Path volunteers giving them vital intelligence as to what maintenance requires done and where. We’ll be reviewing the […]...

Volunteer opportunities to help manage mountain paths

The Cairngorms Adopt-a-Path Scheme (CAPS) is a response to an identified need to maintain mountain paths in the Cairngorms. Volunteers are being recruited to help manage the paths and ensure that money spent on maintenance is targeted and effective. Working with the North East Mountain Trust, COAT has developed a scheme that allows volunteers to […]...

Joint Upland Maintenance Programme

Over the last 10-15 years Highlands and Islands Enterprise, The National Trust for Scotland and Upper Deeside Access Trust (now Cairngorms Outdoors Access Trust) have been highly successful in generating funding for and carrying out upland path repair and development on the Cairngorm Estate, Mar Lodge Estate and the Upper Deeside mountain path networks respectively. […]...