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
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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