The combination of Scotland’s cold, wet windy weather, steep hillsides, friable soil and fragile vegetation cover makes the upland areas particularly susceptible to erosion from even a relatively small number of users. The result ends up as unsightly scarring of our precious wild landscapes and habitat meaning intervention is necessary to ensure that continued access to these areas is not at the expense of the habitat and landscape which makes them special and attractive places to visit.
As part of our fundraising efforts we have introduced a new initiative in 2019 inviting companies to sponsor an upland path. There are three geographical options to choose from:
Just click on the relevant page to find out the available paths in a location near you.