Mend the Cairngorms (Beinn a'Ghlo)

by Mend Our Mountains in Blair Atholl, Scotland, United Kingdom

We did it
On 18th June 2019 we successfully raised £8,293 with 183 supporters in 281 days

Following the success of our Beinn a'Ghlo path repair crowdfunder, we are now accepting ongoing donations of support.

by Mend Our Mountains in Blair Atholl, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Ben Dolphin 24th October 2018

Beinn a' Ghlo was the first big walk I did after moving to Scotland in 2003. It was such a memorable event for me that I celebrated it by climbing the same hill on the same weekend every year for the next decade. It's wonderful to be able to give something back to a hill that gave me so much :)

Catriona Scriven 23rd October 2018

Having climbed the mountain on an excellent day many years ago. I am pleased to be able to make a contribution to retain and improve the path for other responsible users.

Alistair Grier 22nd October 2018

I see this fabulous mountain almost every day living here in Highland Perthshire, why wouldn’t you want to do your bit to help heal the visible scars?

Carles Ibanez 17th October 2018

My boots have done a fair share of damage to the Scottish hills over the last few years so it's only fair I do something about it :)

peter cornish 5th October 2018

No such thing as a free lunch! It's time bigger initiatives helped manage our open spaces. Perhaps a small levy on clothing and equipment could be routed to providing funds nationwide?


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£25 or more

Limited Edition Mend Our Mountains T-shirt

Mend Our Mountains T-shirt with unique 'Beaten Track' artwork, designed by artist Tessa Lyons, on the front. Check out how it looks further down this page.

£10 or more

15% Discount at Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock

Use in-store or online. Our Headline Sponsors are showing the love for Mend Our Mountains with a great discount across loads of outdoor products.

£10 or more

ChiaCharge 20% off

Pledge £10 to get a discount code off online purchases at Minimum pre-discount purchase £20, other Ts and Cs apply.

£15 or more

Mend Our Mountains Mug

A beautiful bone china mug with design by acclaimed artist Tessa Lyons.

£20 or more

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ChiaCharge Sample Pack

Get a tasty sample of ChiaCharge goodies when you donate £20 (or more). Check out photos on this page. The pack contains 11 items! See below for details. 6 Mini Flapjacks - 2 each original, banana and berry flapjacks 30g 3 Karma Bars - 1 each Karma bars each, Cocoa Karma, Coffee Karma and Cashew Karma 35g 2 Peanut Butter Flapjacks - 1 each New Peanut Butter and Cocoa Peanut Butter Flapjacks 50g RRP £10

£30 or more

Great Value discounted BMC membership

Support Mend Our Mountains even more by becoming a member of the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) - the nation's representative body for walkers, climbers and mountaineers. (for non-BMC members)

£50 or more

Mend Our Mountains Hoodie

Limited edition Mend Our Mountains Hoodie with unique 'Beaten Track' artwork, designed by Tessa Lyons, on the back.

£10 or more

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Montane 25th Anniversary Chief

British brand Montane is celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2018, pledge £10 and receive a limited edition Montane Chief; multi-purpose fast drying headwear that can be used to protect the head, neck or face. Featuring a repeat pattern of the Montane 25th Logo pattern on the iconic Montane orange background. Sure to be a collector's item.

£15 or more

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Mountaineering Scotland wind jammers

Wrap up warm this winter and support Mend Our Mountains.

£20 or more

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Pack of 12 Clif Bars

Delicious Choc Chip flavour. Fuel your mountain adventures.

£40 or more

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A3 print of Sron Ulladale

A high quality print of the Sron Ulladale photo-diagram from the new SMC Outer Hebrides Guidebook, signed by Rab Anderson.

£40 or more

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Montane Prism Glove

Win a Pair of Montane’s amazing Prism Gloves (RRP £45.00), these revolutionary PrimaLoft insulated, and Pertex outer fabric warm gloves have a micro pack size and a superb warmth to weight ratio., Ideal as multi-use gloves that will live unnoticed in your pack or pocket, they can easily be pulled on when needed.

£50 or more

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Signed copy of 'Photographing Scotland'

"Photographing Scotland: A photo-location and visitor guidebook" is Dougie Cunningham's gorgeous guide to photographing the nation, published in 2017. If you are a keen photographer who can't miss a sunrise or are on holiday using a mobile phone camera, this guidebook will take you to the most beautiful and photogenic places in Scotland.

£50 or more

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YHA Stays - 2 nights for one person in a dorm room

YHA Stays - 2 nights for one person in a dorm room

£50 or more

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Signed copy of new SMC Outer Hebrides Guidebook

A copy of the brand new climbing guidebook to the Outer Hebrides, produced on behalf of the Scottish Mountaineering Club and signed by authors Kev Howett and Rab Anderson.

£75 or more

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Mountain Skills Course + MS membership

Mountaineering Scotland one-day mountain skills course + year of complimentary membership. Navigation or winter skills course – subject to availability. Individual, joint or family memberships.

£100 or more

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Trangia 27-5 Stove

A full gas stove and non-stick cookset, complete with pans, burner and windshield. Loved by walkers and campers for years. Thanks to Trangia.

£125 or more

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Merrell MQM Flex Gore-Tex

Merrell's 'MQM Flex Gore-Tex' is a high-quality hybrid mountain shoe. We will contact you to get your size. Ts and Cs apply.

£175 or more

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YHA - 2 nights for up to 4 in a private room

Courtesy of YHA Stays - 2 nights for up to 4 people in a private family room at any appropriate YHA nationally, subject to availability. Other Ts and Cs apply.

£400 or more

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Night-walking experience with Alan Rowan

"A goosebump-inducing opportunity to experience the hills and mountains at night, with acclaimed walker and author Alan Rowan. Alan's book 'Moonwalker: Adventures of a Midnight Mountaineer' sets out his astonishing experiences in the hills at night. You can join him, and have the entire trip written up in TGO magazine as a feature piece. Please note that the participant must be fully responsible for their own safety. Other Ts and Cs apply.

£500 or more

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Day on the hills with Chris Townsend

A day out on the hills in the Cairngorms with BMC Ambassador Chris Townsend. At a mutually convenient time, in the Cairngorms.

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