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Ben Ledi (main)

Summary of Works

Works on Ben Ledi were undertaken in the summer of 2016.  The well used path had suffered for high footfall as well as areas of subsidence.  Before path works could commence landowners, Forestry Commission Scotland, undertook harvesting operations to remove and replace Sitka Spruce plantations.

Contractor –  Cairngorms Wilderness Contracts and McGowans Ltd

Total length of works – 1000m

Total cost of works – £ 500k

Work Description

Raised aggregate path with side ditches and stone drainage features, 66 m of stone pitching using locally sourced stone flown to site by helicopter.

Issues on site

Golden Eagles, SSSI, River etc

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Further Information

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The end of last week saw air volunteers carrying out the first drain run on the new Ben Lui path. 54 features cleared over the day - well done to all, great effort.

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