These photos show the difference well designed and implemented pathwork can do to a problem area. This section of the Lairig an Laoigh path was only going to get worse with more people avoiding the wet areas and the erosional damage continuing to increase.
Wednesday, 4 June 2014
In an eventful week for Upland Access Ltd's team we saw our new "home from home" for the summer being delivered by helicopter to the remote site in the Cairngorms. As part of the Cairngorm Mountain Heritage project we will be carrying out work near the Fords of Avon, a very long walk by anyone's standards and so the Remote Accommodation System we are staying in will enable us to carry out the works as efficiently as possible.
Although these systems are really good it is still going to be a challenge as our frozen water pipes gave us an example of that right away.
But we are here to do a job of works and we got down to it straight away working on a section of the ancient drovers route in the Lairig an Laoigh.
This project is for the Cairngorm Outdoor Access Trust and its their innovative accommodation units we will be using.