New Adoptees Join the Team

May 26th, 2022 - News

Yesterday was the second adopt a path training day of the year, held at Glenmore, taking new adoptees through the scheme. It was great to meet the new recruits and have more people helping us monitor upland paths. Tim tells us why he wanted to get involved with AAP: As a Mountain Leader with my […]

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Enthusiastic Volunteers Back For More

March 29th, 2022 - News

This week OATS ran two ‘refresher days’ for volunteers who became involved with the Adopt A Path scheme through The Mountains and The People. On Saturday 8 volunteers gathered at Bochastle in the Trossachs. We ran through the survey method, key features of paths prone to erosion and discussed the impacts of increased footfall on […]

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The Adopt a Path scheme is returning!

January 25th, 2022 - News

The Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland is looking forward to giving the Adopt A Path scheme a reboot after a combination of The Mountains and The People project coming to an end and Covid19 restrictions which put AAP on the backburner. A new team member has joined OATS which will allow more paths to be […]

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My Adopt a Path experience so far…

December 11th, 2017 - News

Ann is one of our Adopt a Path volunteers and has shared her experience so far… I found out about Adopt a Path through volunteering with Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. I am a volunteer ranger and also take part in many different conservation projects including survey work, footpath maintenance, removal of invasive […]

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Adopt a Path is go!

November 15th, 2017 - News

Our Adopt a Path scheme is officially live! Over the last few months we have been busy recruiting Adopt a Path volunteers. We were overwhelmed with interest from people who wanted to be part of this great scheme and do their bit to help look after our mountain paths. We have run Adopt a Path […]

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It’s almost time!

May 30th, 2017 - News

We are almost ready to launch our new and hopefully improved Adopt A Path scheme. We have plenty of paths that are currently available for adoption and there will be more available in the future as The Mountains and The People project progresses. We will be holding a number of Adopt A Path training days […]

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